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Healthcare Industry Group Builds Cybersecurity Threat Center

Health Information Trust Alliance wants Cybersecurity Incident Response and Coordination Center to battle cybersecurity problems Apr 25, 2012 Looking to address growing cybersecurity threats in the healthcare industry the Health Information Trust Alliance today said it has established a centralized Cybersecurity Incident Response and Coordination Center where organizations can report incidents and get help remediating…

HITRUST Leads Anti-Hacking Effort

Collaborative Effort Will Share Threat Updates, Best Practices Apr 25, 2012 The Health Information Trust Alliance is spearheading an effort to create a clearinghouse of information about hacker attacks against healthcare organizations as well as best practices for addressing these threats. Click here to read the entire article. ######### Mary Hall 972.330.4919 pr@HITRUSTalliance.net

HITRUST Establishes Cybersecurity Incident Response and Coordination Center for the Healthcare Industry

Industry Lacks Awareness, Coordination, Best Practices, and Education to Address Increasing Cybersecurity Threats Apr 24, 2012 Frisco, TX – April 24, 2012 – In light of growing threats posed by cyber attacks targeted at healthcare organizations, the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) has established the HITRUST Cybersecurity Incident Response and Coordination Center to provide crucial…

HITRUST CSF Assurance Program Continues to be the Most Widely Used Security Assessment Approach in the Healthcare Industry

Acceptance and Utilization Driven by Security Risks Posed by Business Associates Feb 7, 2012 Frisco, TX – February 7, 2012 – The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) announced today that the HITRUST CSF Assurance Program, based on the HITRUST Common Security Framework (CSF), continues to be the most widely utilized program for assessing the security…

HITRUST CSF Continues to Improve with 2012 Release

HITRUST Expands Programs and Offerings as Adoption Grows Jan 12, 2012 Frisco, TX – January 12, 2012 – The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) has released the HITRUST Common Security Framework (CSF) version 4.0 and updates to the CSF Assurance Program. The 2012 CSF includes changes and new guidance pertaining to the National Institute of…

Coalfire Recognized as a HITRUST CSF Assessor for Healthcare Organizations

Oct 12, 2011 LOUISVILLE, Colo., Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Colorado-based Coalfire, an independent IT Governance, Risk and Compliance firm, today announced it has been designated by the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) as a Common Security Framework (CSF) Assessor. With this achievement, Coalfire is now approved to deliver security risk assessments using the CSF,…

BluePrint Healthcare IT Recognized as a HITRUST CSF Assessor

Sep 20, 2011 CRANBURY, NJ, September 20, 2011 – BluePrint Healthcare IT announced today that it has been designated by the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) as a Common Security Framework (CSF) Assessor. This achievement will allow BluePrint to provide covered entities, health information exchanges and business associates with greater visibility into the security and…

HITRUST to Include Privacy Requirements in Integrated Security and Privacy Framework and Further Align with Government Standards

HITRUST Plans Enhancements to Assessment Methodology and Revises Scope of CSF to Include Additional Authoritative Sources for Year-End Release Aug 11, 2011 Frisco, TX – August 11, 2011 – The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) announced today it will include privacy requirements in an integrated security and privacy framework available in December 2012. This transformative…

HITRUST Addresses Risk Assessment Issues for Small Healthcare Organizations

New service reduces complexities and incomplete reporting experienced with meaningful use risk assessments May 25, 2011 Frisco, TX – May 25, 2011 – The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) announced today a new component of the CSF Assurance program targeted at healthcare organizations with annual revenue less than $25 million. The new security assessment approach…

Amedisys Joins HITRUST Executive Council

Apr 29, 2011 BATON ROUGE, La.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Amedisys, one of the nation”s leading home health care and hospice companies, announced today that it has been elected to the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) Executive Council. Information Security Officer Sanjeev Sah will serve a two-year term on the council as the Amedisys representative. Click here to read…

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