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Leading Health Plan Organizations Learn to Mitigate Breach Exposure by Participating in Industry-Wide Cyberattack Simulation Exercise

HITRUST CyberRX 2.0 reveals top five actions to improve cyber incident readiness Frisco, Texas and New York – December 3, 2015: The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) and Deloitte Advisory Cyber Risk Services, in coordination with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), revealed today the results of the healthcare industry’s first simultaneous…

Report Finds Gaps in Health Industry Cyber Threat Indicator Sharing

HITRUST to Advance Cyber Threat Indicator Collection and Situational Awareness Frisco, Texas – November 12, 2015: The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST), the leading organization supporting the healthcare industry in advancing the state of information protection, has released findings and recommendations from a recent review of the healthcare industry’s most active threat intelligence sharing and…

HITRUST and Willis Partner to Improve Cyber Insurance Coverage and Premiums for the Healthcare Industry

First Industry-Specific Cyber Insurance Program to Leverage HITRUST CSF Frisco, TX – July 22, 2015: The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST), the leading organization supporting the healthcare industry in advancing the state of information protection, today announced a partnership with Willis North America. The unit of Willis Group Holdings, plc., the global risk advisory, reinsurance…

CSF Assurance Program Adoption Key to More Effective Third-Party Risk Management in the Healthcare Industry

Additional 7,500 business associates required to obtain CSF Certification within 24 months Frisco, TX—June 29, 2015: The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) is announcing today an expansion of the healthcare industry’s use of the CSF Assurance program in support of efforts to efficiently and effectively manage the third-party assurance process. An increasing number of healthcare…

HITRUST to Improve Patient Privacy with New Framework for De-Identification of Health Information

De-Id framework to simplify and standardize key process of de-identification of healthcare data Frisco, TX – March 12, 2015: The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) announced today the new HITRUST De-Identification Framework, developed to improve patient privacy, enhance innovation and streamline the appropriate use of healthcare data. The framework meets the need of healthcare organizations…

Healthcare Industry Responds to President’s New Executive Order on Cybersecurity

Frisco, TX – February 17, 2015: The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) announced today a statement in response to the Presidential “Executive Order – Promoting Private Sector Cybersecurity Information Sharing.” Topic The President signed on Friday the “Executive Order – Promoting Private Sector Cybersecurity Information Sharing” during the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer…

HITRUST and Industry to Establish Roadmap for Improving the Security of Health Information Systems and Medical Devices

Industry leaders convene working group to address growing concerns over health information systems and medical device security by establishing a Health Information Technology (HIT) framework for vulnerability avoidance, reporting, and mitigation Frisco, TX – January 15, 2015: The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) announced today the establishment of a working group whose mission is to…

HITRUST Updates Common Security Framework to Include Privacy Controls

The addition of privacy controls will create a fully integrated information security and privacy framework Frisco, TX – January 7, 2015: The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) announced today the addition of privacy controls to version seven of the HITRUST Common Security Framework (CSF) being released later this month. This addition creates a fully integrated…

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