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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…

HITRUST Announces Cyber Threat XChange (CTX)

Published on: October 8, 2014 HITRUST announced today the HITRUST Cyber Threat XChange (CTX) to significantly accelerate the detection of and response to cyber threat indicators targeted at the healthcare industry. HITRUST CTX will automate the process of collecting and analyzing cyber threats and distributing actionable indicators in electronically consumable formats that organization’s of almost…

HITRUST Announces CyberRX 2.0 Program

Published on: September 3, 2014 HITRUST announced today that over 750 healthcare organizations have signed-up to participate in the healthcare industry’s cyber attack simulation exercise, CyberRX 2.0, to begin in October 2014. This overwhelming response is the result of the success and important lessons learned from the inaugural CyberRX exercise held in April 2014. It…

Feds Give Guidance on Cybersecurity

The federal government has published an initial framework for improving cybersecurity throughout the nation and across industries. Feb 17, 2014 The Cybersecurity Framework Version 1.0 comes from the National Institute of Standards and Technology, which has worked for the past year with stakeholders across the country, following an executive order from President Obama for development…

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