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Healthcare Industry Leaders Collaborate to Streamline Third Party Assessment Process

Third Parties Continue to Pose Significant Risks and Challenges Associated with Safeguarding Health Information May 8, 2013 Frisco, TX – May 8, 2013 – The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) is announcing today that leading healthcare organizations will be requiring their business associates to participate in the HITRUST Common Security Framework (CSF) Assurance Program and…

Wipfli Earns HITRUST Common Security Framework Assessor Designation

Apr 22, 2013 Wipfli LLP (Wipfli) announced today that the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST), a leading authority on the protection of health information, has designated the firm as a Common Security Framework (CSF) Assessor. Wipfli is one of a small number of CSF Assessors across the country. Continue Reading…

Kratos Named HITRUST Common Security Framework Assessor

Will Assist Healthcare Organizations to Mitigate Cybersecurity Risk and Comply with HIPAA Omnibus Regulations Apr 17, 2013 SAN DIEGO, April 17, 2013 — Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that its Kratos SecureInfo cybersecurity business group has been designated by the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST)…

HITRUST Releases New Guidance for Healthcare Organizations to Assess Cybersecurity Preparedness

Rise in Cyber Threats Targeted at the Healthcare Industry Leads to Increased Industry Awareness Apr 10, 2013 Frisco, TX – April 10, 2013 – In response to heightened awareness and concerns about cyber threats, attacks and incidents, the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) announced today new guidance for healthcare organizations wanting to assess the state of…

ComplySmart, LLC designated as a Common Security Framework (CSF) Assessor

Mar 26, 2013 Scottsdale, Arizona – March 25th, 2013 Today, ComplySmart, LLC announced that the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST), a leading authority on healthcare information security, has designated the firm as a Common Security Framework (CSF) Assessor. The CSF, developed in collaboration with healthcare and security experts, is a certifiable, information security framework that…

Healthcare Industry Establishes New Working Group to Support White House Cybersecurity Executive Order

Industry and Government Already Benefiting from Cybersecurity Collaboration Feb 20, 2013 Frisco, TX – February 20, 2013 –The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) announced today the establishment of a new working group to support the White House Cybersecurity Executive Order. Issued on February 12 by President Obama following his State of the Union address, the policy warns that…

How to Prevent Healthcare Data Breaches (and What to Do If You’re a Victim)

Jan 7, 2013 Personal health information is worth 50 times more to thieves than credit card or Social Security numbers, so it’s no surprise that healthcare organizations are prone to data breaches. Preventing them is difficult, and so is mitigating the damage they can cause. Here experts discuss how organizations can avoid breaches and a…

Booz Allen Obtains HITRUST CSF Assessor Designation

DESIGNATION BUILDS ON FIRM’S CYBERM3 MODEL Jan 7, 2013 McLean, Virginia — Today, Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) announced that the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST), a leading authority on healthcare information security, has designated the firm as a Common Security Framework (CSF) Assessor. Click here to read the entire press release. ######### Media Contact: Mary Hall…

Press Release: HCMS Group Achieves HITRUST CSF Certification and Maintains High Security Standards

Jan 3, 2013 Cheyenne, Wyoming – January 3, 2013 – Human Capital Management Services (HCMS) Group has announced its achievement of Common Security Framework (CSF) Certified status from the Health Information Trust (HITRUST) Alliance. The HITRUST CSF Certified status allows HCMS to uphold its high security standards in maintaining electronic protected health information (ePHI). Click here to…

HITRUST Announces Updates to 2013 CSF and CSF Assurance Program, and Introduces Major Enhancements to CSF Assessment Tool

Customizable Tool Provides Simpler and More Consistent Approach for Managing CSF Assessments, Tracking Compliance, and Benchmarking Dec 19, 2012 Frisco, TX – December 19, 2012 –The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) is announcing continuing updates to the HITRUST Common Security Framework (CSF), the most widely-adopted security framework in the U.S. healthcare industry, to ensure the framework…

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