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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…

HITRUST and (ISC)²® Partner to Develop Professional Standards for Credentialing in Healthcare Information Security

With Healthcare Breaches on the Rise, New Alliance Will Help Fill Market Demand for Qualified Healthcare Security Pros Dec 12, 2012 Palm Harbor, Fla., U.S.A., December 12, 2012 – (ISC)²® (“ISC-squared”), the world’s largest information security professional body and administrators of the CISSP®, and the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST), a non-profit organization responsible for the…

HITRUST’s Analysis of U.S. Breach Data Finds Little Progress and Concern for Un-reported Breaches

Significant Areas for Concern Continue to Include Smaller Physician Practices and Industry-wide Struggle with Thefts of Laptops, Desktops and Mobile Media, while Hacking and Malware Remain Suspiciously Low Dec 5, 2012 FRISCO, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–According to the Health Information Trust Alliance’s (HITRUST) analysis of U.S. healthcare data breaches from 2009 to the present, the healthcare industry…

Get Real Health Achieves Gold Standard in Electronic Health Record Privacy & Security

Company’s InstantPHR SaaS offering achieves HITRUST Common Security Framework (CSF) Certified status Nov 29, 2012 Rockville, Maryland – November 16, 2012 — Patients and providers can rest assured that their data and communications are safe and secure when using Get Real Health’s InstantPHR platform. The company’s InstantPHR SaaS offering has achieved HITRUST Common Security Framework…

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