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The Benefits of a HITRUST Certification

Aug 2, 2013 As healthcare providers rely more and more on evolving technologies to store and transmit their data, compliance has become an increasingly complex landscape to navigate. Managing the security requirements from federal and state agencies and other third parties can be a daunting task, one that consumes considerable energy, expense, and effort. When…

Online Business Systems Receives HITRUST Common Security Framework Assessor Designation

Jun 21, 2013 WINNIPEG, MANITOBA–(June 21, 2013) – Online Business Systems (Online), a leading North American business and technology consulting company, announced today that it has been designated by the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) as a Common Security Framework (CSF) Assessor. HITRUST is committed to providing the healthcare industry with a risk management framework…

Response to Recent Breach Event

May 28, 2013 HITRUST wants to make you aware of a recent cyber attack and media comments relating to a HITRUST web server. HITRUST had a non-critical, standalone public web server compromised by an SQL injection that resulted in some test data being leaked. The media article accurately claims that 111 records, including some real…

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…

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