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Health IT Group Praises Senator’s Cybersecurity Effort

Nov 1, 2012 The Health Information Trust Alliance offered its support for an effort by Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) to raise awareness of what both call a growing cybersecurity threat. In a three-page letter to Rockefeller, HITrust CEO Daniel Nutkis said the organization “applauds lawmakers’ and regulators’ attention to this issue and is supportive of…

Health Care Group Puts Focus on Current Cybersecurity Efforts

Oct 30, 2012 The health care industry is joining other businesses in urging Congress and federal officials to consider existing cybersecurity efforts before enacting new measures to better protect American computer networks. Congress is expected to revisit cybersecurity legislation before the end of the year and the White House is considering an executive order on…

HITRUST Letter to Congressional Leader on Cybersecurity

Oct 29, 2012 HITRUST takes seriously its commitment to supporting the healthcare industry in all aspects relating to the advancement of information protection. The recent proliferation of media coverage on escalating cybersecurity threats, and the White House and Congress’ indication of a coming executive order has led HITRUST to become more proactive in educating members…

FireHost Dominates in Compliance Again; Cloud Hosting Company Achieves HITRUST CSF Certification

Company again proves commitment to securing electronic personal healthcare information Oct 17, 2012 Dallas, Texas – October 17, 2012 – FireHost, the leading secure cloud hosting company, today announced that it has successfully achieved Common Security Framework (CSF) Certified status from the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST). In doing so, FireHost has attained certification from…

FireHost Dominates in Compliance Again; Cloud Hosting Company Achieves HITRUST CSF Certification

Company again proves commitment to securing electronic personal healthcare information Oct 17, 2012 Dallas, Texas – October 17, 2012 – FireHost, the leading secure cloud hosting company, today announced that it has successfully achieved Common Security Framework (CSF) Certified status from the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST). In doing so, FireHost has attained certification from…

WellTok Achieves HITRUST CSF Certification

Aug 23, 2012 Denver, Colo. – August 23, 2012 – Welltok, Inc., today announced that it has achieved Common Security Framework (CSF) Certified status from the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST). The CSF is the most widely adopted information security framework in the U.S. healthcare industry and the foundation of the HITRUST CSF Assurance Program,…

Health Care IT News HITRUST Launches Cyber Defense Platform for Health Care

The Health Information Trust Alliance has launched a service that enables an exchange of intelligence on cyber threats facing the health care industry. Jul 26, 2012 The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST), a group of health care business technology and information security leaders, has launched the Cyber Threat Analysis Service (C-TAS) to provide intelligence on…

HITRUST Expands Cybersecurity Center with Launch of First Cyber Threat Analysis Service for the Healthcare Industry

“Community Defense” Model a Major Step Toward Proactively Protecting Electronic Health Data and the Nation’s Critical Infrastructure Against Cyber Attacks Jul 24, 2012 Frisco, TX – July 24, 2012 – The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) today launched the HITRUST Cyber Threat Analysis Service (C-TAS), a unique collaborative platform for cyber defense specific to the healthcare industry and a…

HITRUST Working Group to Propose Standards for De-Identification of Protected Health Information

Healthcare industry struggles to effectively de-identify data needed to support research and quality of care Jul 11, 2012 Frisco, TX – July 11, 2012 – The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) has formed the HITRUST De-Identification Working Group to propose standards for health data de-identification and the appropriate use and handling of de-identified data as…

Kaiser Permanente Chief Technology Risk Officer Elected to HITRUST Executive Council

Kaiser Permanente’s Jim Doggett is First Risk Officer Elected to HITRUST Executive Council Jul 9, 2012 FRISCO, Texas – July 9, 2012 – The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) is pleased to announce that Jim Doggett, chief technology risk officer for Kaiser Permanente, has been elected to the HITRUST Executive Council. HITRUST is led by…

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