April 21, 2014 – HITRUST, in coordination with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), disclosed today the results of the healthcare industry’s first cyber-attack simulation exercise, CyberRX. It didn’t release the full report, but held a press conference to discuss the findings and why industry collaboration is so important to healthcare-specific threat intelligence.

The CyberRX exercises help assess healthcare organizations’ response and threat preparedness against healthcare cybersecurity attacks. Jim Koenig, CyberRX observer, Principal, Global Leader, Commercial Privacy, Cybersecurity and Incident Response for Health, Booz Allen Hamilton, began the meeting by offering a summary of the CyberRX exercises.

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