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What to Expect at HITRUST 2016

HITRUST BLOG (April 21, 2016) Written by HITRUST Independent Security Journalist Sean Martin There’s a lot going on in the world of Health Information Privacy and Security these days; changing compliance requirements, emerging technologies and evolving cyber threats, just to name a few. Healthcare professionals must continue to work together, sharing information and best practices…

Become a HITRUST Certified De-Identification Expert – New Class Now Available

The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) has partnered with Privacy Analytics—the leading provider of software that safeguards and enables personal health data for secondary purposes – to offer a new training and certification program that will increase the number of experts capable of applying the HITRUST De-Identification Framework. The goal of this training program is…

First Business Associate Council for Healthcare Industry to Help Drive Efficiencies and Effectiveness in Third-Party Assurance

HITRUST announces formation of council and names founding members representing leading technology, security, risk, compliance and audit experts March 31, 2016 – Frisco, TX: HITRUST announced today the formation of the HITRUST Business Associate Council (BA Council), with the mission to give healthcare business associates a voice and drive efficiencies and effectiveness in third-party information…

HITRUST 2016 Agenda Highlights and Speakers

The professional value of attending the HITRUST 2016 conference cannot be overstated. With an extensive list of information-privacy and -security experts on-hand to discuss key issues facing organizations and provide guidance on a number of relevant topics, this conference is one of the most pertinent events of the year for any individual responsible for the…

HITRUST Third Party Assurance (Virtual) Summit: Registration Reminder

Time is running out to register for the Third Party Assurance (Virtual) Summit, held by HITRUST in coordination with industry leaders. The event is an opportunity for industry professionals to gain clarification on third-party risk management issues and the requirements and expectations for business partners related to the CSF Assurance program. It’s also a chance…

Join the Cyber Attack Simulation at HITRUST 2016

Along with the many timely, relevant and educational presentations, panels and breakout sessions that will take place during the HITRUST 2016 Conference, an exclusive Cyber Simulation Workshop entitled Beyond the Data Breach will be held. It is open to any registered HITRUST 2016 attendee, but limited to the first 80 who register for the workshop….

New Guide Helps Healthcare Organizations Implement NIST Cybersecurity Framework

HITRUST, the Healthcare and Public Health (HPH) Sector Coordinating Council (SCC) and Government Coordinating Council (GCC), are pleased to announce the availability of a new guide to assist healthcare organizations in implementing the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CsF). HITRUST developed this document in consultation with the HPH, SCC and GCC, along with input from other sector…

New HITRUST De-Identification Training Program

HITRUST is now offering a new data de-identification (De-ID) training program for healthcare information security and privacy professionals preparing to leverage MyCSF and implement the HITRUST CSF.  De-identification is one of the most effective ways to manage privacy risks when using and disclosing personally identifiable information (PII) for secondary purposes, and the new course helps…

HITRUST CSF Certification Provides Enhanced Coverage and Reductions in Cyber Insurance Premiums

Allied World first to offer HITRUST CSF Certified organizations enhanced cyber insurance provisions Frisco, TX and New York, NY – February 22, 2016 – The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST), the leading organization supporting the healthcare industry in advancing the state of information protection, in partnership with Willis Towers Watson, a leading global advisory, broking…