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HITRUST 2016 Day 2 Recap

HITRUST BLOG (April 26, 2016) Written by HITRUST Independent Security Journalist Sean Martin. Day 2 at HITRUST 2016 opened with a candid discussion between Pamela Arora, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Children’s Health, and Roy Mellinger, Vice President of IT Security and Chief Information Security Officer at Anthem. Both took the time…

HITRUST 2016 Keynote Speaker: General Touhill Provides Strategic, Actionable Guidance for Healthcare Cybersecurity

HITRUST BLOG (April 25, 2016) Written by HITRUST Independent Security Journalist Sean Martin. Retired Air Force Brigadier General Gregory Touhill, the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Cybersecurity and Communications for the Department of Homeland Security, opened the HITRUST 2016 conference with an audience-engaging keynote, calling it “a meeting of the cybersecurity neighborhood watch with a focus…

HITRUST 2016 Day 1 Recap

HITRUST BLOG (April 25, 2016) Written by HITRUST Independent Security Journalist Sean Martin. On the first day at HITRUST 2016, attendees were treated to a fantastic opening keynote from Gregory Touhill, Retired Air Force Brigadier General and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Cybersecurity and Communications for the Department of Homeland Security. Touhill addressed the audience straight…

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…

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….