HITRUST CEO Testifies at an Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s Subcommittee on Information Technology Hearing

Testimony of Dan Nutkis, CEO of HITRUST Alliance, Before the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Subcommittee on Information Technology Hearing entitled: “Cybersecurity: The Evolving Nature of Cyber Threats Facing the Private Sector” March 17, 2015 Prepared for Submission Chairman Hurd, Ranking Member Kelly, and distinguished Members of the Subcommittee, I am pleased to appear today…

HITRUST De-Identification Framework Webinar

The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) announced the new HITRUST De-Identification Framework, developed to improve patient privacy and enhance innovation and the improved use of healthcare data. The framework meets the need of healthcare organizations for greater guidance and consistency in the de-identification and use of de-identified healthcare data, while simplifying and streamlining the process….

HITRUST to Improve Patient Privacy with New Framework for De-Identification of Health Information

De-Id framework to simplify and standardize key process of de-identification of healthcare data Frisco, TX – March 12, 2015: The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) announced today the new HITRUST De-Identification Framework, developed to improve patient privacy, enhance innovation and streamline the appropriate use of healthcare data. The framework meets the need of healthcare organizations…

HITRUST Transforms Model for Effective Cyber Risk Management

Healthcare Organizations Lack Tools for Cyber Situational Awareness and Threat Assessment HITRUST Transforms Model for Effective Cyber Risk Management Frisco, TX – March 4, 2015: The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) has completed a three-month review of its approach to cyber risk management for the healthcare industry. The effort was focused on understanding the challenges…

Healthcare Industry Responds to President’s New Executive Order on Cybersecurity

Frisco, TX – February 17, 2015: The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) announced today a statement in response to the Presidential “Executive Order – Promoting Private Sector Cybersecurity Information Sharing.” Topic The President signed on Friday the “Executive Order – Promoting Private Sector Cybersecurity Information Sharing” during the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer…

HITRUST C3 Cybersecurity Programs to Enhance Healthcare Industry Sharing Including Anthem Data Breach Information

Frisco, TX – February 9, 2015: To ensure the healthcare industry has access to timely and accurate information relating to the recent Anthem cybersecurity breach, the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) is implementing

C3 Alert: Anthem Cyber-Related Breach

It was announced recently that Anthem, Inc. had been victim to a cyber-related breach. Anthem has been collaborating with the HITRUST Cyber Threat Intelligence and Incident Coordination Center (C3) since initial discovery of suspicious activity on its network, including sharing of various indicators of compromise (IOCs) consisting of MD5 hashes, IP addresses, and threat actor…

Three Key Data Security Issues HITRUST Needs to Consider

Published on: January 23, 2015 By: Anne Zieger, Contributing Editor – Healthcare Dive Over the last couple of weeks, a number of healthcare associations have taken proactive measures to help ensure the viability and security of healthcare data. For example, the American College of Physicians issued a searing position statement criticizing EHR applications and vendors…

HITRUST and Deloitte Kick-off Cyber Preparedness and Education Town Hall Events for Health Care Industry

CyberRX 2.0 builds industry-wide resilience to protect the nation’s health operations NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2015: The Health Information Trust (HITRUST) Alliance and Deloitte, a leader in cyber risk services, will hold cyber preparedness, education and simulation events in major cities across the U.S. These cyber town hall sessions, part of the ongoing HITRUST CyberRX…

HITRUST and Industry to Establish Roadmap for Improving the Security of Health Information Systems and Medical Devices

Industry leaders convene working group to address growing concerns over health information systems and medical device security by establishing a Health Information Technology (HIT) framework for vulnerability avoidance, reporting, and mitigation Frisco, TX – January 15, 2015: The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) announced today the establishment of a working group whose mission is to…