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CyberAid Program Aims to Help Smaller Healthcare Organizations Manage Cyber Risk

HITRUST like many others has recognized that smaller organizations are struggling with the selection, acquisition, implementation, operation, and training associated with information security tools and processes necessary to demonstrate compliance and manage cyber risk. To address this challenge, HITRUST established CyberAid, an innovative approach designed to help smaller healthcare organizations—specifically physician practices with less than…

HITRUST and Children’s Health℠ Help Healthcare Organizations Across North Texas Fight Growing Cyber Threats

80 North Texas physician practices first to participate in HITRUST CyberAid Frisco and Dallas, TX – August 11 – HITRUST and Children’s Health℠, the leading pediatric health care system in North Texas, are working together to launch HITRUST CyberAid in an effort to help smaller healthcare organizations—specifically physician practices with less than 75 employees—address growing…

CSF v8 Updates, Implementation and Assessment Webinar – Register Now

The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) recently released the latest version of its privacy and security controls framework, the HITRUST CSF version 8. The HITRUST CSF continues to evolve and expand to meet the changing cyber threat landscape and compliance requirements of the healthcare industry. It has become the benchmark for regulatory compliance, risk management…

HITRUST Industry White Paper Outlines How the HITRUST CSF Addresses PMI DSP Principles and Framework Requirements

In March 2015, the White House called together leading experts and interested stakeholders in both the public and private sectors to develop a set of privacy and trust principles for users of Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) data. The Precision Medicine Initiative: Privacy and Trust Principles, published in November 2015, provide broad guidance for governance; transparency;…

MyCSF Enhancements Make Managing Risk and Compliance Easier

Because we at HITRUST are committed to continuously improving our MyCSF Software as a Service (SaaS) offering and listening to user feedback, our Summer 2016 release of MyCSF features enhancements that increase its capabilities and further simplify the assessment process. MyCSF, with the addition of these enhancements, will continue to help healthcare and third-party organizations…

HITRUST CSF Version 8 Incorporates Additional Standards and Expanded Requirement Details

Updates include more granular support for cybersecurity, AICPA SOC2 reporting, contextual data de-identification, cloud services, and expanded requirement details. The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) announced today the general availability of the HITRUST CSF Version 8 (v8).  The new release formally integrates the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ (AICPA) mapping of the HITRUST CSF…

Upcoming Cyber Threat XChange Webinar to Highlight New Features – Sign Up Now

Only seven days remain to register for our upcoming informative webinar that will present an overview of the CTX program, cover new HITRUST CTX features including those available to organizations without a SIEM. At the conclusion, the new features will be publicly available to CTX subscribers. HITRUST has recently announced updates to the HITRUST Cyber…

Updated Healthcare Sector Implementation Guide for NIST Cybersecurity Framework Now Available

An updated version of the Healthcare Sector Cybersecurity Framework Implementation Guide is now available. It incorporates the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rule crosswalk published in April 2016 by the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of Civil Rights (OCR), in addition to other minor changes for clarity. The Guide…

HITRUST Pilot Advances Health Industry Cyber Threat Sharing to Combat Ransomware and Other Cyber Attacks

Enhancements to ISAO Address Gaps in Collection and Consumption of Cyber Threat Indicators of Compromise (IOCs) for Healthcare Organizations Frisco, Texas – June 8, 2016 – The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST), the leading organization supporting the healthcare industry in advancing the state of information protection, has released findings from an industry pilot to evaluate…

New Enhancements Coming to MyCSF in June!

HITRUST is extremely pleased to announce major improvements to the MyCSF SaaS offering that will enhance the capabilities while making it more efficient and easier to use. As part of our commitment to continuously improve MyCSF, we’ve also listened to your comments and suggestions and incorporated some of them in the Summer 2016 (June 2016)…