One Framework, One Assessment, Globally.

The foundation of all HITRUST programs and services is the HITRUST CSF, a certifiable framework that provides organizations with a comprehensive, flexible, and efficient approach to regulatory compliance and risk management.

Developed in collaboration with data protection professionals, the HITRUST CSF rationalizes relevant regulations and standards into a single overarching security and privacy framework. Because the HITRUST CSF is both risk- and compliance-based, organizations of varying risk profiles can customize the security and privacy control baselines through a variety of factors including organization type, size, systems, and regulatory requirements.

HITRUST understands data protection compliance and the challenges of assembling and maintaining the many and varied programs, which is why our integrated approach ensures the components are aligned, maintained, and comprehensive in order to support your organization’s information security management program. Due to this, HITRUST CSF has become a widely adopted security and privacy framework across industries globally.

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The HITRUST CSF provides the structure, transparency, guidance, and cross-references to authoritative sources organizations globally need to be certain of their data protection compliance. The initial development of the HITRUST CSF leveraged nationally and internationally accepted security and privacy-related regulations, standards, and frameworks–including ISO, NIST, PCI, HIPAA, and COBIT–to ensure a comprehensive set of security and privacy controls, and continually incorporates additional authoritative sources. The HITRUST CSF standardizes these requirements, providing clarity and consistency, and reducing the burden of compliance.

The commitment and expertise demonstrated by HITRUST ensure that organizations leveraging the framework are prepared when new security and privacy regulations and risks are introduced.

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HITRUST CSF v9.5.0 Overview
This update is focused on ensuring the underlying mappings and structure of the HITRUST CSF are aligned to enable the MyCSF Compliance and Reporting Pack for HIPAA.


Will v9.5.0 and v9.4 both be in MyCSF?

Yes, both v9.5.0 and v9.4 will be accessible in MyCSF.

What’s different between v9.4 and v9.5.0?

The v9.5.0 update incorporates modifications made to support the introduction of the MyCSF Compliance & Reporting Pack for HIPAA.

If an organization is in the process of starting an Assessment in v9.4, should they re-evaluate and move to v9.5.0?

The reason an organization would move to v9.5.0 would be to incorporate the modifications made to support the introduction of the MyCSF Compliance & Reporting Pack for HIPAA.

How will this impact existing v9.4 Assessments in process?

There will be no impact unless an organization and assessor firm determine the MyCSF Compliance & Reporting Pack for HIPAA in v9.5.0 is appropriate for the scope and requirements of the assessed entity. Assessments for v9.4 can still be generated despite the release of v9.5.0.

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