New Survey Finds Nearly Half of Healthcare Organizations Experienced Information Security Breach Last Year

Jan 11, 2011

NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — PwC US announced today that the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) has designated the firm a Common Security Framework (CSF) Assessor, qualified to evaluate and certify security standards of CSF-related services. The designation affirms PwC”s deep experience in privacy, security and identity theft prevention, and helps to meet growing demand from health organizations for assurance that information is safe amid heightened concern over security breaches.

“Our designation as a HITRUST Common Security Framework Assessor allows us to support our healthcare clients with their mounting information protection needs at a time in which the volume and exchange of vulnerable healthcare information is growing by leaps and bounds,” said James Koenig, director and Privacy and Identity Theft Practice Leader, PwC.

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