Category: Cyber

CISA: What Companies Should Consider Before Sharing Cyber Threat Indicators
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CISA: What Companies Should Consider Before Sharing Cyber Threat Indicators

HITRUST Admin - Nov 15, 2016

By Carl Anderson, VP at Van Scoyoc Associates. The implementation of the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015 (CISA) has been slow but we are finally beginning…

HITRUST CyberAid Protects Small Practices, Patients, and the Flow of Healthcare Information
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HITRUST CyberAid Protects Small Practices, Patients, and the Flow of Healthcare Information

HITRUST Admin - Sep 22, 2016

Written by HITRUST Independent Security Journalist Sean Martin. Not all medical practices have the staff and resources to implement first-rate cybersecurity. In many clinics, you’ll find a…

HITRUST Says Healthcare’s Anti-Kickback Laws Should Have an Exemption for Cybersecurity Software and Services
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HITRUST Says Healthcare’s Anti-Kickback Laws Should Have an Exemption for Cybersecurity Software and Services

HITRUST Admin - Aug 17, 2016

In a letter this week, HITRUST asked the Senate HELP Chairman Lamar Alexander to consider an exemption to the Stark Law for the donation or subsidization of…

Ransomware is a Chronic Superbug Disease
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Ransomware is a Chronic Superbug Disease

HITRUST Admin - Aug 02, 2016

Written by HITRUST Independent Security Journalist Sean Martin. Look out, healthcare organizations: Ransomware is infecting your facilities. It’s your IT and other data systems — not your…

Prescriptive Guidance for All Healthcare Organizations Involved in Precision Medicine
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Prescriptive Guidance for All Healthcare Organizations Involved in Precision Medicine

HITRUST Admin - Jul 21, 2016

Written by HITRUST Independent Security Journalist Sean Martin. In May 2016, the White House released an important document, “Precision Medicine Initiative: Data Security Policy (DSP) Principles and…

Cybersecurity and the Information Assurance Program
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Cybersecurity and the Information Assurance Program

HITRUST Admin - Jun 07, 2016

Written by Dennis Palmer, Senior Assurance Associate, HITRUST. A shift has recently been detected in the type and direction of attacks involving information systems. Traditionally, these events…

Threat Information Sharing: An Increasingly Effective Weapon for Fighting Ransomware and Other Cybercrime
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Threat Information Sharing: An Increasingly Effective Weapon for Fighting Ransomware and Other Cybercrime

HITRUST Admin - Jun 07, 2016

Written by HITRUST Independent Security Journalist Sean Martin. The results are in, and HITRUST’s latest industry pilot project to improve the collection and sharing of cyber threat…

Phishing Websites Increased 250% in the Past Six Months
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Phishing Websites Increased 250% in the Past Six Months

HITRUST Admin - Jun 01, 2016

Written by HITRUST Independent Security Journalist Sean Martin. In their recently published report[1] the Anti-Phishing Working Group saw a sharp increase in detected new unique phishing sites…

Leveraging HITRUST for More Favorable Cyber Risk Insurance
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Leveraging HITRUST for More Favorable Cyber Risk Insurance

HITRUST Admin - Feb 25, 2016

Written by Lee Penn, Chief Financial Officer, PDHI. PDHI is a technology services organization that develops and distributes the ConXus Platform for delivering workplace wellness and population health management…