New Guidance for Healthcare Organizations to Assess Cybersecurity Preparedness
Rise in Cyber Threats Targeted at the Healthcare Industry Leads to Increased Industry Awareness

Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST)

In response to heightened awareness and concerns about cyber threats, attacks and incidents, new guidance for healthcare organizations wanting to assess the state of their cybersecurity preparedness has been released.

The guidance identifies an appropriate subset of controls within the HITRUST Common Security Framework (CSF) that are most directly related to detecting and thwarting cyber-related breaches and allows organizations to assess against the cyber-specific controls and receive a snapshot of their cyber capabilities and readiness.

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