HITRUST - The Health Information Trust Alliance

HITRUST is a United States non-profit that has established a Common Security Framework (CSF) (in collaboration with healthcare, technology and information security leaders)  that can be used by any organization that creates, accesses, stores or exchanges sensitive and/or regulated data.

 

The CSF includes a prescriptive set of controls that seek to blend the requirements of multiple regulations and standards. A non-profit that “champions programs that safeguard sensitive information and manage information risk for organizations across all industries and throughout the third-party supply chain.” HITRUST develops, provides, maintains broad access to its frequently adopted common risk and compliance management DNA de-identification frameworks, related assessment and assurance methodologies and initiatives advancing cyber sharing, analysis and resilience. It also actively participates in government advocacy, community building and cybersecurity education efforts.

 

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