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HITRUST Releases NIST Cybersecurity Framework Implementation Guide for Healthcare

medical health doctorThe Health Information Trust Alliance has issued a document meant to guide healthcare organizations on how to implement the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s cybersecurity framework.

HITRUST consulted the Department of Health and Human Services’ Healthcare and Public Health Sector Coordinating Council and Government Coordinating Council to develop the guide, the American Hospital Association said Thursday.

The Department of Homeland Security’s critical infrastructure cyber community and other stakeholders also provided input for the document.

HITRUST said the goal is to help organizations bolster their cyber resiliency and engage with existing information security and privacy practices.

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