Initiative to Educate, Certify HIT Security Pros

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  • December 13 2012, 12:03pm EST

HITRUST, a health industry consortium best known for developing the Common Security Framework of best practices, has teamed with the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, known as ISC2, to develop information technology security education and certification programs in health care.

A recent HITRUST study of nearly 500 major breaches of health information during the past three years found little progress to improving defenses against certain types of breaches. The goal of the new initiative with ISC2 is to help information security professionals obtain the skills they need to be successful, says Daniel Nutkis, CEO at HITRUST. The program also will focus on cybersecurity issues.

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