Cloudticity Oxygen Compliance - A New HITRUST Audit Experience

Posted by Thomas Zinn on Jun 17, 2019 6:59:21 AM

Now that you are acquainted with HITRUST and have chosen to continue your journey, I want to thank you again for being proactive! If this is your first compliance series post, please start below:

  • If you are new to HITRUST, start here.
    • To get a complete picture of the HITRUST Maturity Model and get some helpful tips from Cloudticity's experience, read this blog post.
  • If you need more information on Cloudticity Oxygen, start here.
    • Interested in how Cloudticity Oxygen alerts map to HITRUST? Check out this blog post.

For everyone else, each month we (usually) look into at least one Cloudticity Oxygen service or feature, focusing on how it helps achieve HITRUST controls. This month is slightly different! Our last full HITRUST audit happened in 2017; we have now begun our updated full HITRUST audit based on a substantially updated set of controls, thus we want to share our new experience with you. Stay tuned next month for more Cloudticity Oxygen services or experiences.

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Topics: Technical Articles, Healthcare Industry, About Cloudticity, Compliance, Security, Encryption, HITRUST, Cloudticity, Healthcare, audit

Cloudticity Oxygen Compliance - Oxygen Alerts

Posted by Thomas Zinn on Apr 16, 2019 9:03:40 PM

Now that you are acquainted with HITRUST and have chosen to continue your journey, I want to thank you again for being proactive! If this is your first compliance series post, please start below:

  • If you are new to HITRUST, start here.
    • To get a complete picture of the HITRUST Maturity Model and get some helpful tips from Cloudticity's experience, read this blog post.
  • If you need more information on Cloudticity Oxygen, start here.

For everyone else, each month we look into at least one Cloudticity Oxygen service or feature, focusing on how it helps achieve HITRUST controls. This month we are diving into Cloudticity Oxygen alerts. Stay tuned next month for more Cloudticity Oxygen services.

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Topics: Technical Articles, Healthcare Industry, About Cloudticity, Compliance, Security, Encryption, HITRUST, Cloudticity, Healthcare

Cloudticity Oxygen Compliance - HITRUST Maturity Model and Our Experience

Posted by Thomas Zinn on Mar 19, 2019 1:21:52 PM

I want to thank you for being proactive by beginning or continuing your HITRUST journey!

  • If you are new to HITRUST, start here.
  • If you are new to Cloudticity Oxygen, start here.

For everyone else, each month I will introduce you to at least one Cloudticity Oxygen service or feature, focusing on how it helps achieve HITRUST controls. This month we need to dive into HITRUST's expectations (5 Areas of the HITRUST Maturity Model) and focus on the big picture (Cloudticity's Experience: Setting the Stage). Next month we will dive into Cloudticity Oxygen alerts and our workflow.

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Topics: Healthcare Industry, About Cloudticity, Compliance, HITRUST, Cloudticity

Transitioning from HIPAA Compliance to HITRUST Compliance

Posted by Thomas Zinn on Feb 11, 2019 11:03:00 AM

Cloudticity's passion toward meeting security and compliance standards has led us down many paths over the past few years due to the ever-changing landscape of Healthcare and AWS. Let's reflect:

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Topics: Healthcare Industry, About Cloudticity, Compliance

HIPAA Compliance 164.312(e)(1) - Transmission Security

Posted by Thomas Zinn on Jan 17, 2019 6:49:38 AM

Within the HIPAA Security Rule are Administrative, Physical, and Technical Safeguards. These safeguards are as important to understand as they are to implement, so let’s dive into one:

164.312(e)(1) - Transmission Security . Implement technical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to electronic protected health information that is being transmitted over an electronic communications network.

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Topics: Compliance, Security, Encryption

The Need for HITRUST Certification

Posted by Gerry Miller on Jan 4, 2019 8:13:28 AM

Today's risk management reality

Serving the healthcare industry can be a double-edged sword. On the one hand, healthcare vendors have the privilege to participate in something that actually makes the world a better place - helping people lead healthier lives, and helping them get better when they're sick. On the other hand, the healthcare industry rightfully comes with a significant responsibility toward privacy, security, and governance. Vendors are saddled with filling in yet another 250-line Excel security questionnaire every time they want to be considered for a new project, and often have to execute multiple assessments for various regulatory frameworks as HIPAA, SOC 2, the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, and MARS-E, to name just a few.

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Topics: Healthcare Industry, Compliance

HIPAA Compliance 164.312(d) - Person or Entity Authentication

Posted by Thomas Zinn on Dec 17, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Within the HIPAA Security Rule are Administrative, Physical, and Technical Safeguards. These safeguards are as important to understand as they are to implement, so let’s dive into one:

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Topics: Compliance, Authentication

HIPAA Compliance 164.312(c)(1) - Integrity

Posted by Thomas Zinn on Nov 15, 2018 10:07:33 AM

Within the HIPAA Security Rule are Administrative, Physical, and Technical Safeguards. These safeguards are as important to understand as they are to implement, so let’s dive into one:

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Topics: Compliance

HIPAA Compliance 164.312(b) - Audit Controls

Posted by Thomas Zinn on Oct 11, 2018 11:01:29 AM

Within the HIPAA Security Rule are Administrative, Physical, and Technical Safeguards. These safeguards are as important to understand as they are to implement, so let’s dive into one:

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Topics: Compliance

HIPAA Compliance 164.312(a)(1) - Access control

Posted by Thomas Zinn on Sep 12, 2018 5:23:00 AM

Within the HIPAA Security Rule are Administrative, Physical, and Technical Safeguards. These safeguards are as important to understand as they are to implement, so let’s dive into one:

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Topics: Compliance

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