December 8, 2010
The far-reaching nature of the PCI DSS and its sister standard, the PA DSS, requires that the healthcare community not ignore some critical industry mandates.
I am sure that you are aware of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS), a very broadly applicable security standard that concerns itself with all aspects and environments that deal with credit card information. What you might not be fully aware of (or may not fully understand the implications of) is the Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS.)
I was at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) national conference last week in Atlanta. Overall, the conference wasn’t much different than past years. From an information security perspective the presentations and conversations were limited, but there were …
HITRUST is rapidly gaining popularity in the healthcare and security consulting fields, and NetSPI is investing significant resources in developing services that will assist clients in taking advantage of the new Common Security Framework (CSF). As a way of introducing this new development, I will write a series of blog posts intended to familiarize anyone interested with just what HITRUST and the CSF are all about.
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