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Allegiance Group Achieves HITRUST CSF® Certification


Allegiance Group Achieves HITRUST CSF Certification to Manage Risk, Improve Security Posture and Meet Compliance Requirements

 

 HITRUST CSF Certification validates Allegiance Group is committed to meeting key regulations and protecting sensitive information.                              

HITRUST CSF Certified status demonstrates that the organization’s COLLECTPlus application has met key regulations and industry-defined requirements and is appropriately managing risk. This achievement places Allegiance Group in an elite group of organizations worldwide that have earned this certification. By including federal and state regulations, standards and frameworks, and incorporating a risk-based approach, the HITRUST CSF helps organizations address these challenges through a comprehensive and flexible framework of prescriptive and scalable security controls.

“Organizations, like ours, are under great pressure to meet complex compliance requirements that include technical and process elements such as HIPAA, NIST, ISO and COBIT,” said Anne Orrick, COO,  Allegiance Group. “HITRUST CSF is the gold-standard that needs to be met. Allegiance Group is pleased to be able to demonstrate its commitment by achieving HITRUST CSF Certification.”

“The HITRUST CSF has become the information protection framework for the health care industry. The CSF Assurance program is bringing a new level of effectiveness and efficiency to third-party assurance,” said Ken Vander Wal, Chief Compliance Officer, HITRUST.  “The HITRUST CSF Certification is now the benchmark that organizations required to safeguard PHI are measured against with regards to information protection.”