Aaron Weismann

Aaron Weismann is a healthcare industry CISO with over a decade of strategic management, technology, and information security experience.

The worst healthcare data breaches of all time.

The All-Time 10 Worst Healthcare Data Breaches in the U.S

There have been a slew of healthcare organizations that have experienced data breaches over the past decade. Some of those are mundane: misprinted and mismailed information or a phone call to the incorrect recipient. However, as healthcare organizations become increasingly sophisticated and use more technology more often to support operations, errors or attacks against that …

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Understanding the New HITRUST e1 Essentials Certification

HITRUST just released its 11th version of HITRUST cybersecurity framework or HITRUST CSF. One of the major changes in version 11 is the removal of the HITRUST bC assessment and its replacement with the new HITRUST e1. Let’s dive into some high-level information about what the HITRUST e1 assessment is, why an organization would pursue …

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HIPAA Risk Assessment

8 Steps to a Proper HIPAA Risk Assessment in 2023

A HIPAA Risk Assessment, or a HIPAA Security Risk Assessment more precisely, is a mandatory requirement for Covered Entities and Business Associates in their HIPAA Security Rule compliance journey. HIPAA Security Risk Assessments can be straightforward, but it’s critical to understand what to review, how, and against what frameworks. Let’s dive into what a HIPAA …

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ePHI for healthcare

ePHI for Healthcare: Everything You Need to Know in 2023

When the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 was first drafted, the internet and electronic data were seen by many as a passing fad. In the 27 years since then, not only has the internet become a major force in most peoples’ lives, electronic Protected Health Information, or ePHI, is the primary modality …

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HITRUST certification

HITRUST Certification: 15 Important Questions Answered

The HITRUST Common Security Framework (CSF) was created by the Health Information Trust Alliance (or HITRUST Alliance) to provide a formal certification process for an information security program. HITRUST certification provides a high degree of confidence in the verified ability of an organization to meet its regulatory compliance needs and ability to implement reasonable safeguards. …

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hitrust vs soc 2

HITRUST vs SOC 2: Costs vs Benefits Compared

If you’ve reached this page you’re likely wondering: how do I provide independent verification and validation of my organization’s security controls? Both HITRUST certification and a SOC 2 assessment are great ways to accomplish that need. Both accomplish that in completely different ways: In this article, I’ll provide some opinions about why you’d choose one …

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hitrust i1 vs r2 vs bC

HITRUST i1 vs r2 vs bC: Comparing Costs, Benefits & Process

The road to HITRUST can be confusing for many, but it’s a worthwhile journey. The HITRUST Alliance provides a wealth of materials outlining what certification means and how to achieve it. If you’re considering HITRUST certification, I’d highly recommend that you pursue those materials. Eventually, you’ll need to. In this article, I’ll help you understand …

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HIPAA vs HITRUST

HIPAA vs HITRUST in 5 Key Differences: Cost, Benefit, & Process

Navigating HIPAA compliance and HITRUST certification can be difficult. Numerous solutions purport to provide one certification or the other, but what does that mean for you and your business? In this article, we’ll cover what HIPAA and HITRUST are, what HITRUST certification and HIPAA compliance mean under each standard, and how each benefits the healthcare …

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