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Best Practices for Penetration Testing – Time to Switch It Up 600 445 Drummond Group

Best Practices for Penetration Testing – Time to Switch It Up

Organizations conduct Penetration Testing regularly to discover vulnerabilities and risks to protect the most critical data and secure the functioning of a system. Typical drivers that strike the need to conduct Penetration Testing include: Discovering new threats by attackers Adding a new network infrastructure Updating a system or installing new software Relocating an office Implementing…

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Your Guide to Drummond Advisory Services Real World Testing 600 445 Drummond Group

Your Guide to Drummond Advisory Services Real World Testing

Our Drummond Advisory Services webinar introduces you and your organization to recommended guidelines to plan, prepare and execute a business strategy for ONC Health IT Real World Testing. As you embark on 2021 – the test plan year! – Drummond Advisory Services Real World Testing’s unique consultative approach helps you formulate successful programs to save time and prepare your…

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Drummond Announces Certification of AS2 Products for 4Q20 B2B Interop Test Event 600 445 Drummond Group

Drummond Announces Certification of AS2 Products for 4Q20 B2B Interop Test Event

Portsmouth, N.H., Mar. 16, 2021 – Drummond Group LLC, a trusted leader in software compliance and interoperability testing, announced the completion of its AS2 test event for the fourth quarter of 2020. Companies participating and earning the Drummond Certified™ AS2-4Q20 certification seal for their latest B2B products were:  ArcESB, Axway, Cleo, Dell Boomi, DXC Technology,…

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Sovereign Pharmaceuticals Becomes First Manufacturer to Earn All GS1 EPCIS Trustmarks for FDA DSCSA Interoperability Mandate 600 445 Drummond Group

Sovereign Pharmaceuticals Becomes First Manufacturer to Earn All GS1 EPCIS Trustmarks for FDA DSCSA Interoperability Mandate

Drummond Group & Vantage Consulting Key Partners in Sovereign’s Implementation of Drummond Certified™ QU4RTET Track and Trace Solution Portsmouth, N.H., Feb. 24, 2021 – Drummond Group LLC, a trusted leader in software compliance and interoperability testing, today announced validation of Sovereign Pharmaceuticals’ implementation for compliance to all seven GS1 US Rx Electronic Product Code Information…

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Security Focus: From Malware to Passwords, Protect Your Technology 600 444 Drummond Group

Security Focus: From Malware to Passwords, Protect Your Technology

In this issue: Clip “Silver Sparrow” ASAP Passwords in Peril FYI: Breaches Clip “Silver Sparrow” ASAP Over the last week, security researchers found a new mysterious malware – referred to as “Silver Sparrow” – that is said to be leveraging the macOS Installer JavaScript API to execute suspicious commands. Drummond has learned that although the…

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Blog header-Maintaining Compliance with PCI DSS
Maintaining full compliance with PCI DSS doesn’t have to be a stretch. 600 445 Drummond Group

Maintaining full compliance with PCI DSS doesn’t have to be a stretch.

With global payment card industry (PCI) compliance levels dropping to the lowest the industry has seen since 2013, it’s apparent that the challenge facing organizations is SUSTAINABILITY. Drummond has the best plan and the best people to help you not only achieve full compliance with PCI DSS, but maintain it for years to come. Drummond has one of…

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Update to Surescripts e-Prescribing Alternative Test Method 600 445 Drummond Group

Update to Surescripts e-Prescribing Alternative Test Method

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) announced recently that Surescripts will not seek to be approved as an alternative certification pathway to demonstrate conformity for the new 2015 Edition Cures Act Final Rule requirements for the e-prescribing criterion 170.315(b)(3), updating to the NCPDP 2017071 standard. For products certified to 170.315(b)(3)…

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ONC’s Interim Final Rule Extends Compliance Deadlines 600 445 Drummond Group

ONC’s Interim Final Rule Extends Compliance Deadlines

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) recently released an Interim Final Rule (IFR) providing additional flexibility enabling the healthcare community to effectively respond to the public health emergency related to COVID-19. The IFR – Information Blocking and the ONC Health IT Certification Program: Extension of Compliance Dates and Timeframes in…

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HITRUST CSF® Certification – A Comprehensive and Secure Approach 600 445 Drummond Group

HITRUST CSF® Certification – A Comprehensive and Secure Approach

HITRUST CSF Certification has become the standard of quality and trust and is now the recommended framework trusted across various industries to manage risk. What primarily began as a framework for the healthcare industry has expanded into other businesses as data protection has become foundational across most markets. In 2019, the average cost of a…

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Healthcare Compliance Newsletter – Fall 2020 600 444 Drummond Group

Healthcare Compliance Newsletter – Fall 2020

In this issue: New Rules Could Change Approaching Compliance Deadlines CMS Final Rule: Interoperability Testing & Certification program 2021 Savings Pre-Test Practice Sessions Testing Flexibility and Control New Rules Could Change Approaching Compliance Deadlines Have you heard? A new ONC Interim Final Rule (IFR) – titled “Information Blocking and the ONC Health IT Certification Program:…

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AEGIS and Drummond Announce Strategic Partnership Focusing on CMS Patient Access API Test-Driven-Development, Certification 600 445 Drummond Group

AEGIS and Drummond Announce Strategic Partnership Focusing on CMS Patient Access API Test-Driven-Development, Certification

AEGIS and Drummond Group LLC today announced a multi-year strategic partnership to support the implementation of CMS requirements for healthcare payers to implement APIs to improve Patient Access to their healthcare records. The partnership will combine robust test-driven-development tools with a certification program that validates compliance with federal requirements around the HL7® FHIR® standard. With decades of…

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What is HITRUST CSF® Certification and Does My Organization Need It? 600 445 Drummond Group

What is HITRUST CSF® Certification and Does My Organization Need It?

You’ve just been told by some healthcare company you hope to do business with that you need HITRUST CSF Certification for them to consider your organization. Suddenly the words “what is HITRUST?” are echoing through your brain. As you Google HITRUST® you are probably finding the information is creating more questions. Organizations including Anthem, Health…

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Drummond Certifies AS2 and AS3 Secure Messaging Products in First Half 2020 B2B Interop Test Event 600 445 Drummond Group

Drummond Certifies AS2 and AS3 Secure Messaging Products in First Half 2020 B2B Interop Test Event

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. – Aug. 25, 2020 – Drummond Group LLC, the trusted leader in software interoperability testing, announces the completion of its AS2 and AS3 interoperability test events which occurred in the first half of 2020. For AS2, products from ArcESB, Axway, Cleo, Dell Boomi, DXC Technology, HelpSystems, IBM Corporation, MuleSoft LLC, and OpenText are now AS2-2Q20…

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What You Need to Know about the Updates to E-Prescribing (b3) 600 445 Drummond Group

What You Need to Know about the Updates to E-Prescribing (b3)

In the May release of its 21st Century Cures Act Final Rule, the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) made several revisions to the 2015 Edition Health IT Certification Program. One significant change was made to the e-Prescribing protocol certification requirement as outlined in 170.315(b)(3) Cures Update criterion. Prior to the release of the 2015…

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During Covid 19 – Stay Ahead of PCI Compliance 600 445 Drummond Group

During Covid 19 – Stay Ahead of PCI Compliance

As many of our clients are now working remotely, we continue to help them stay compliant with PCI requirements. In fact, our work from home culture allows to continue to serve our clients with no interruptions. In March, Troy Leach, Senior Vice President, Engagement Officer, PCI SSC, issued a blog that discusses guidance for performing…

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