HCISPP domain-related changes effective September 1, 2019

Effective September 1, 2019, (ISC)² will implement domain-related changes for HealthCare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner (HCISPP®) credential exam. These changes are being implemented based on the outcome of the Job Task Analysis (JTA). The JTA provides the foundation for each of       (ISC)²’s examinations. The domain names for the HCISPP have changed as noted in the chart below:

 

Previous HCISPP Domain Name

New HCISPP Domain Name

Domain 1: Healthcare Industry

Domain 1: Healthcare Industry

Domain 2: Regulatory Environment

Domain 2: Information Governance in Healthcare

Domain 3: Privacy and Security in Healthcare 

Domain 3: Information Technologies in Healthcare

Domain 4: Information Governance and Risk Management

Domain 4: Regulatory and Standards Environment

Domain 5: Information Risk Assessment

Domain 5: Privacy and Security in Healthcare

Domain 6: Third Party Risk Management

Domain 6: Risk Management and Risk Assessment

 

Domain 7: Third-Party Risk Management

 

The domain weights will be as follows:

Major Domains

Weightings (%)

Domain 1: Healthcare Industry

 12% 

Domain 2: Information Governance in Healthcare

 5% 

Domain 3: Information Technologies in Healthcare

 8% 

Domain 4: Regulatory and Standards Environment

 15% 

Domain 5: Privacy and Security in Healthcare

 25%

Domain 6: Risk Management and Risk Assessment

20%

Domain 7: Third-Party Risk Management

15%

Total

100%

 

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