Four Use Cases Proving the Benefits of Metadata-Driven Automation

erwin

That’s time needed and better used for data analysis. Metadata-Driven Automation in the Pharmaceutical Industry. One global pharmaceutical giant headquartered in the United States experienced such issues until it adopted metadata-driven automation. For example, an insurance company using a CDMA product to centralize data mappings is probably missing certain critical features, such as versioning, impact analysis and lineage, which adds to costs, times to market and errors.

How To Qualify Cloud Vendors

Perficient Data & Analytics

We recently completed a 21 CFR Part 11 gap analysis engagement for a client that was largely using SaaS applications, but had no cloud vendor qualification process in place. Because the ultimate responsibility for regulatory compliance lies with you – the pharmaceutical or medical device company – you need to be much more proactive and critical.

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North Korea-linked Lazarus APT targets the COVID-19 research

Security Affairs

The attacks aimed at a Ministry of Health and a pharmaceutical company involved in the development of the COVID-19 vaccine. The systems at the pharmaceutical company were targeted with the BookCode malware, while in the attack against a Ministry of Health the APT group used the wAgent malware.

How To Solve The Cybersecurity Skills Shortage

Cyber Info Veritas

Sharing My Experience For example, the Pharmaceutical manufacturing company I use to work for had alliances with several community colleges to provide these hands-on experience to these students. This could spell disaster for any pharmaceutical company. CATEGORIES Professional Analysis Cybersecurity Skills Shortage skills Skills ShortageWe’ve all read and heard somewhere about the cybersecurity skills shortage.

Google warned users of 33,015 nation-state attacks since January

Security Affairs

Shane Huntley, Director at Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG), revealed that her team has shared its findings with the campaigns and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Digging the recently leaked Chinese Communist Party database

Security Affairs

KELA researchers analyzed a database recently leaked online that contains data for 1.9 million Chinese Communist Party members in Shanghai. After the announcement of the leak of the database which contains the personal information of 1.9

US govt agencies share details of the China-linked espionage malware Taidoor

Security Affairs

“CISA encourages users and administrators to review Malware Analysis Report MAR-10292089-1.v1 , U.S. See the latest malware analysis report on their TTPs at @CNMF_CyberAlert. ” reads Malware Analysis Report MAR-10292089-1.v1.

Russia-linked APT28 uses COVID-19 lures to deliver Zebrocy malware

Security Affairs

The threat actors used lures consisted of documents about Sinopharm International Corporation, a pharmaceutical company involved in the development of a COVID-19 vaccine and that is currently going through phase three clinical trials.

Alleged docs relating to Covid-19 vaccine leaked in darkweb

Security Affairs

While the pandemic is spreading on a global scale, threat actors continue to target government organizations and entities in the pharmaceutical industry. ” reported the analysis published by Cyble. .

New financially motivated attacks in Western Europe traced to Russian-speaking threat actors

Security Affairs

At least two companies operating in pharmaceutical and manufacturing sectors have been affected. During the analysis of these samples Group-IB Threat Hunting Intelligence team has identified at least two affected companies from Belgium and Germany.

Enterprise Architecture: Secrets to Success

erwin

Taking months to perform impact analysis and solution design is no longer viable, and data has to be agile. And the platform also supports business process modeling and analysis. For enterprise architecture, success is often contingent on having clearly defined business goals.

Chronicle experts spotted a Linux variant of the Winnti backdoor

Security Affairs

Chronicle researchers while investigating the cyber attack that hit the Bayer pharmaceutical company in April. “In April 2019, reports emerged of an intrusion involving Winnti malware at a German Pharmaceutical company.” ” reads the analysis published by Chronicle. “Analysis of these larger convoluted clusters is ongoing. During the analysis, the researchers were unable to recover any active plugins.

Hundreds of malicious Chrome browser extensions used to spy on you!

Security Affairs

Malicious Chrome browser extensions were used in a massive surveillance campaign aimed at users working in the financial services, oil and gas, media and entertainment, healthcare, government organizations, and pharmaceuticals. ” reads the analysis published by Awake Security.

The Value of Data Governance and How to Quantify It

erwin

Specifically, 80 percent of data professionals’ time is spent on data discovery, preparation and protection, and only 20 percent on analysis leading to insights.

Malvertising campaign exploits recently disclosed WordPress Plugin flaws

Security Affairs

“The Defiant Threat Intelligence team has identified a malvertising campaign which is causing victims’ sites to display unwanted popup ads and redirect visitors to malicious destinations, including tech support scams, malicious Android APKs, and sketchy pharmaceutical ads.” The researchers shared Indicators of Compromise and other technical details about this malvertising campaign in their analysis.

Exclusive Cybaze ZLab – Yoroi – Hunting Cozy Bear, new campaign, old habits

Security Affairs

The experts at Cybaze ZLab – Yoroi continue the analysis of new strain of malware used by the Russia-linked APT29 cyberespionage group (aka Cozy Bear). The experts at Cybaze ZLab – Yoroi continue the analysis of new strain of malware used by the Russia-linked APT29 cyberespionage group (aka The Dukes , Cozy Bear , and Cozy Duke ). ” reads the analysis published by Cybaze ZLab – Yoroi researchers.

Hackers target German Task Force for COVID-19 PPE procurement

Security Affairs

” continues the analysis. “The remaining half belong to executives at third-party partners, including European and American companies associated with chemical manufacturing, aviation and transport, medical and pharmaceutical manufacturing, finance, oil and gas, and communications.”

Metadata Management, Data Governance and Automation

erwin

Specifically, 80 percent of data professionals’ time is spent on data discovery, preparation and protection, and only 20 percent on analysis leading to insights. They need their data mappings to fall under governance and audit controls, with instant access to dynamic impact analysis and data lineage. One global pharmaceutical giant reduced costs by 70 percent and generated 95 percent of production code with “zero touch.” Can the 80/20 Rule Be Reversed?

Data Intelligence and Its Role in Combating Covid-19

erwin

Privately it will come from hospitals, labs, pharmaceutical companies, doctors and private health insurers. Data lineage to support impact analysis. Data intelligence has a critical role to play in the supercomputing battle against Covid-19.

The Importance of EA/BP for Mergers and Acquisitions

erwin

Industry-specific regulations in areas like healthcare, pharmaceuticals and financial services have been in place for some time. In highly regulated industries like financial services and pharmaceuticals, where mergers and acquisitions activity is frequent, identifying and standardizing business processes meets the scrutiny of regulatory compliance.

China-linked Winnti APT targets South Korean Gaming firm

Security Affairs

The APT group targeted organizations in various industries, including the aviation, gaming, pharmaceuticals, technology, telecoms, and software development industries. The analysis of the configuration file of malware allowed the identification of the intended target.

Cambridgeshire crowned the UK’s cyber crime capital

IT Governance

One reason to account for this is that the timeframe of this analysis coincides with major economic growth in the region. For example, the pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca, which is based in Cambridge, was last year imitated in a sophisticated phishing scam targeting job seekers.

7 Benefits of Metadata Management

erwin

Metadata management is key to wringing all the value possible from data assets. However, most organizations don’t use all the data at their disposal to reach deeper conclusions about how to drive revenue, achieve regulatory compliance or accomplish other strategic objectives. What Is Metadata?

Benefits of Enterprise Modeling and Data Intelligence Solutions

erwin

In particular, the tool helped them to design their qualification review, which is necessary in a pharmaceutical business. We use erwin DM to do all of the levels of analysis that a data architect does,” said Sharon A.,

Cybaze ZLab – Yoroi team analyzed malware used in recent attacks on US entities attributed to APT29

Security Affairs

The researchers of Yoroi ZLab, on 16 November, accessed to a new APT29’s dangerous malware which seems to be involved in the recent wave of attacks aimed at many important US entities, such as military agencies, law enforcement, defense contractors , media companies and pharmaceutical companies. Moreover, many independent security researchers posted on Twitter about this news and currently, they are busy with the analysis of this threat.

Takeaways from Forrester’s Latest Report on Enterprise Architecture Management Suites

erwin

EA has re-emerged to help solve compliance challenges in banking and finance plus drive innovation with artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and robotic automation in pharmaceuticals.

Winnti APT continues to target game developers in Russia and abroad

Security Affairs

The APT group targeted organizations in various industries, including the aviation, gaming, pharmaceuticals, technology, telecoms, and software development industries. A Chinese Threat actor targeted organizations in Russia and Hong Kong with a previously undocumented backdoor, experts warn.

Connecting the Bots – Hancitor fuels Cuba Ransomware Operations

Security Affairs

Original Analysis published @ [link]. The Cuba Ransomware gang has partnered with the crooks behind the Hancitor malware in attacks aimed at corporate networks. The Hancitor downloader has been around for quite some time already. It is known since at least 2016 for dropping Pony and Vawtrak.

Regulatory Update: NAIC Summer 2021 National Meeting

Data Matters

Among other matters, the revised bond factors establish a more granular rating analysis by expanding the number of bond designation categories from the previous six categories to 20 categories.

The Applications of Blockchain in Data Management

AIIM

It can represent a considerable challenge for businesses in the food and pharmaceutical sector, as billions are lost every year through theft, fraud, and counterfeiting. Real-Time Data Analysis.

Master Data Migration: Moving From Legacy MDM to Innovative MDM

Reltio

In the first two weeks we’ll review the legacy system, review any new requirements, and create a fit-gap analysis and implementation plan. A pharmaceutical company with 10+ Million records migrated from a legacy MDM to Reltio in 16 weeks.

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Law and Technology Move Center Stage

Positively RIM

While enabling quick delivery can be important, using algorithms for alerts to medical conditions or pharmaceutical needs can be life-saving. In the fourth (and possibly) final post on this conference, I will present a summary and analysis of the event as a whole. Day 2 of the first ARMA/Sedona Executive Conference on Information Governance turned toward technology and law.

Unproven Coronavirus Therapy Proves Cash Cow for Shadow Pharmacies

Krebs on Security

Their products do not require a prescription, are largely sourced directly from pharmaceutical production facilities in India and China, and are shipped via international parcel post to customers around the world.

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Regulatory Update: NAIC Summer 2020 National Meeting

Data Matters

NAIC staff noted that guidance will also be prepared for the Financial Analysis Handbook , which will include clarifications regarding the confidentiality and purpose of the GCC, and that such guidance will also be exposed for comment. Group Solvency Issues (E) Working Group Discusses Results of “Gap Analysis” Related to Implementation of ComFrame and Evaluates Impact of XXX/AXXX Reserves on Group Capital Positions.

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Petya Ransomware: What You Need to Know and Do

Andrew Hay

At a very high level, here is what we know thus far: The spread of this campaign appears to have originated in Ukraine but has migrated west to impact a number of other countries, including the United States where pharmaceutical giant Merck and global law firm DLA Piper were hit. If you immediately start looking for Russian, Chinese, or North Korean state-sponsored actors around every corner, you’ll inevitably construct some attribution and analysis bias. By: Andrew Hay.

California Consumer Privacy Act: The Challenge Ahead – Four Key Considerations for Health and Life Sciences Companies

HL Chronicle of Data Protection

Determining the scope of each of these exemptions and how they apply to a company will require careful analysis. Revisit determinations of what data and portions of a company are subject to the CMIA and re-evaluate this analysis in light of the CCPA. Determining what is medical information and who is a provider of health care under the CMIA have long been complicated assessments for health and life science companies such as pharmaceutical and device manufacturers.

Business of Data – issue 6

Information Matters

May I have a word about… football, data analysis and donkeys – The Guardian, 18 November 2018. ” [link] theobserver/commentisfree/ 2018/nov/18/may-i-have-a-word- about-football-data-analysis. Issue 6 of The Business of Data newsletter has just been published. You can sign up to receive future copies by email HERE. The Business of Data. Issue 6 (27 November 2018). Getting value from your data under GDPR – Information Age, 15 November 2018.

California Consumer Privacy Act: The Challenge Ahead – Four Key Considerations for Health and Life Sciences Companies

HL Chronicle of Data Protection

Determining the scope of each of these exemptions and how they apply to a company will require careful analysis. Revisit determinations of what data and portions of a company are subject to the CMIA and re-evaluate this analysis in light of the CCPA. Determining what is medical information and who is a provider of health care under the CMIA have long been complicated assessments for health and life science companies such as pharmaceutical and device manufacturers.

California Consumer Privacy Act: The Challenge Ahead – Four Key Considerations for Health and Life Sciences Companies

HL Chronicle of Data Protection

Determining the scope of each of these exemptions and how they apply to a company will require careful analysis. Revisit determinations of what data and portions of a company are subject to the CMIA and re-evaluate this analysis in light of the CCPA. Determining what is medical information and who is a provider of health care under the CMIA have long been complicated assessments for health and life science companies such as pharmaceutical and device manufacturers.

Regulatory Update: NAIC Fall 2020 National Meeting

Data Matters

ensure that the selected rating factors, based on the model or other analysis, produce rates that are not excessive, inadequate, or unfairly discriminatory. The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) held its Fall 2020 National Meeting (Fall Meeting) December 3-9, 2020. As a result of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, the NAIC once again met in a virtual format.

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