Hundreds of organisations breached patient data rules, reveals BMJ

The Guardian Data Protection

High risk” breaches were revealed to have occurred at healthcare groups, pharmaceutical giants and educational institutions including Virgin Care, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Imperial College London, during audits by NHS Digital, according to an investigation by the British Medical Journal (BMJ).

Coronavirus Australia latest: at a glance

The Guardian Data Protection

Here’s everything you need to know to register Groceries, telehealth and pharmaceuticals: how older Australians can get help at home Have I already had coronavirus? Australia news Health Australian education Coronavirus outbreak Aged care Virgin Australia Data protection


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Digging the recently leaked Chinese Communist Party database

Security Affairs

This database includes the members’ name, sex, ethnicity, hometown, organization, ID number, address, mobile number, landline, and education. KELA researchers analyzed a database recently leaked online that contains data for 1.9 million Chinese Communist Party members in Shanghai.

Financially motivated Earth Lusca threat actors targets organizations worldwide

Security Affairs

The APT group targeted organizations in various industries, including the aviation, gaming, pharmaceuticals, technology, telecoms, and software development industries.

Security Affairs newsletter Round 292

Security Affairs

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs free for you in your email box.

China-linked APT41 group exploits Citrix, Cisco, Zoho flaws

Security Affairs

The group hit entities in several industries, including the gaming, healthcare, high-tech, higher education, telecommunications, and travel services industries. The China-linked group tracked as APT41 exploited vulnerabilities in Citrix, Cisco, and ManageEngine in a campaign on a global scale.

Cambridgeshire crowned the UK’s cyber crime capital

IT Governance

In 2017, Cambridge became the fastest-growing city in the UK , with businesses attracted to its proximity to London and the North, as well as its highly educated workforce.

Finding your way into a library and knowledge career in the health service


Many colleagues apply for healthcare librarian positions after completing a CILIP recognised library and information qualification and then undertake continuing professional development, freely provided by Health Education England’s Learning Academy , to develop knowledge and skills.

Speed up digital transformation and data literacy with Data Intelligence Cloud for healthcare


Across all segments of the industry – from payer, provider, biotech and pharmaceutical – organizations are ramping up on their digital transformation initiatives with a renewed sense of urgency.

Connecting the Bots – Hancitor fuels Cuba Ransomware Operations

Security Affairs

As of April 28, the site mentioned nine companies primarily from aviation, financial, education and manufacturing industries. The Cuba Ransomware gang has partnered with the crooks behind the Hancitor malware in attacks aimed at corporate networks.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in April 2021 – 1 billion records breached

IT Governance

It was another busy month in the cyber security sector, as we discovered 143 incidents that resulted in 1,098,897,134 breached records. Ransomware was again one of the biggest contributors to that total, accounting for almost one in three data breaches.

SILENTFADE a long-running malware campaign targeted Facebook AD platform

Security Affairs

The attackers primarily ran malicious ad campaigns, often in the form of advertising pharmaceutical pills and spam with fake celebrity endorsements.”

Mobile Malware: Threats and Solutions

eSecurity Planet

Educating employees on mobile threats. A 2020 report showed how three out of four phishing attempts targeting pharmaceutical employees also delivered malware to victims.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in August 2020 – 36.6 million records breached

IT Governance

There were a massive 99 data breaches and cyber attacks in August, making it the third-biggest monthly total of the year by number of security incidents. But, by contrast, only 36,673,575 records were confirmed to have been leaked, which is the fewest we’ve recorded since May 2018.

China-linked hackers target government agencies by exploiting flaws in Citrix, Pulse, and F5 systems, and MS Exchange

Security Affairs

CISA published an advisory on China-linked groups targeting government agencies by exploiting flaws in Microsoft Exchange, Citrix, Pulse, and F5 systems.

US DoJ charged two Chinese hackers working with MSS

Security Affairs

The duo targeted organizations in multiple industries, including high tech manufacturing, medical device, civil, and industrial engineering, business, educational, gaming software, solar energy, pharmaceuticals and defense.

How To Solve The Cybersecurity Skills Shortage

Cyber Info Veritas

Solving and closing the gap for the cybersecurity skills shortage can’t be achieved with the traditional education and formation of employees by creating a curriculum in a college, training a person on how to “do” or “work” in cybersecurity, submitting an application for a cybersecurity job, then hiring the selected candidate to fill the position. Stop treating this profession as a profitable mass education opportunity like just any other profession.

Virginia’s new Consumer Data Protection Act

Data Protection Report

institution of higher education. On March 2, 2021, the Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia signed into law the Consumer Data Protection Act , which contains many elements of California’s Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Information security and compliance training for the healthcare sector

IT Governance

Pharmacies, rehabilitation care, social care, medical research and pharmaceuticals all rely on this data being available to individuals delivering their services. IT Governance is responsible for the world’s first accredited programme of ISO 27001 education and currently offers the largest portfolio of ISO 27001 classroom and Live Online training courses in the world. Healthcare is one of the hardest-hit industries when it comes to data breaches.


DLA Piper Privacy Matters

The license may be applied for educational, information management as well as innovation and development activities going beyond traditional research purposes reflected under GDPR 89 article. All of this means there are better opportunities for innovative product development by e.g. start-ups and pharmaceutical companies, which may generate considerable external societal advantages as well. By Joonas Dammert. Background.

Understanding Blockchain and its Impact on Legal Technology, Part Two

eDiscovery Daily

Areas such as financial services, technology, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, and energy industries all needed systems with these two factors. eDiscovery Daily is made available by CloudNine solely for educational purposes to provide general information about general eDiscovery principles and not to provide specific legal advice applicable to any particular circumstance.

Anonymization & Pseudonymization as Tools for Cross-Border Discovery Compliance

ARMA International

For example, consider the hypothetical case of Class Action Plaintiffs vs. ABC Pharmaceutical Company. Introduction. Companies that conduct business internationally, and their lawyers, today face a significant challenge balancing U.S. discovery demands against the requirements of Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Most U.S.

Requirements of a DPO in health and social care

IT Governance

The Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC) and the National Pharmacy Association (NPA) lobbied unsuccessfully to preclude some organisations, including smaller pharmacies. The DPO should educate the organisation on important compliance requirements, monitor GDPR compliance, and serve as a point of contact between the organisation and its supervisory authority – in the case of the UK, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

Court Rules “No Harm, No Foul” in Allowing Clawback After Protective Order Deadline: eDiscovery Case Law

eDiscovery Daily

In this products liability case against pharmaceutical manufacturers, the plaintiffs’ used an internal BMS email and PowerPoint during the January 31, 2018, deposition of BMS’ executive director for Abilify marketing from February 2007-December 2008. eDiscovery Daily is made available by CloudNine solely for educational purposes to provide general information about general eDiscovery principles and not to provide specific legal advice applicable to any particular circumstance.

Court Grants Key Parts of Motion to Compel Against Safeway: eDiscovery Case Law

eDiscovery Daily

In this case regarding alleged overcharging for pharmaceuticals by the defendant Safeway to federal and state government programs, the relator served his First Set of Requests for Production of Documents to the defendant in February 2017, which requested the documents to be produced, as follows: “Unless otherwise agreed to by counsel, electronically stored information (“ESI”) shall be produced in its unaltered native form and as it is maintained in the ordinary course of business. In U.S.

The Hacker Mind Podcast: Hacking Industrial Control Systems


So the ICS village started about eight years ago at DEF CON to bring education awareness and exposure to industrial control systems. Vamosi: who is attracted then to this village you said you wanted to educate? So your pharmaceutical plants have clean rooms.

The Good, Bad, And The Ugly: Key Takeaways From California’s New Privacy Law

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

j), which defines the phrase to mean “any individually identifiable information” in electronic or physical form, in possession of or derived from a provider of health care, health care service plan, pharmaceutical company, or contractor regarding a patient’s medical history, mental or physical condition, or treatment.” Consumer privacy rights in California are well established. The California Constitution expressly grants California citizens a right to privacy.