Pharmaceutical companies exploited by phishing scam targeting job seekers

IT Governance

Earlier this month, two major pharmaceutical giants issued warnings about phishing emails targeting job hunters. As is standard, GlaxoSmithKline says that interviewees or those who have been offered jobs might be asked to provide passport information or other personal identification, such as a National Insurance number. The post Pharmaceutical companies exploited by phishing scam targeting job seekers appeared first on IT Governance Blog.

Four Use Cases Proving the Benefits of Metadata-Driven Automation

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As such, traditional – and mostly manual – processes associated with data management and data governance have broken down. The banking, financial services and insurance industry typically deals with higher data velocity and tighter regulations than most. 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.

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Regulatory Update: NAIC Fall 2020 National Meeting

Data Matters

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) held its Fall 2020 National Meeting (Fall Meeting) December 3-9, 2020. NAIC Adopts the Group Capital Calculation Template and Instructions and Related Revisions to the Insurance Holding Company Act. Insurance groups will be exempt from filing a GCC if. insurance groups that operate in that jurisdiction. NAIC Continues Efforts to Address Innovation and Technology in the Insurance Sector.

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Regulatory Update: NAIC Summer 2020 National Meeting

Data Matters

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) held its Summer 2020 National Meeting (Summer Meeting) from July 27 to August 14, 2020. The current draft of the FAQ document addresses topics such as general background, the intersection of state insurance regulation and federal securities law regulation, how to satisfy the best interest standard of conduct, and insurer supervision and training requirements. NAIC Establishes Special Committee on Race and Insurance.

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Data Intelligence and Its Role in Combating Covid-19

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Managing and Governing Data From Lots of Disparate Sources. This data will be collected from organizations such as, the World Health Organization (WHO), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and state and local governments across the globe.

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

HL Chronicle of Data Protection

Managing the interaction of these new requirements with existing obligations under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), California’s Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (CMIA), and other health privacy laws will continue to be an area of focus in the health privacy community for years to come. Instead, the CCPA expressly exempts PHI collected by a Covered Entity or Business Associate that is governed by HIPAA.

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

HL Chronicle of Data Protection

Managing the interaction of these new requirements with existing obligations under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), California’s Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (CMIA), and other health privacy laws will continue to be an area of focus in the health privacy community for years to come. Instead, the CCPA expressly exempts PHI collected by a Covered Entity or Business Associate that is governed by HIPAA.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in May 2021 – 116 million records breached

IT Governance

If you find yourself facing a cyber security disaster, IT Governance is here to help. The post List of data breaches and cyber attacks in May 2021 – 116 million records breached appeared first on IT Governance UK Blog.

BEST PRACTICES: Rising complexities of provisioning identities has pushed ‘IGA’ to the fore

The Last Watchdog

Identity governance and administration, or IGA , has suddenly become a front-burner matter at many enterprises. Related: Identity governance issues in the age of digital transformation. Its customer base is comprised of eight of the top 15 banks, four of the top six healthcare insurance and managed care providers, nine of the top 15 property and casualty insurance providers, five of the top 13 pharmaceutical companies, and 11 of the largest 15 federal agencies.

7 Benefits of Metadata Management

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Govern data. Develop a governance model to manage standards, policies and best practices and associate them with physical assets. With automation, data quality is systemically assured with the data pipeline seamlessly governed and operationalized to the benefit of all stakeholders.

Benefits of Enterprise Modeling and Data Intelligence Solutions

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In particular, the tool helped them to design their qualification review, which is necessary in a pharmaceutical business. a senior manager, data governance at an insurance company with over 500 employees. Data Governance with erwin Data Intelligence.

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

IT Governance

Author of FastPOS malware revealed, pleads guilty Cyber insurance: The moral quandary of paying criminals who stole your data For six months, security researchers have secretly distributed an Emotet vaccine Please stop hard-wiring AWS credentials in your code.

Regulatory Update: NAIC Summer 2018 National Meeting

Data Matters

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) held its Summer 2018 National Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts, from August 4 to 7, 2018. NAIC Continues its Evaluation of Insurers’ Use of Big Data . The NAIC is continuing its review of property and casualty insurers’ use of predictive modeling in rate filings and is developing related guidance materials for states to use in reviewing predictive models. Big Data Enforcement Insurance Policy

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in October 2020 – 18.4 million records breached

IT Governance

million records breached appeared first on IT Governance UK Blog. With 117 publicly reported security incidents, October 2020 is the leakiest month we’ve ever recorded. The good news is that those data breaches and cyber attacks accounted for just 18,407,479 breached records.

Supreme Court Strikes Down Vermont Prescriber Privacy Law

Hunton Privacy

Vermont’s law was intended to limit the process of “detailing” whereby pharmaceutical manufacturers use prescriber-identifiable information to “ascertain which doctors are likely to be interested in a particular drug and how best to present a particular sales message.” The law also mandates that “[p]harmaceutical manufacturers and pharmaceutical marketers shall not use prescriber-identifiable information for marketing or promoting a prescription drug unless the prescriber consents.”.

FINLAND: PARLIAMENT APPROVES NEW ACT ON THE SECONDARY USE OF SOCIAL AND HEALTH CARE PERSONAL DATA

DLA Piper Privacy Matters

The Finnish Parliament has approved the new general Act on the Secondary Use of Social Welfare and Health Care Data (Laki sosiaali- ja terveystietojen toissijaisesta käytöstä, based on government proposal HE 159/2017) in March 2019. The Act governs the transfers of personal social and health care data from data controllers responsible for the primary purpose of processing to an established IT ecosystem controlled by the licence authority. By Joonas Dammert. Background.

Business of Data – issue 6

Information Matters

“The UK government should force Google, Apple, Uber and others to share their mapping data so that other companies can develop autonomous cars, drones and transport apps, according to an influential campaign group. Corvus Insurance lands a fresh $10 million to turn sensor data into actionable info for its food and pharma customers – TechCrunch, 26 November 2018. Issue 6 of The Business of Data newsletter has just been published.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in January 2020 – 1.5 billion records breached

IT Governance

Oman’s largest insurance company shut down by ransomware (unknown). Ukraine says personal data leaked from government jobs portal (unknown). Four Hyderabad men arrested for stealing sensitive information from a pharmaceutical firm (unknown).

Privacy and Cybersecurity Top 10 for 2018

Data Matters

In Carpenter , the government obtained months’ worth of a suspect’s cell phone location records pursuant to the Stored Communications Act (SCA). Instead of a search warrant, the government relied on an order under the SCA based on a standard lower than “probable cause,” namely that “specific and articulable facts show that there are reasonable grounds to believe” that the telecommunications records sought “are relevant and material to an ongoing criminal investigation.”

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

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

The CCPA governs how businesses treat “consumer” “personal information.” The CCPA, as adopted, contains important exemptions for businesses already collecting “personal information” (as that phrase is defined under the CCPA) under the Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (“CMIA”), Health Insurance Portability and Availability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”), Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”), Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (“GLBA”), and Driver’s Privacy Protection Act of 1994 (“DPPA”).

2019 end-of-year review part 1: January to June

IT Governance

IT Governance is closing out the year by rounding up 2019’s biggest information security stories. IT Governance released its final Weekly Podcast. GlaxoSmithKline and AstraZeneca warned job hunters about recruitment scams that imitated the pharmaceutical giants.