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Indian Pharmaceutical Company Investigates Security Incident

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Reddy's Laboratories Says Plants in Four Countries Affected Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, a multinational pharmaceutical company based in India that's testing a COVID-19 vaccine, says it isolated its data center services Thursday following what it calls a "detected cyberattack


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Introducing secure print controls for pharmaceutical manufacturers

OpenText Information Management

Government agencies around the world, including the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), use current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) as the primary way to ensure pharmaceutical quality.

IAM's Role in the Pharmaceutical Sector

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Sandy Dalal of Allergan on Achieving Security Stability Mergers and acquisitions, along with cloud adoption, are rapidly changing the pharmaceutical industry. Sandy Dalal of Allergan talks about how identity and access management, along with zero trust, are bringing security stability

Biopharmaceutical firm Supernus Pharmaceuticals hit by Hive ransomware during an ongoing acquisition

Security Affairs

Biopharmaceutical company Supernus Pharmaceuticals discloses a ransomware attack, the Hive ransomware claims to have stolen company data. “Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. SecurityAffairs – hacking, Supernus Pharmaceuticals).

French pharmaceuticals distribution platform Apodis Pharma leaking 1.7+ TB of confidential data

Security Affairs

The CyberNews investigation team discovered French pharmaceuticals distribution platform Apodis Pharma leaking 1.7+ An archive of 25,000+ partner and client organizations, such as pharmaceutical laboratories and pharmacies, serviced by the Apodis Pharma distribution platform.

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. The post Pharmaceutical companies exploited by phishing scam targeting job seekers appeared first on IT Governance Blog. GlaxoSmithKline and AstraZeneca say they are victims of recruitment scams, in which crooks create fake job adverts to obtain people’s personal and financial details.

Are you ready for IDMP 2.x?

OpenText Information Management

Content Services Healthcare & Life Sciences Information Management Products Documentum for Life Sciences Identification of Medicinal products ISO IDMP ISO standards Life sciences pharmaceutical SPORThe post Are you ready for IDMP 2.x? appeared first on OpenText Blogs.

DOJ Seizes Fake Domains Impersonating Moderna, Regeneron

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Prosecutors: Websites Spoofed Pharmaceutical Firms for ID Theft Federal investigators have seized two domains impersonating the pharmaceutical firms Moderna, which has begun shipping a COVID-19 vaccine, and Regeneron, which developed a treatment, according to the U.S.

Pharmaceutical Company to Plead Guilty and Settle Drug Marketing Charges

Hunton Privacy

Recently, Aegerion Pharmaceuticals announced that it will enter into several settlements and plead guilty to two misdemeanors in connection with alleged violations of HIPAA, drug marketing regulations and securities laws. The criminal charges stem from the company’s marketing of a cholesterol drug called Juxtapid.

ThreatList: Pharma Mobile Phishing Attacks Turn to Malware


After the breakout of the COVID-19 pandemic, mobile phishing attacks targeting pharmaceutical companies have shifted their focus from credential theft to malware delivery.

Radical plans to transform NHS drawn up at drug firms and No 10 roundtable

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Lazarus Group Hits COVID-19 Vaccine-Maker in Espionage Attack


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South Korea Claims North Korea Tried Hacking Pfizer

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pharmaceutical firm Pfizer Reported Attempt at Stealing COVID-19 Data Comes in Wake of Global Warnings South Korean intelligence officials allege that North Korean hackers attempted to steal COVID-19 vaccine and treatment data by hacking the U.S.

Three COVID-19 Vaccine-Makers are Under Active Attack


Three major APTs are involved in ongoing compromises at pharma and clinical organizations involved in COVID-19 research, Microsoft says.

The Right Way to Change Your Identity Service Providers

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Takeda's Head of Security Authentication Discusses the Process and Challenges Markus Kalka, head of security authentication services at Takeda, talks about the challenges of changing identity service providers and shares the experience of consolidating three services into one at his company, a Japanese multinational pharmaceutical.

New LookingGlass CEO Bryan Ware to Diversify Customer Base

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New Attack Surface Management Tool Should Help Reach New Clients New CEO Bryan Ware plans to leverage LookingGlass' nascent attack surface management capabilities to capture clients in verticals such as pharmaceuticals, manufacturing and utilities.

Feds Warn Health Sector of Top Russia-Backed APT Groups

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Alert Comes as Other Ransomware Assaults, Data Leaks Plague Medical Providers Federal authorities are alerting healthcare sector entities of threats posed by Russian state-sponsored cyber groups, including some linked to attacks on pharmaceutical and related firms.

Pharma Giant Pfizer Leaks Customer Prescription Info, Call Transcripts


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What’s new in OpenText Documentum for Life Sciences Cloud Edition (CE) 20.2

OpenText Information Management

Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences companies are in the public spotlight as they pursue advanced therapies and vaccines to combat the coronavirus pandemic.

Lazarus Group Seeks Intelligence Related to COVID-19

Dark Reading

Researchers attribute attacks targeting a pharmaceutical company and a government ministry related to COVID-19 response

How Do You Migrate PAM to the Cloud?

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Peter Gankin, head of identity and access management at Takeda, a Japanese multinational pharmaceutical company, shares his views Peter Gankin of Takeda Shares His Company's Journey What are some challenges of shifting on-premises PAM to the cloud, and how should one go about it?

What’s new in OpenText Documentum for Life Sciences

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Products Content Services Healthcare & Life Sciences manufacturing Life sciences Documentum for Life Sciences pharmaceutical Quality clinical medical devicesThe latest announcement by OpenText of Cloud Editions includes some great updates to OpenText™ Documentum for Life Sciences.

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Top 5 Life Sciences predictions in 2020

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Industries Healthcare & Life Sciences Healthcare IoT Content management Interoperability the internet of things Life sciences EIM platform FDA pharmaceutical ISO IDMP Industry 4.0 With the patient taking center stage, digitization is gaining pace within Life Sciences.

Complying With the FDA’s Advertising Regulations: Why You Need an Interactive Website Archive

Hanzo Learning Center

Pharmaceutical advertising is big business. In 2020, pharmaceutical companies spent more than $6.5 billion on advertising. Compliance Hanzo Dynamic Capture Regulatory Compliance FDA

Big Pharma Finds Patch Management a Bitter Pill

Dark Reading

One-quarter of pharmaceutical manufacturers received a failing grade on patch management, which is a vital step in heading off ransomware attacks

How a global research and manufacturing company achieves regulatory compliance

OpenText Information Management

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Introducing OpenText Content Cloud for Life Sciences

OpenText Information Management

OpenText™ is thrilled to announce the launch of OpenText Content Cloud™ for Life Sciences, an innovative new offering that brings the proven productivity and governance capabilities of OpenText™ Documentum™ for Life Sciences to a cloud environment.

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Safeguarding COVID-19 Research, Other Intellectual Property

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As cyberthreats to medical research on COVID-19 - and other intellectual property - grow, organzations must take critical steps to prevent the theft of their "innovation capital," says Russell Koste, chief security officer of Alexion Pharmaceuticals

Alert: APT Groups Targeting COVID-19 Researchers

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are warning medical institutions, pharmaceutical companies, universities and others about "password-spraying campaigns" by advance persistent threat groups seeking to steal COVID-19 research data.

Life Sciences at Enterprise World 2019

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Is this the year of the patient-centric business model for healthcare?

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You can’t deliver tomorrow’s innovation if you’re still using yesterday’s business models. For Healthcare 4.0, that means designing services and solutions around patients and empowering them to take more control, becoming partners in their own healthcare.

Healthcare Supply Chain Security: Updated Guidance

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With the escalation of cyberattacks on the healthcare sector during the COVID-19 pandemic, supply chain partners need to strengthen their security controls and defenses, say Vishwas Gadgil of pharmaceutical firm Merck and Ed Gaudet of the consultancy Censinet.

Four Use Cases Proving the Benefits of Metadata-Driven Automation


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. Organization’s cannot hope to make the most out of a data-driven strategy, without at least some degree of metadata-driven automation. The volume and variety of data has snowballed, and so has its velocity.

Executive Order Focuses on Supply Chain Risk Management

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Also to be reviewed: supply chain risks for information and communications technology and the pharmaceutical industry

ISO identification of medicinal products (IDMP)

OpenText Information Management

Enterprise Content Management Information Management EIM ISO IDMP Life sciences pharmaceuticalIn a previous blog I looked at some of the EU regulations that are disrupting the Life Sciences sector. One area of change with truly global implications is the implementation of the ISO Identification of Medicinal Products (IDMP).

What’s new in OpenText Documentum for Life Sciences Release 16 EP7

OpenText Information Management

Every pharmaceutical company wants to accelerate the drug development process – from discovery to commercial success – to deliver new treatments that improve patient outcomes. At OpenText™, the Life Sciences team is committed to delivering better intelligent content services that drive productivity, growth and a lasting competitive advantage.

What’s new in Release 19.4 for OpenText Life Sciences Express

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If you work in the Life Sciences industry, your head will be nodding in confirmation while reading Forrester’s The Five Big Trends report, especially the part that states employee productivity has emerged as the second biggest driver for ECM investment in 2019.

Reimagining patient centricity and healthcare practitioner engagement for 2020


Life Sciences analytics healthcare pharmaceuticalby Satish Pandelenghat and Manjunath Shanabag The relationship between the life sciences industry and healthcare practitioners has changed dramatically in recent years. It wasn’t that long ago that sales reps visited each practice to provide information about new products. That changed in the late 1990s and early 2000s as information became more digital. Now what […].

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Tackling the ‘inconvenient truth’ of AI in healthcare

OpenText Information Management

AI & Analytics Industries Healthcare & Life Sciences AI AI in Healthcare biopharma Healthcare Life sciences pharmaceuticalThe market is growing fast for Healthcare Artifical Intelligence (AI), estimated to reach over $8 billion by 2026. During this year’s Intelligent Health conference, there was a great deal of talk about the potential of AI in healthcare, but also about its largest challenges: data integration and preparation.