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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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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).

Versatile Retention™ and Consulting Case Study: More Than a Vendor – Why Zasio is a Trusted Partner for this Global Pharmaceutical Company

IG Guru

The post Versatile Retention™ and Consulting Case Study: More Than a Vendor – Why Zasio is a Trusted Partner for this Global Pharmaceutical Company appeared first on IG GURU. Check out the case study post here.

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.

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.

What’s new in OpenText Documentum for Life Sciences

OpenText Information Management

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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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.

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.

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


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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.

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.

Pharma Giant Pfizer Leaks Customer Prescription Info, Call Transcripts


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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

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

Top 5 Life Sciences predictions in 2020

OpenText Information Management

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

ISO identification of medicinal products (IDMP)

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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 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.

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

Tackling the ‘inconvenient truth’ of AI in healthcare

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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.

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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Fraud Detection: Lessons From Novartis Case

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Compliance Expert Thomas Fox on the Role Data Analytics Can Play Incidents of fraud at pharmaceutical giant Novartis that resulted in over $1 billion in fines worldwide might have been avoided if the company's compliance team used data analytics to detect patterns, says Thomas Fox, a compliance evangelist and author.

Introducing OpenText Life Sciences Express – it’s simple

OpenText Information Management

Enterprise Content Management clinical trials cloud application Compliance Content digital transformation Documentum Documentum for Life Sciences ecd ECM enterprise content management eTMF Life sciences mobile OpenText pharmaceutical Quality quality documentation regulatory submission documentation regulatory submissions user experieceSimplicity. That’s what every Life Sciences professional working with regulated business processes needs today.

Making Internal Audits More Relevant

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Prasanna Bharatan, internal auditor at the pharmaceutical company Wockhardt, outlines the important steps to take Wockhardt's Prasanna Bharatan on Why Audits Often Are Not Meaningful How can improve internal audits be improved and made more meaningful?

Business Process Modeling Use Cases and Definition


This also extends to industry-specific other compliance mandates such as those in healthcare, pharmaceutical and the financial services industries. What is business process modeling (BPM)? A visual representation of what your business does and how it does it. Why is having this picture important? According to Gartner , BPM links business strategy to IT systems development to ensure business value.

Identity Verification in Healthcare: Revamping a Framework

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A 15-year-old identity framework originally designed for narrow use by pharmaceutical companies is being revamped and updated for broader use in healthcare, says Kyle Neuman, managing director of SAFE Identity, an industry consortium and certification body that's coordinating the project

My Health Record 'identical' to failed UK scheme, privacy expert says

The Guardian Data Protection

Health Data protection Australia news Technology Privacy Pharmaceuticals industryCare.data was cancelled because drug and insurance companies were able to buy patient data Australia’s impending My Health Record system is “identical” to a failed system in England that was cancelled after it was found to be selling patient data to drug and insurance companies , a British privacy expert has said.

Former Physician Convicted of Criminal HIPAA Violation

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The case was tied to providing a pharmaceutical salesperson access to patients' medical records Case Involved Unauthorized Access to Patient Records A former Massachusetts gynecologist has been convicted in a rare case involving a criminal HIPAA violation.

The hidden threats facing your intellectual property

IT Governance

For life sciences and pharmaceutical companies, this includes data on the development and testing of new therapies and details of how therapies are manufactured. Cyber Resilience Healthcare Intellectual Property Life Sciences PharmaceuticalWhen we consider the damage a data breach can cause, we tend to focus on the cost of breach reporting, potential fines and loss of reputation.