Pharmaceutical companies exploited by phishing scam targeting job seekers

IT Governance

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Episode 158: How NotPetya has Insurers grappling with Systemic Cyber Risk

The Security Ledger

We talk to Bruce McDonnell of the East West Institute about how insurers are responding. We talk to Bruce McConnell of the East West Institute about how insurers are responding.

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Four Use Cases Proving the Benefits of Metadata-Driven Automation

erwin

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. Metadata-Driven Automation in the Insurance Industry.

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. The information affected is said to have included names, date of birth, nationalities and insurance membership numbers.

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

The Guardian Data Protection

Care.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. Health Data protection Australia news Technology Privacy Pharmaceuticals industry

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

HL Chronicle of Data Protection

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 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.

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

The Last Watchdog

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. 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.

Data Intelligence and Its Role in Combating Covid-19

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

Intelligent Automation Provider, Captricity, Relaunches as Vidado

Document Imaging Report

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

ABBYY Achieves Double-Digit Annual Revenue Growth for Third Consecutive Year

Document Imaging Report

ABBYY continued to see strong demand for its Digital Intelligence solutions in FY19, with customers including one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies, smart infrastructure solutions company Costain , a global medical supply manufacturer and distributor Medline , and other leading enterprises across industries. ABBYY FY19 revenue growth driven by RPA partnerships, expanded product portfolio, and strengthened global presence. MILPITAS, Calif.,

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

DLA Piper Privacy Matters

These are mainly administrators of major national registers, inter alia: the Social Insurance Institution (KELA), the Population Register Center (Väestörekisterikeskus), the Statistics Finland (Tilastokeskus) and the Pension Security Center (Eläketurvakeskus), National Supervisory Authority For Health and Welfare (Valvira), Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (Työterveyslaitos) and Finnish Medicines Agency (Fimea). By Joonas Dammert. Background.

Think Outside of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Master Data Management Solutions to Deliver Connected Customer Experiences

Reltio

Customer experience. It’s one of the buzziest terms in business. And it should be. If you haven’t come to the conclusion that CX matters, volumes of research quantifies the value of providing an exceptional - or even decent - customer experience, and the perils of getting it wrong. .

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.”.

Business of Data – issue 6

Information Matters

Corvus Insurance lands a fresh $10 million to turn sensor data into actionable info for its food and pharma customers – TechCrunch, 26 November 2018. ” [link] 11/26/corvus-insurance-lands- a-fresh-8-million-to-turn- sensor-data-into-actionable- info-for-its-food-and-pharma- customers/. 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).

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). Four Hyderabad men arrested for stealing sensitive information from a pharmaceutical firm (unknown). The new decade has begun relatively well, with a six-month low of only 61 disclosed cyber security incidents.

CNIL Unveils 2017 Inspection Program and 2016 Annual Activity Report

Hunton Privacy

health and social sector issues such as difficulties accessing medical or social records, and the creation of pharmaceutical records without consent (3 percent of complaints). The CNIL announced that the inspections for 2017 will focus on the following topics: confidentiality of health data processed by insurance companies; files of French intelligence services; and.

CIPL and AvePoint Release Global GDPR Readiness Report

Hunton Privacy

Telecommunication and technology companies were the most represented respondents, followed by insurance and financial services companies, as well as pharmaceutical and healthcare companies. Only a minority of respondents, however, conduct “dry runs” of their breach notification plans, maintain cyber insurance or retain public relations and forensic experts.

Privacy and Cybersecurity Top 10 for 2018

Data Matters

Perhaps the most personal aspects of cyberspace will arise with the marked increase in the rise of wearables, digital pharmaceuticals, and advances in personal medicine. State legislatures, insurance commissions, attorneys general and regulatory agencies are moving to develop detailed cybersecurity requirements.

Data Secrets to A Successful Drug Launch

Reltio

Read the success story of a French multinational pharmaceutical company that built Customer 360 on top of a Self-learning Data Platform to support their account-centric field operations and personalized engagement. Ankur Gupta, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Reltio.

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HHS Issues New Model Privacy Notice for PHR Vendors

Hunton Privacy

In the “Release” section of the notice, vendors must indicate whether they disclose the two categories of PHR data for any of the following purposes: (1) marketing and advertising, (2) medical and pharmaceutical research, (3) use by an individual’s insurer or employer, (4) reporting about the PHR vendor and its customer activity, and (5) developing software applications.

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

IT Governance

US food giant Mondelez sued insurance company Zurich American for denying a $100 million (£77 million) claim filed after the NotPetya attack. GlaxoSmithKline and AstraZeneca warned job hunters about recruitment scams that imitated the pharmaceutical giants.