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. 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.

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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. Related Stories Episode 155: Disinformation is a Cyber Weapon and APTs warm to Mobile Malware Podcast Episode 117: Insurance Industry Confronts Silent Cyber Risk, Converged Threats NotPetya Horror Story Highlights Need for Holistic Security. We talk to Bruce McConnell of the East West Institute about how insurers are responding.

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. One global pharmaceutical giant headquartered in the United States experienced such issues until it adopted metadata-driven automation. Metadata-Driven Automation in the Insurance Industry.

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

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. Last year, private healthcare giant BUPA suffered a breach affecting 108,000 health insurance policies when a rogue employee copied and removed information from the organisation. The information affected is said to have included names, date of birth, nationalities and insurance membership numbers.

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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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. This is the sixth installment in Hogan Lovells’ series on the California Consumer Privacy Act.

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. This is the sixth installment in Hogan Lovells’ series on the California Consumer Privacy Act.

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. This is the sixth installment in Hogan Lovells’ series on the California Consumer Privacy Act.

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

erwin

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.

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.

7 Benefits of Metadata Management

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Metadata management is key to wringing all the value possible from data assets. However, most organizations don’t use all the data at their disposal to reach deeper conclusions about how to drive revenue, achieve regulatory compliance or accomplish other strategic objectives. What Is Metadata?

Benefits of Enterprise Modeling and Data Intelligence Solutions

erwin

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.

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 is present in most countries in the APAC market with long-established offices in Japan, a strong network of partners, and several successful large-scale implementations in the region for enterprises in banking, telecom, insurance, and other verticals.

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

IT Governance

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.

Intelligent Automation Provider, Captricity, Relaunches as Vidado

Document Imaging Report

Oakland, California – January 24, 2019 – Under new leadership, Captricity is relaunching as Vidado, and will continue to provide intelligent automation (IA) solutions to the insurance, financial services, and pharmaceutical industries to help improve opportunities for straight-through processing (STP), increased productivity, and lower operational costs through reductions in time spent on manual tasks.

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).

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.

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.

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. During this phase, there is often enormous pricing pressure from competitive products and health insurers. Ankur Gupta, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Reltio. Value from pharma should be measured in terms of clinical outcomes, patient satisfaction, and cost reduction.

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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.

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

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

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”). Consumer privacy rights in California are well established.

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.