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. Cyber Security phishing

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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. Read Security Ledger coverage of NotPetya here.

Regulatory Update: NAIC Summer 2021 National Meeting

Data Matters

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) held its Summer 2021 National Meeting (Summer Meeting) August 14-17, 2021. Highlights include, among others, adoption of revised risk-based capital bond factors for life insurers, amendments to SSAP No.

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. 43R —Loan-Backed and Structured Securities. 43R — Loan-Backed and Structured Securities.

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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.

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.

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. For the second month in a row, ransomware has dominated our list of data breaches and cyber attacks.

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. The key security lesson is that an identity gets assigned to each and every RPA, creating fresh attack vectors.

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

There were a massive 99 data breaches and cyber attacks in August, making it the third-biggest monthly total of the year by number of security incidents.

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. million) Personal data from eatigo accounts accessed in a security incident (2.8

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

DLA Piper Privacy Matters

The Act complements the GDPR and introduces reinforced data security requirements and strict authorization procedures. All of this means there are better opportunities for innovative product development by e.g. start-ups and pharmaceutical companies, which may generate considerable external societal advantages as well. By Joonas Dammert. Background.

Business of Data – issue 6

Information Matters

They also have a long history of being at the forefront of security methods, from the development of the vault to multi-factor authentication. They also have a long history of being at the forefront of security methods, from the development of the vault to multi-factor authentication. Corvus Insurance lands a fresh $10 million to turn sensor data into actionable info for its food and pharma customers – TechCrunch, 26 November 2018.

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. The vast majority of respondent companies tend to incorporate privacy and security by design into the development of new products and services regularly or some of the time.

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. A number of countries are suggesting data localization as a way to secure their systems, which would mean significant changes for companies operating there. State legislatures, insurance commissions, attorneys general and regulatory agencies are moving to develop detailed cybersecurity requirements.

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

IT Governance

The new decade has begun relatively well, with a six-month low of only 61 disclosed cyber security incidents. Oman’s largest insurance company shut down by ransomware (unknown). Microsoft discloses security breach of customer support system (250 million).

HHS Issues New Model Privacy Notice for PHR Vendors

Hunton Privacy

The PHR Model Privacy Notice is intended to enable consumers to “understand privacy and security policies and data sharing practice information, compare PHR company practices, and make informed decisions.”. The PHR Model Privacy Notice requires PHR vendors to address two areas of concern: how they release data and how they secure data.

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

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

California law also requires businesses that suffer a breach of security to disclose the breach to consumers, and in some instances law enforcement, if sensitive information is compromised. SB-1121 amended this exemption by removing the “in conflict” provision, but making clear that a business so exempted will still be subject to the data security / breach requirements under the CCPA. Consumer privacy rights in California are well established.

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. Countless office workers were forced to get back to their jobs after Reddit suspended a host of accounts in light of security concerns.