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 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.


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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 marketing communications management enterprise data Quality 4.0

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. Productivity, flexibility and governance capabilities are more critical than ever for speeding these life-saving products to market.

The Belgian Data Protection Authority Publishes Recommendation Concerning Data Processing for Direct Marketing Purposes

HL Chronicle of Data Protection

On January 17, The Belgian Data Protection Authority (DPA) published Recommendation no 01/2020 providing Guidance on direct marketing. The Recommendation provides a methodology on how to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) when conducting direct marketing.

Tackling the ‘inconvenient truth’ of AI in healthcare

OpenText Information Management

The market is growing fast for Healthcare Artifical Intelligence (AI), estimated to reach over $8 billion by 2026. AI & Analytics Industries Healthcare & Life Sciences AI AI in Healthcare biopharma Healthcare Life sciences pharmaceuticalDuring 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.

Highest European Court Confirms: No Presumption of Confidentiality Over Documents Submitted in Marketing Authorization Dossier

Data Matters

On January 22, 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) found that there is not a general presumption of confidentiality over documents containing clinical and preclinical data provided to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) to support a marketing authorization application. Pharmaceutical companies will continue to ensure that they can provide inclusive data supporting their MA applications while considering how best to preserve their valued know-how.

Business Process Modeling Use Cases and Definition


It makes it easier to be agile and responsive to changes in markets and consumer demands, This is because the visualization process galvanizes an organization’s ability to identify areas of improvement, potential innovation and necessary reorganization. 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)?

Turn on a Dime with a Responsive Data Strategy


That’s true today, as we adjust to life during a pandemic, and it will be true in the months ahead as new vaccines and therapies are launched into an eager market. Specifically, with respect to your go-to-market strategy, a multi-domain MDM will support: Orchestrated messaging and engagement.

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With a focus on seamless sharing across domains, OpenText Documentum for Life Sciences 16.4 takes a giant leap forward

OpenText Information Management

When major acquisitions happen, market analysts, competitors, customers, and employees alike are watching closely to determine what’s next. In fact, employees like me were not terribly nervous when OpenText™ – a long-standing leader in enterprise content management – acquired Dell EMC’s Enterprise Content Division in January 2017.

The hidden threats facing your intellectual property

IT Governance

Organisations rely on their IP to retain a competitive position in the market. For life sciences and pharmaceutical companies, this includes data on the development and testing of new therapies and details of how therapies are manufactured. For all organisations, strategic business plans and planned trading activities are also vulnerable and, if breached, can be duplicated, sold, ransomed or even used to manipulate stock market trading.

FDA Regulatory Compliance: Can You Prove What Your Website Said?

Hanzo Learning Center

If you’re marketing any pharmaceutical or medical device, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has its eye on you.

Digging the recently leaked Chinese Communist Party database

Security Affairs

While one might assume that this leaked database is new, it is important to note that the same database has been circulating in Chinese Darknet markets for at least 2 years. KELA researchers analyzed a database recently leaked online that contains data for 1.9

Europe’s Largest Private Hospital Operator Fresenius Hit by Ransomware

Krebs on Security

The company provides products and services for dialysis, hospitals, and inpatient and outpatient care, with nearly 40 percent of the market share for dialysis in the United States.

Dear Marc: Please, *Do* Get Involved

John Battelle's Searchblog

The place stinks of desperate autoplay video, programmatic pharmaceutical come ons, and tawdry link bait (there are literally THREE instances of Outbrain-like junk on each article page. Invent (and or copy) new online models where the advertising adds value, where marketers would be proud to support the product. I’ve spoken to dozens of senior marketers looking to lean into high-quality news analysis.

Alleged docs relating to Covid-19 vaccine leaked in darkweb

Security Affairs

While the pandemic is spreading on a global scale, threat actors continue to target government organizations and entities in the pharmaceutical industry. In the last months, security experts reported the surge of the illegal market for Covid-19 vaccines on the Darkweb market.

Your DNA is a valuable asset, so why give it to ancestry websites for free? | Laura Spinney

The Guardian Data Protection

Perhaps they should be paying us The announcement by 23andMe, a company that sells home DNA testing kits, that it has sold the rights to a promising new anti-inflammatory drug to a Spanish pharmaceutical company is cause for celebration. But a few weeks later the same company announced that it was laying off workers amid a shrinking market that its CEO put down to the public’s concerns about privacy.

Enterprise Architecture: Secrets to Success


M&A, new markets, products and businesses). Emerging Markets : What opportunities align to our business (e.g., For enterprise architecture, success is often contingent on having clearly defined business goals.

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.”.

Learn. Transform. Advance.


Market expansion, with traditional grocers becoming online shopping hubs. Learn. Transform. Advance.

Mobile Malware: Threats and Solutions

eSecurity Planet

It also recently cropped up in the German market when new phones included mobile malware that could send malicious WhatsApp messages. A 2020 report showed how three out of four phishing attempts targeting pharmaceutical employees also delivered malware to victims.

Reltio Advances in Gartner Magic Quadrant for MDM Solutions


Reltio Connected Data Platform is the only cloud-native, multi-tenant, multi-domain MDM software as a service ( SaaS ) platform on the market. Gartner points to Reltio’s “market momentum,” “real-time B2B and B2C,” and a “mature cloud offering” as Strengths.

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In Times of Rapid Change, Business Process Modeling Becomes a Critical Tool


Industry-specific regulations in areas like healthcare, pharmaceuticals and financial services have been in place for some time. To be agile and responsive to changes in markets and consumer demands, you need a visual representation of what your business does and how it does it.

Q&A: The drivers behind the stark rise — and security implications — of ‘memory attacks’

The Last Watchdog

I had the chance at RSA 2019 to discuss memory hacking with Willy Leichter, vice president of marketing, and Shauntinez Jakab, director of product marketing, at Virsec , a San Jose-based supplier of advanced application security and memory protection technologies. Merck had one of its pharmaceuticals delayed, which led to a global shortage.

Why real-world evidence is a game changer for life sciences in the age of value-based care


What that demands for pharmaceutical companies is better insight into the fair market value their products bring, or potentially will bring, to maximize all the benefits of those products. by Jared Kimble Value-based care is quickly becoming integral to the life sciences industry as the entire healthcare sector undergoes increased convergence.

Hackers target German Task Force for COVID-19 PPE procurement

Security Affairs

The task force was created by the German government to ensure the procurement from foreign markets of PPE, including face masks and medical gear.

NHS’ Plans to Share Patient Records with Third Parties

Data Matters

The Notice further states that the data will never be shared with marketing or insurance companies. Who will the data be shared with: According to the Notice, data collected may be shared with a number of third parties including, for example, “research organisations, including universities, charities, clinical research organisations that run clinical trials and pharmaceutical companies”.

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.

Benefits of Enterprise Modeling and Data Intelligence Solutions


In particular, the tool helped them to design their qualification review, which is necessary in a pharmaceutical business. Examples of business capabilities would be finance, human resources, supply-chain, sales and marketing, and procurement.

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

Document Imaging Report

ABBYY saw strong revenue growth in regard to its solutions within the Robotic Process Automation (RPA) market in FY19. ABBYY FY19 revenue growth driven by RPA partnerships, expanded product portfolio, and strengthened global presence. MILPITAS, Calif.,

Customer Experience Trends: How To Stand Out From the Crowd


It’s no longer a matter of having just the best product, the smartest marketing, or the lowest prices. Customer experience trends might change from time to time, but the central component remains steady: The customer must be at the heart of every business decision that you make.

Takeaways from Forrester’s Latest Report on Enterprise Architecture Management Suites


EA has re-emerged to help solve compliance challenges in banking and finance plus drive innovation with artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and robotic automation in pharmaceuticals.

Europol analyses on criminal operations in Europe during COVID-19 Crisis

Security Affairs

Immediately after the pandemic started criminal organizations attempted to monetize their efforts with Coronavirus-themed attacks and by selling COVID-19 products in the underground markets.

Regulatory Update: NAIC Summer 2021 National Meeting

Data Matters

As defined in the P&P Manual, “predominantly hold” means that a fund holds at least 80% of its assets in bonds or preferred stock, depending on the type of fund, in normal market conditions.

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

The Security Ledger

And, for companies impacted, it was impressively damaging: halting production lines and operations at global corporations in shipping, pharmaceuticals and manufacturing. East West has authored a report : Cyber Insurance and Systemic Market Risk —to provide a framework to better understand and address the systemic nature of cyber risk and the challenges it presents to the burgeoning cyber insurance industry.

Enterprise Architect: A Role That Keeps Evolving


The business side might tackle changes to the marketing plan and collect data about website visitors and shoppers, but ultimately they will need to collaborate with someone on the technology side to discuss how IT can help reach that goal. Enterprise architect is a common job title within IT organizations at large companies, but the term lacks any standard definition.

Preservica appoints new Advisory Council to help steer next stage of growth


Oxford, UK; Boston, MA February 6, 2020 : Preservica, the market leader in SaaS active digital preservation, is pleased to announce the formation of a new Advisory Council of experienced senior executives.

Welcome, Chris Hylen! Reltio’s New CEO.


At Reltio, we have a visionary product and transformational opportunity in a massive market that continues to grow at a rapid pace. They need speed, agility and scale so they can respond faster to changing market conditions. We have some exciting news to share!

European Commission proposes reinforcement of EU Cybersecurity rules

DLA Piper Privacy Matters

Annex II includes entities in the following sectors: energy, transport, banking, financial market infrastructures, health, drinking water supply and distribution and digital infrastructure. Authors: Raf Schoefs , Simon Verschaeve , Laetitia Mouton.

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


If your job involves selling or marketing to, servicing, retaining, analyzing or acquiring customers, it is a must read. Or preparing data for downstream analytics by customer data platforms (CDP) and other marketing technologies. . Customer experience.