July’s Industry Perspectives on Manufacturing and Distribution
(1) Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Companies Need to Trust Less and Question More to Keep High-Value Data Safe
: According to a 2016 study by the Ponemon Institute, 90 percent of healthcare organizations have suffered a data breach in the past two years. To improve cybersecurity, life sciences, pharmaceutical and medical device companies must stop viewing the issue as a top concern and treat it as a top business priority. As a starting point, here are a few questions these organizations should seek to answer.
(2) Data-Rich Manufacturing Demands Cybersecurity of the Supply Chain, Too
: Manufacturers can mitigate supply chain risks by ensuring that their third-party vendors are pursuing similar cybersecurity efforts as their own.