Securing the Pharma Environment
Is your pharma organization secure from potentially catastrophic cyberthreats? Cybersecurity specialists used to work toward building an impenetrable firewall of protection. But threats now are more sophisticated, breaches are more frequent, and the cost in time, dollars and brand value is more punishing. Today’s security efforts are multi-dimensional, focusing on identifying threats, disrupting adversaries and extending security measures across the organization.
Security risks are high for healthcare organizations, which accounted for 43 percent of major data breaches reported in 2013. Patient records are worth substantially more than credit card numbers on the black market, and the increasingly collaborative marketplace seen in the pharmaceutical industry means companies must manage more numerous and complex system identities.
How to respond within the Unique Pharmaceutical Environment
For the pharmaceutical industry, the increasingly collaborative marketplace and growth of mergers and acquisitions creates a greater need for convenient but secure access to crucial files, systems and intellectual property. Solutions need to provide secure collaboration through identity control while fulfilling the access needs of both internal and external stakeholders, and accommodate for still-emerging technologies such as big data, cloud and mobility.
To successfully achieve this, we recommend a three-fold posture, which is covered in our business white paper, "Securing the pharma environment: Assess threats, disrupt adversaries, extend capabilities." Download the paper to learn:
- Why securing your pharma organization should be your top priority.
- Unique concerns that must be considered for modern pharma environments.
- The most important elements of your enterprise security to ensure secure, collaborative access to information
- A detailed outline of our recommended three-fold approach toward greater security