Veritas Capital is the parent company of Distica, the largest distributor of healthcare and pharmaceutical products in Iceland; Vistor, a leading marketing company for healthcare and pharmaceutical products; Artasan, a growing OTC pharmaceutical and food supplement provider and Ritara, a provider of electronic medical records. Veritas Capital has been using SecurStore online backup for a number of years for its total operation. Whether it is providing a contracted sales force or designated sales representative, or taking care of imports, logistics and distribution, Veritas Capital, together with its subsidiaries, is the partner of choice for a range of companies in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industry.“We are a business which plays an important role in the health of an entire nation, meaning Veritas Capital needs top of the line backup and recovery services. When we came across SecurStore they ticked all the boxes of our needs both on the security site and the operational … [Read more...] about Online backup by SecurStore gets glowing customer report
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Independent News and Media company has advised the 19 people caught up in an alleged data breach the information belonging to them may have been “searched more extensively and for a different purpose” than first thought. In letters issued to past and current employees of INM affected by the alleged breach, the company said the context in which the risk of unauthorised disclosure occurred dated back to 2014 when “a number of INM’s back-up tapes — containing backup copies of electronic data, such as emails to and from INM email addresses and digital files, stored on INM’s servers as at 2014 — were provided to a third-party service provider on the instruction of the then-Chairman of INM.” Leslie Buckley, INM’s former chairman, has already said he will be “robustly defending” similar allegations reportedly made by the Director of Corporate Enforcement Ian Drennan in a High Court affidavit. It was reported yesterday Mr … [Read more...] about ‘Different purpose’ for INM data search
In the second of a series of articles on technology in the health sector (healthtech), Delano talks to Andreas Kremer, managing director of ITTM (IT for Translational Medicine), a spin-off company of the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg, that was founded in 2015. Kremer explains his company’s activities and describes how it can (indirectly) improve healthcare for professionals and patients. First, however, he talked about why Luxembourg is an ideal location for his company’s activities. “Luxembourg is building a data-driven economy, has strong expertise in ICT security and has started to invest into health and systems biomedicine. The combination of centres like LCSB, IBBL (Integrated Bio Bank of Luxembourg), and LIH (Luxembourg Institute of Health) alongside the government’s will to move toward more personalised and translational medicine, make Luxembourg an attractive environment.” What is … [Read more...] about Healthtech: The right data in the right place to optimise healthcare
The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into force on May 25, will govern the storage and processing of data rather than its collection. It also includes some very important consumer rights. The most important are the right to be informed, the right of access, the right to correct errors, the right to erase data, the right to restrict processing, and the right take it elsewhere (data portability). How useful these will be in practice remains to be seen. “Personal data” includes names, addresses, phone numbers and IP addresses, as well as whatGDPR calls “factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person”. That includes biometrics such as face, fingerprint and iris recognition, and genetic information. In other words, you may have personal data that identifies someone even if you don’t know their name. GDPR applies to companies and … [Read more...] about GDPR: how can I email data securely to comply with the new regulations?
Customer data could be accessed only by teams that require it to do their jobs said the company 0SHARES Share Tweet Email An illuminated sign appears in a Lyft ride-hailing car in Los Angeles, California, US September 21, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS Lyft is investigating allegations that its employees misused customer information, the US ride-hailing firm said on Thursday. Forget the self-driving car, meet the self-driving suitcase A current or former Lyft employee alleged in an anonymous online post that Lyft employees had tracked rides taken by their romantic partners and pulled information about celebrities such as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, according to tech news site The Information. “The specific allegations in this post would be a violation of Lyft’s policies and a cause for termination,” the company said in an emailed statement to Reuters. Here are the trending items of CES 2018 Customer data could be accessed only by teams that … [Read more...] about Lyft probes allegations of employees misusing customer data