TITLE

SECURING THE DRUGS INDUSTRY

AUTHOR(S)
Knight, William
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Computer Weekly;11/27/2007, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on various data security challenges faced by pharmaceutical companies. The author examines the pitfalls and success stories of several pharmaceutical companies including the U.S. pharmaceutical firm Pfizer Inc. and Great Britain-based pharmaceutical group GlaxoSmithKline. According to an information technology security professional working in the perimeter team of a major pharmaceutical company, security is a challenging and ongoing process. Phil Huggins, chief technology officer at security consultancy Information Risk Management, says that a distinctive feature of pharmaceutical enterprises has been the importance of protecting intellectual property.
ACCESSION #
27963158

 

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