Month: September 2021

Pharma CEO confidence tops pre-pandemic levels, companies look to nucleic-acid technology assets to fuel growth – BioPharma-Reporter.com

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We talked to Jeff Stoll, KPMG’s US life sciences strategy leader, to get his take on why C-suite representatives of pharma players [with over US$500m a year in revenue] are expressing such optimism about the industry’s prospects over the next three years.Has the pandemic had much of an…

CyberMDX Tackling the Growing Threat of Connected Medical Devices as Part of Cyber Awareness Month – PRNewswire

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NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — CyberMDX, a leading healthcare cybersecurity provider delivering visibility and threat prevention for medical devices and clinical networks, today announced a series of educational programs in October to support National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), an initiative launched in 2004 by the National Cyber…

State Roundup: Almost a million Marylanders remain unvaxxed; Pandemic aid boosts state surplus to $2.5B – MarylandReporter.com – MarylandReporter.com

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900,000 MARYLANDERS REMAIN UNVAXXED: While Maryland’s COVID-19 vaccination metrics are better than that of most states with about 84% of residents partially vaccinated and about 60% fully vaccinated-significant outreach and education must be a continued priority as about 900,000 Marylanders still are unvaccinated, Deputy Health Secretary Dr. Jinlene…

Rep. Swallwell introduces bills to improve intelligence gathering and response for biological threats – Homeland Preparedness News

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© Shutterstock With a pair of new bills this week, United States Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) sought to improve the federal government’s capabilities to investigate the origins of diseases and respond accordingly, as well as to guarantee analysis and action from its intelligence community. “Knowledge is power during…

Bill addresses critical infrastructure cyber attack reporting – Homeland Preparedness News

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© Shutterstock A pair of lawmakers have introduced a bill they said requires critical infrastructure owners and operators to report cyber attacks to the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). Officials said the Cyber Incident Reporting Act, presented by Sens. Gary Peters (D-MI) and Rob Portman (R-OH), also…