What hackers? Most pharma execs feel secure about their data

first_img STAT+ is STAT’s premium subscription service for in-depth biotech, pharma, policy, and life science coverage and analysis. Our award-winning team covers news on Wall Street, policy developments in Washington, early science breakthroughs and clinical trial results, and health care disruption in Silicon Valley and beyond. Despite a never-ending spate of hacking incidents, a majority of drug makers report they feel “more secure” about their computer security, according to a newly released survey.Specifically, 62 percent of pharmaceutical and biotech companies expressed confidence in their security arrangements, and just 14 percent acknowledged they felt less secure, according to the poll conducted last February and March by KPMG, the financial advisory firm. What is it? DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images What hackers? Most pharma execs feel secure about their data Daily reporting and analysis The most comprehensive industry coverage from a powerhouse team of reporters Subscriber-only newsletters Daily newsletters to brief you on the most important industry news of the day STAT+ Conversations Weekly opportunities to engage with our reporters and leading industry experts in live video conversations Exclusive industry events Premium access to subscriber-only networking events around the country The best reporters in the industry The most trusted and well-connected newsroom in the health care industry And much more Exclusive interviews with industry leaders, profiles, and premium tools, like our CRISPR Trackr. About the Author Reprints Log In | Learn More Pharmalot Columnist, Senior Writer Ed covers the pharmaceutical industry. Ed Silvermancenter_img @Pharmalot GET STARTED [email protected] Pharmalot By Ed Silverman July 24, 2017 Reprints Unlock this article by subscribing to STAT+ and enjoy your first 30 days free! GET STARTED What’s included? Tags pharmaceuticalsSTAT+last_img read more