Secure collaboration is one of the most vital concepts in business today. In today’s workforce, employees are handling highly-sensitive corporate documents and sharing this information beyond the firewall through multiple channels and across various devices. It’s imperative that businesses maintain control over their data, while still enabling employees to share, collaborate and innovate. Managing this process can be challenging, but a collaboration solution can help keep companies’ most confidential information secure.
Mirror, mirror on the wall. Let us update the question of “who is the fairest of them all?” In the world of sell-side M&A, the simple truth of the matter is that nobody really knows. Go on, take a guess.
On July 14th, four password-protected, unencrypted computers containing personal data of more than 4 million patients was stolen from an administrative building. As HealthITSecurity.com recently stated, this data breach has “become the second-largest HIPAA violation ever reported to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).”
In today’s day and age, companies are faced with the challenge of creating a collaboration environment that is both effective and secure, which can be a bit of a headache for involved parties. Enterprise collaboration shouldn’t be overlooked, as it helps improve productivity and drive business results.
One of the greatest collaboration challenges is managing the complexity of shared information across organizations. In fact, InformationWeek’s Strategic Security Survey confirmed that 52% of respondents said that managing complexity is the biggest challenge their security teams face.
The recent move by the Massachusetts Pension Reserves Investment Management Board (MassPRIM) to reduce their exposure to fund of hedge funds and initiate a direct hedge fund investment program highlights the trend by institutional investors to bypass fund of funds for direct hedge fund investments.
I recently attended the 47th Annual Meeting of the Drug Information Association (DIA) in Chicago. This was my 10th visit to the annual meeting, but my first as an Intralinks employee. It was interesting to think about how much both the themes of the DIA and the life sciences industry itself have changed over the past decade.