Seven security considerations for cloud-based plant process management

Cloud-based plant process management systems are gaining ground. Here’s what pharmaceutical companies should know about cloud software security.

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Moving to a cloud-based plant process management (PPM) system can be an important part of digital transformation for pharmaceutical companies. Digital PPM systems centralize the knowledge captured, allowing process manufacturers to better manage and share data. A cloud-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model for PPM systems is simple to implement, easy to manage and scale, reduces the burden on IT staff and ensures security.

Moving to the cloud offers an additional layer of security through the browser. In fact, a well-designed cloud-based system that complies with modern security standards is usually more secure than a locally hosted legacy solution. With a SaaS model, companies can outsource security activities to th…

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