What exactly is required for 21 CFR Part 11 and Annex 11 compliance?

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February 5, 2024 10:00 AM PST - 11:30 AM PST

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This webinar describes exactly what is required for compliance with Computer Software Assurance guidance, 21 CFR Part 11, and the European equivalent Annex 11 for local, and SaaS/Cloud hosted applications. It explains how to write a Data Privacy Statement for compliance with EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). What the regulations mean is described for all four primary compliance areas: SOPs, software features, infrastructure qualification, and validation. It gets you on the right track for using electronic records and signatures to greatly increase productivity and ensure compliance.

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1. What 21 CFR Part 11 means today

  • Purpose of Part 11

2. What does Part 11 mean?

  • SOPs
  • System features
  • Infrastructure qualification
  • Validation

3. Security standards

  • Roles
  • Usernames and passwords
  • Restrictions and logs

4. Data transfer standards

  • Deleting data
  • Encryption

5. Audit trail standards

  • Types of data
  • High-risk systems

6. Electronic approval standards

  • Electronic signatures
  • Single sign-on
  • Replacing paper with electronic forms

7. Infrastructure qualification

  • How to efficiently document qualifications

8. Validation

  • Software validation for vendors
  • Computer system validation for users
  • Fill-in-the-blank templates
  • Change control re-validation

9. SaaS/ Cloud Hosting

  • Responsibilities for the software vendor and hosting provider
  • Evaluation criteria
  • Hosting requirements

10. SOPs

  • IT, QA, validation
  • Software development

11. Annex 11

  • Comparison with Part 11


  • Data Privacy Statement

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This webinar is intended for professionals in the Medical Device, Biotechnology, and Pharmaceutical Industry. Personnel in the following roles will benefit:

  • GMP, GCP, GLP, regulatory professionals
  • QA/QC
  • IT
  • Auditors
  • Managers and directors
  • Software vendors, hosting providers


Computer System Validation’s principal, David Nettleton is an industry leader, author, and teacher for 21 CFR Part 11, Annex 11, HIPAA, software validation, and computer system validation. He is involved with the development, purchase, installation, operation, and maintenance of computerized systems used in FDA-compliant applications. His most popular book is Risk Based Software Validation – Ten Easy Steps, which provides fill-in-the-blank templates for completing a COTS software validation project. He has completed more than 300 mission-critical laboratory, clinical, and manufacturing software implementation projects. Services are available to guide companies to create and maintain the systems and procedures required to pass regulatory audits: product features, vendor audits, software validation, SOPs, training, gap analysis, remediation plans, and project management.

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Attendees may cancel up to two working days before the course start date and the refund will be processed within two working days.

We will process/provide a refund if the webinar is canceled. Refunds will not be given to participants who do not attend the webinar. On-demand recordings can be requested in exchange. Webinar may be canceled due to lack of enrolment or unavoidable factors. Attendees will be notified 24 hours in advance if a cancellation occurs. Substitutions can happen anytime.

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