New Video Interview: Fireside chat with Peter Daly, Chief Emergency Management Officer at HSE Ireland

03 April 2020

In this fireside chat with Peter Daly, Chief Emergency Management Officer at HSE Ireland, we zoom in on the main drivers for cybersecurity in healthcare.

Peter explains why we need to detect and protect against vulnerabilities in IT systems and medical devices in order to deliver the best possible service to patients.

New Video Interview: Fireside chat with Liam Woods, Director of Acute Operations at HSE Ireland

24 February 2020

Liam Woods is HSE National Director of the Acute Hospitals Division. The Division works closely with the Hospital Groups to deliver hospital services across Ireland.

One of the priorities of the Division is improving hospital waiting times by ensuring that the Hospital Groups are fully operational, strengthening their financial accountability, human resource planning and overall performance, and continuing the development of the new Children's Hospital.

New Video release! PANACEA in three words:

20 January 2020

In this short video, the PANACEA Consortium describes in three words our project for People-centered cybersecurity awareness inside the hospitals.

The project is described as ambitious, innovative, human-centric, but most of all "challenging"!

In fact, although more and more attention is being dedicated to this topic, cybersecurity awareness in the healthcare sector still has a long path to accomplish.

A human-centric approach to Cyber Security: PANACEA Research a Year on

21 January 2020


Last year, on 21-22 January 2019, the PANACEA Research partners gathered together for the very first time, for the project kick-off at the renowned Gemelli University Hospital in Rome.

IPRED - The 6th International Conference on Preparedness & Response to Emergencies & Disasters

12 January 2020 to 15 January 2020
Tel Aviv, Shamir Medical Center - Israel

The Israeli Ministry of Health and the Home Front Command hosted the Sixth Israeli International Conference on Preparedness and Response to Emergencies and Disasters. The conference provided an opportunity for professionals from around the world to share the latest findings and new experiences concerning health system readiness for disasters and emergencies of all types.

UCSC attended the conference on behalf of the PANACEAresearch project during the session concerning cyber security.

Key Findings of PANACEA Research on cyber risk scenarios in healthcare organisations

04 January 2020

PANACEA Research has investigated cyber risk scenarios from multiple perspectives in the context of healthcare organisations. These include cyber-attack-driven, regulatory-driven and behaviour-driven risk analyses.

PANACEA Research: challenges and ambitions - New video just released!

06 December 2019


A year into the PANACEA Research project, we've heard from our partners about the challenges and ambitions of promoting a people-centric, secure environment in healthcare systems throughout Europe.

The project's goal is to improve the technological and human defences of healthcare organisations as a whole ecosystem, and to boost their cybersecurity level, by following a holistic approach focused on the human aspect.

EC's Science and Knowledge service proposes a European Cybersecurity Taxonomy:

06 December 2019

Cybersecurity plays a fundamental role in ensuring that advantages, rather than risks, arise from the digitalisation of our society.


Key Findings of PANACEA research on a people-centric approach to cyber security in hospitals

02 December 2019

PANACEA’s investigation into cyber security reveals a lack of the required levels of cyber security across countries and healthcare organisations. Issues are multiple, from insecure behaviour to a lack of awareness about the many different types of cyber risks associated with such behaviour.

PANACEA Research 1st Technical Meeting in Rome @ Università degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza"

07 November 2019 to 08 November 2019

Almost one year into the PANACEA Research Project (January 2019), the consortium partners behind the technology innovations met in Rome on 7-8 of November to discuss the advances in some specific work packages of the project.