Strengthening European efforts in Cyber Capacity Building

22 October 2019

Enhancing cybersecurity capacity building is quickly becoming a priority for governments, international organisations and private sector.
While the demand for skilled cybersecurity professionals continues to accelerate, organizations are struggling to find the right talent to fill jobs.

PANACEA Research Result: Cyber security, models of health services and medical device life-cycles

24 September 2019

PANACEA Research is designing, developing and deploying a Toolkit for people-centric cyber security in healthcare. The Toolkit spans four technical tools: A Dynamic Risk Management Platform, a Secure Information Sharing Platform, a Secure Design Support Platform, an Identity Management Platform, and five non-technical tools: A Training and Education for Cybersecurity Tool, a Resilience Governance Tool, a Secure Behaviours Nudging Tool, a Value Assessment Tool and an Implementation Guidelines Tool.

"Privacy: limit or opportunity"? PANACEA Research joins the event on technologies and health data in Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies:

18 September 2019
School of Advanced Studies Sant'Anna, Pisa - Italy

PANACEA Research has joined the discussions at the round table “Privacy: limit or opportunity? Examples of new technologies and health data" in the School of Advanced Studies Sant'Anna.

6th ENISA-FORTH Network Information Security Summer School

16 September 2019 to 20 September 2019
Heraklion, Crete - Greece

ENISA (European Union Agency for Cybersecurity) and FORTH (Institute of Computer Science of the Foundation for Research and Technology), have jointly organised a Summer School that brings together a distinguished faculty from around the world with the purpose to identify current trends, threats and opportunities against the background of recent advances on NIS measures and policies.

Webinar on 26.09 - Cyber security for Healthcare: Human and Legal Perspectives

17 September 2019

The digital era is creating many opportunities for sectors like healthcare to improve service efficiency. But, at the same time, it introduces new challenges, including greater cyber risks. Cyber-incidents and cyber-attacks not only cause the loss of billions of Euros every year but also cause service disruptions and put patient safety at risk. All too often, these incidents occur due to human error.

Surveys Online! Share your knowledge with us and contribute to the future of cyber security in healthcare.

11 July 2019

At PANACEA Research we are working on two toolkits for cyber security assessment and preparedness of Healthcare ICT infrastructures and connected devices.

We would like to invite you to contribute to our research by participating in one or more of our Requirement Collection Questionnaires helping us gather information on cybersecurity measures.

Healthcare Institutions: why cybersecurity is not just for CISOs

28 June 2019

New research conducted by the cybersecurity company Carbon Black, involving 20 healthcare CISOs (chief information security officers) has shown that over the last few years 83% of healthcare organisations have acknowledged a rise in cyber-attacks and that these attacks are becoming increasingly sophisticated.


28 May 2019 to 29 May 2019
Fondazione Policlinico Gemelli - Rome, Italy


On 28-29 of May PANACEA is organizing its first End-Users/Stakeholders Workshop in Rome, Italy at UCSC-Gemelli.

The workshop will be the ideal occasions for End-Users and Stakeholders to practically interact with the PANACEA project and to be directly involved in the End-Users Stakeholders Platform (ESP).

First Webinar April 18: Save the date!

18 April 2019
Online - GoToWebinar

Cyber attacks constitute a concrete risk in hospitals, both for the actual functioning of connected devices and for the privacy of the patients. The PANACEA Research project will develop models and solutions to cope with the this threat and develope a cybersecurity culture in the health care domain.

A phishing attack to a US hospital potentially breaches the data of 326,000 patients

12 February 2019

Although phishing attacks on healthcare organizations are well-known and common, the last attack reported by the University of Connecticat and its affiliated hospital caused a class-action lawsuit; in fact the attack has potentially breached the data of about 320,000 patients.
The patients argued that UConn Health’s breach only occurred due to their failure to “implement adequate and reasonable cybersecurity procedures and protocols.”