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.

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.

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.

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.