PANACEA Research is investigating national and pan-EU policy and regulatory measures on cybersecurity and healthcare to help stakeholders keep up to speed on relevant changes. Existing models and emerging technologies are brought to your attention in this Lookout Watch. Please feel free to use our blog to fuel the discussion and flag relevant topics for our community of users.

Cybersecurity, FDA - Medical Devices

All legally-marketed medical devices have benefits and risks. The FDA allows devices to be marketed when there is a reasonable assurance that the benefits to patients outweigh the risks.

25 January 2020

Medical Devices in Harm’s Way: Medjacking

Improved functioning of digital medical devices can enhance health care quality and safety.

24 January 2020

Biometrics to play wider role in e-health

Remote health monitoring solutions are increasingly combining biometric health measurements with biometric identification of patients.

21 January 2020

Good Practices for Security of IoT - Secure Software Development Lifecycle

This ENISA study introduces good practices for IoT security, with a particular focus on software development guidelines for secure IoT products and services thro

27 November 2019

HEALTH CARE’S HUGE CYBERSECURITY PROBLEM: Cyberattacks aren’t just going after your data

Reports show that ransomware and other cyberattacks are on the rise — and health care is one of the biggest targets.

27 September 2019

"If It's Important It Will Be A Headline": Cybersecurity Information Seeking in Older Adults

Older adults are increasingly vulnerable to cybersecurity attacks and scams. Yet we know relatively little about their understanding of

18 September 2019

Blockchain and the General Data Protection Regulation. Can distributed ledgers be squared with European data protection law?

Blockchain is a much-discussed instrument that, according to some, promises to inaugurate a new era of

24 August 2019

COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION (EU) 2019/243 of 6 February 2019 on a European Electronic Health Record exchange format

This Recommendation sets out a framework for the development of a European electronic health record exchange format in order to achieve secure, interoperable, cross-border access to, and exchange o

24 August 2019


The 2019 HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey provides insight into the information security experiences and practices of US healthcare organizations in light of increasing cyber-attacks and compromises.

09 August 2019


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