The Cybersecurity in Health Workshop took place at the INFARMED facilities, Lisbon, on 1st and 2nd October 2019. Promoted by eHAction coordinating entity, SPMS, this two-day workshop aimed at tackling priority areas in the field of health information security and cybersecurity.
Focused on healthcare security expertise, the workshop brought together key experts dealing with security at a national and regional level in eHealth Competence Centres and Ministries of Health. Representatives from DG CONNECT, DG SANTE, DG DIGIT and the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) joined representatives from 14 Member States to set up European eHealth priorities and initiatives for better EU cybersecurity.
The Cybersecurity in Health Workshop adopted an interactive format to better identify aspects of concern at national and European level, sharing best practices and know-how across Member States, raising awareness, training schemas and specifying national CSIRTs.
Moreover, this workshop was envisioned to increase the level of EU cooperation and co-creation, promoting joint efforts between Governments, healthcare organisations, national competent centres on eHealth and national computer security incident response teams (CSIRTs).