Based on the most recent ENISA report at the end of 2018, cybersecurity incidents have shown that the healthcare sector is one of the most vulnerable. The vision of HEIR is to provide a thorough threat identification and cybersecurity knowledge base system addressing both local (in the hospital / medical centre) and global (including different stakeholders) levels, that comprises real-time threat hunting services, facilitated by advanced machine learning technologies; sensitive data trustworthiness sharing, facilitated by the HEIR privacy aware framework; Innovative Benchmarking based on the calculation of the Risk Assessment of Medical Applications (RAMA) score, that will measure the security status of every medical device and provide thorough vulnerability assessment of hospitals and medical centres; the delivery of an Observatory for the Security of Electronic Medical Devices. HEIR will set up a broad European network consisting of global cybersecurity, analytics and IT specialists together with top healthcare professionals for establishing good security practice in all regulatory frameworks to reduce market access.

The role of ITML

In HEIR, ITML will provide the threat hunting module based on its Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) module as well as will lead the activities towards the delivery of the integrated cybersecurity framework of HEIR.