Cybersecurity Procurement Guide for Hospitals


The hospital is a vast ecosystem comprised of an entire network of devices, equipment and systems that often require connection to external systems, making monitoring and control a very hard task to do.

This is due to the high sensitivity of medical data and the potential vulnerability the sector is faced with.

Cybersecurity has to be applied every step of the way to ensure patient data privacy and the availability and resilience of healthcare services at the same time.

A cybersecurity procurement guide for Hospitals

The ‘Procurement Guidelines for Cybersecurity in Hospitals’ published by the Agency is designed to support the healthcare sector in taking informative decisions on cybersecurity when purchasing new hospital assets. It provides the information to be included in the procurement requests that hospitals publish in order to obtain IT equipment.  

Download this Cybersecurity Procurement Guide for Hospitals