What the Public Sector Cyber Security Baseline Standards Mean for your Organisation

The cyber-attack on the Irish Health Service Executive (HSE) in 2021 brought cybersecurity into sharp focus, particularly for public service bodies (PSBs). If the likelihood of cyber incidents of this nature and impact seemed remote to many within the public sector prior to this attack, they were now fully aware of their vulnerability. The introduction […]

ENISA Report on Deploying Pseudonymisation Techniques in the Health Sector

ENISA Report on Deploying Pseudonymisation Techniques

On 24 March 2022, the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (‘ENISA’) published a report on deploying pseudonymisation techniques in the health sector. Building on previous ENISA guidance in this area, the report explores, through the illustration of simple use cases, how such techniques can improve the protection of health data.  The digitisation of medical data […]

THE MOBILITY DIVIDE INDEX – A brand-new measuring system of public transportation accessibility for people with disabilities

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Trilateral Research is delighted to announce the release of the TRIPS White Paper “The Mobility Divide Index – A brand-new measuring system of public transportation accessibility for people with disabilities”, where we describe our Mobility Divide Index (MDI); a user- centric methodology and metric aiming to measure the level of accessibility of public transport services […]

Understanding vulnerability to inform two-way inclusive COVID-19 communication

In this paper, the authors examine how there is a need to understand the concept of vulnerability and the information needs of vulnerable individuals, groups and communities through an intersectional lens in order to develop inclusive communication that is accessible to different groups. Two-way communication and ongoing interaction are a necessary step in ensuring that […]

Pandemics and the Environment: Modelling the Broader Picture 

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Pandemic preparedness and response measures are not always designed with the environment in mind, focusing instead on lives saved. As such, short-term mitigation measures during pandemics can worsen long-term environmental and ecological problems.    We, therefore, need to approach pandemics in a way that thinks about the world and not just the people in it, underlining and […]

Creating a holistic diagnostic and assessment tool for early detection of melanoma

Trilateral joins 18 partners from across the EU and Australia in iToBoS, a research project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, which aims to build new diagnostic tools for the early detection of melanoma. Skin cancer is one of the most common human malignancies, and its incidence has been increasing […]

Google’s DeepMind faces legal action over UK patient data use

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Google is the latest tech company in the spotlight over large-scale processing of sensitive data. Law firm Mischcon de Reya is bringing representative action on behalf of over 1.6 million patients of the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust whose information was processed by Google’s AI firm DeepMind. This follows an investigation by the ICO […]

Better preparedness and response for emergency situations in Europe


In recent years, there have been increasing instances of cross-border crises, including climate change, terrorism, international trade disputes and global health threats, like the COVID-19 pandemic. These emergency situations require large-scale planning for preparedness and response in order for countries to be able to cope with unforeseen challenges. The European Commission has recently funded many […]

Views of people with disabilities on future mobility

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Trilateral Research is delighted to announce the release of the TRIPS White Paper “Views of people with disabilities on future mobility”, where we present disabled users’ mobility needs and challenges, and initial attitudes towards future mobility solutions and associated technologies. Today’s transport systems remain largely inaccessible for people with disabilities. Inaccessible transport due to sensory, […]