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Geneva Cybersecurity Law & Policy Conference

The Geneva Cybersecurity Law & Policy Conference, organized in the framework of a research project between the University of Geneva and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, aims at presenting selected legal and policy aspects of cybersecurity in a crosscutting approach.

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Program

Programme

Cybersecurity: how to allocate liability?

University of Geneva

June 20, 2019

 

Morning session

Welcome address

Prof. Bénédict Foëx, Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of Geneva

Dr. Yaniv Benhamou, University of Geneva

 

Chair : Prof. Giovanna Di Marzo Serugendo, University of Geneva

 

Swiss Cybersecurity Strategy

Dr. Manuel Suter, Coordinator of the Swiss National Cyber Risk Strategy, Reporting and Analysis Centre for Information Assurance MELANI

 

Cybersecurity in the Era of Big Data, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

Prof. Diego Kuonen, University of Geneva

 

Liability for Artificial Intelligence-based cyberattacks

Dr. Omri Rachum-Twaig, Research Fellow, The Federmann Cyber Security Center, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

 

Cybersecurity toolkit for GDPR compliance

Maria Bicsi, Project Manager, PSYND IT Security Services

 

 

Afternoon session

Chair : Dr. Yaniv Benhamou, University of Geneva

 

Liability for cybersecurity breaches and IoT

Prof. Rolf H. Weber, University of Zurich

 

Liability, Privacy and Security in Medical Data Sharing

Sotiria Kechagia, Researcher, University of Geneva & C4DT and Dr. Juan Ramon Troncoso-Pastoriza, Post-doctoral Researcher, EPFL

 

Should car manufacturers liable for cyberattacks?

Gadi Perl, Research Fellow, The Federmann Cyber Security Center, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

 

What is the “state of the art” in IT security? 

Luigi Bruno, Senior Consultant in Cyber Risk, Deloitte

 

What insurance coverage for cyberattacks: lessons from the Mondelez vs Zurich case

Justine Ferland, Research and teaching assistant, University of Geneva

People

Ana Andrijevic

PhD student & Research and teaching assistant

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Jacques de Werra

Director of the Digital Law Center
Professor at the Faculty of Law

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Contact & informations

For more information, you can send an e-mail to genevacybersecurityatunige [point] ch.

Previous editions

Geneva Cybersecurity Law & Policy Conference 2018

Geneva Cybersecurity Law & Policy Conference

What Civil Liability for Cyberattacks?

University of Geneva

June 21, 2018

Welcome Address

Prof. Yves Flückiger, Rector of the University of Geneva

Prof. Bénédict Foëx, Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of Geneva

Prof. and Vice-rector Jacques de Werra, University of Geneva

 

Morning session

Chairman : 

Prof. Christopher Bavitz, Harvard University

Civil liability for cyber-attacks: selected issues and challenges

 

Cybersecurity damages and private law: mapping the challenges

Prof. Guy Pessach, Cyber Security Research Center, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

 

Interactions between civil and criminal liability for cybercrimes under Swiss Law

Prof. Damian K. Graf, Kalaidos Law School & University of Zurich

 

What insurance against cyber-attacks?

Navid Kimia, Head of Specialties Romandie, Zurich Assurance

 

Cybersecurity liability in the US: trends and perspectives

Prof. Stacey L Dogan, Cybersecurity Alliance, Boston University

 

Data Protection and Cybersecurity Breaches: What Risks of Liability?

 

Swiss Perspectives

Dr. David Vasella, Attorney at law, Walder Wyss, Lecturer University of Zurich

 

Israeli Perspectives

Limor Shmerling Magazanik, Director of Strategic Alliances at the Israeli Privacy Protection Authority

 

EU / GDPR perspectives

Olivier Matter, European Data Protection Supervisor

 

Afternoon session

Chairman

Dr. Yaniv Benhamou, Lecturer University of Geneva, Attorney at law, Lenz & Staehelin

Risk management: What stand of care for victims of cyber-attacks ? 

 

Risk mitigation and management strategies – legal framework and challenges

Dr. Michel Jaccard, Attorney at law, id est avocats

 

Standards in the banking and financial industry

Kim-Andree Potvin, Chief Operating Officer, Landolt & Cie

 

Regulating autonomous cars: a technology oriented legal approach

Gadi Perl, Cyber Security Research Center, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

 

Standards in the software industry: what role of the Geneva Digital Convention?

Jean-Yves Art, Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships, Microsoft

 

The Future of Cybersecurity: Artificial Intelligence and other Challenges

Panel discussion

Introduction and moderation of the panel by Dr. Jovan Kurbalija, Geneva Internet Platform

 

Panelists:

 

Downloads

Conference report 2018

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