Geneva Cybersecurity Law & Policy Conference

Geneva, Switzerland

The Geneva Cybersecurity Law & Policy Conference will be held on 21 June 2018, in Geneva, Switzerland. The event, organised in the framework of a research project between the University of Geneva and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, will be held under the theme 'What civil liability for cyber-attacks'. 

Discussions will revolve around legal and policy aspects of cybersecurity. The programme is built around the following main themes:

  • Civil liability for cyber-attacks: Selected issues and challenges
    • Cybersecurity damages and private law, interactions between civil and criminal liability for crimes, insurance against cyber-attacks, cybersecurity liability, the economics of cybersecurity.
  • Data Protection and Cybersecurity Breaches: What Risks of Liability?
    • Swiss, Israeli, and EU perspectives
  • Risk management: What standard of care for victims of cyber-attacks?
    • Risk mitigation and management strategies, standards in the banking and financial industry, regulating autonomous cars, standards in the software industry.
  • The Future of cybersecurity: Artificial intelligence and other challenges.

For more information, visit the event webpage.