Cybersecurity Breaches and Private Law – Taking Stock and Looking Ahead

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8:30-9:00 Welcome and Coffee

9:00-9:15 Opening remarks

9:15-10:45 Cybersecurity Breaches and Private Law – Data Protection and Beyond

  • Tal ZarskyUniversity of Haifa - Breach Notification: What is it Good For (Abstract)
  • Yaniv Benhamou, University of Geneva - General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and self-regulation: consequences for non EU-companies (Abstract)

10:45-11:15 Coffee Break

11:15-12:45 Internet Of Things  Chair: Meirav Furth

  • Eldar HaberUniversity of Haifa - Toying with Privacy: Regulating the Internet of Toys (Abstract)
  • Omri Rachum-Twaig, Cyber & Information Technology Practice, Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co. - Product Liability Meets Self-Thinking Toasters: The IoT Supply-Chain Liability for Cyber and AI Risks (Abstract)

12:45-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:30 Smart and Autonomous Cars

  • Limor Shmerling Magazanik, Director of Strategic Alliances, Privacy Protection Authority, Ministry of Justice - CyberSecurity, Privacy & Ethics in Autonomous Cars (Abstract)
  • Gadi Perl, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Autonomous Cars: Trying to enforce in the cyber era (Abstract)
  • Yaron Sella, Security Architect, Cisco - Connected Vehicles Cyber Security - Challenges and Solutions (Abstract)

15:30-16:00 Coffee Break


  • Amit Ashkenazi, Legal Advisor, National Cyber Directorate - Cyberlaw – the role of the government, public law and opportunities for private ordering (Abstract)


  • Guy Pessach, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Closing Remarks: Cybersecurity Breaches and the Role of Private Law

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