The First Annual Conference on the Human Factor in Cybercrime – Day II


Mon, 15/10/2018 - 09:30 to 17:00


Room 501, The Maiersdorf Faculty Club, Mt. Scopus, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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Over the last two decades, the prevalence of cybercrime has increased rapidly and has become part of the everyday life of citizens. The Conference will focus on the human factor in cybercrimes and address the interaction between end-users, criminal actors, and the institutional environment. The First annual conference on the human factor in cybercrime offers an opportunity to present cutting-edge research, introduce new projects and thought-provoking initiatives, and promote exchange among participants that will inform their ongoing research.

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09:30 – 10:00 Gathering

10:00 – 10:30 Greetings and Opening Remarks
Danny Dolev (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Badi Hasisi (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Benoît Dupont (International Centre for Comparative Criminology)

10:30 – 11:30 – Panel I
Benoît Dupont
(International Centre for Comparative Criminology) – Policy Surveillance in the Field of Cybercrime Prevention: An Opportunity to Move Beyond ad hoc Interventions (and to compare cyber apples to digital oranges) (Presentetion)
Guerrino Mazzarolo (University College Dublin and NATO Communications and Information Agency) – The Enemy Inside the Gate: Preventing and Detecting Insider Attacks. A Holistic Approach to Security That Joins Different Risk Domains to Identify and Analyze Potential Attackers

11:30 – 11:45 – Coffee Break

11:45 – 12:45  Panel II
Donald Edward Hunt, David Maimon (Georgia State University) and Tamar Berenblum (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) – Ransomware: Eco System (Presentation)
Renushka Madarie, Stijn Ruiter, Wouter Steenbeek (The Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement – NSCR) and Edward Kleemans (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) – Stolen Online Credentials: A Hijacker’s Decision-Making Perspective
Amit Rechavi (Ruppin Academic Center, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Tel Aviv University) – Experimental Detection of Hackers' Networks

12:45 – 14:00  Light Lunch

14:00 – 15:00 Panel III
George Burruss (University of South Florida) and David Maimon (Georgia State University) – Tracking Website Defacement: A study of Motivational and Structural Factors
Adam Bossler (Georgia Southern University) – Examining the Impact of Deterrence on the Willingness to Commit Politically Motivated Cyber Attacks
Erin Harbinson (University of Minnesota Law School) and Nicole Selzer (Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg) – Examining the Demographics, Psychological, and Social Profiles of Individuals Convicted of Cyber-Dependent Offenses in the United States (Presentation)

15:00 – 16:00 Panel IV
Steve van de Weijer
(The Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement – NSCR) – Predictors of Cybercrime Victimization: Causal Effects or Biased Associations?
Stefano Fantin (KU Leuven Centre for IT & IP Law) – Victims of Cybercrimes: Legal Aspects on Protection and Liabilities

16:00 – 16:15 – Coffee Break

16:15 – 17:00  Cybercrime Research  Pitching for Ideas and Collaborations
The participants will pitch about research they are about to start or a research idea they seek collaborators for.
Tamar Berenblum (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Rutger Leukfeldt (The Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement – NSCR)


See also: Day I and Day III

For more details please contact Dr. Tamar