Attribution of Cyber Attacks: Technological and Legal Dimensions


Sun, 11/11/2018 - 09:00 to 17:30


Room 502, The Maiersdorf Faculty Club, Mt. Scopus, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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A Joint Workshop on the Attribution of Cyber Attacks hosted by the Hebrew University Cyber Law Program and King’s College and supported by the British Council.

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Discussions Subject to the Chatham House Rule

09:00-09:15 – Greetings and Opening Remarks
Yuval Shany, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Ady Schonmann-BethlehemKing's College, London

Part A: Attribution of Cyber Attacks – The State of the Art: Concepts and Reality

09:15-10:30 – Masking and Unmasking Techniques
Luca Vigano, King’s College, London (Presentation)
Nishanth Sastry, King’s College, London
Guillermo Suárez de Tangil, King’s College, London (Presentation)

10:30-10:45 – Coffee Break

10:45-11:30– Who/How to Blame for Attacks on the Internet Infrastructure?
Michael Schapira, Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Presentation)

11:30-12:45 – The Forensics of Cyber Investigations
Yaron Rosen, Former Chief of IDF Cyber Staff (Presentation)
Respondent: Luca Vigano, King’s College, London

12:45-14:00 – Lunch

Part B: Attribution – The Art of the Law: Standards and Prospects

14:00-15:15 – Attributing Responsibility Under International Law
Ady Schonmann-Bethlehem – King's College, London
Steven Hill, Legal Adviser and Director of the Office of Legal Affairs at NATO
Douglas, GCHQ Director of Legal Affairs and International Relations
Respondent: Nimrod Karin, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

15:15-15:45Coffee Break

15:45-17:00 – Prospects for an International Attribution Mechanism for Cyber Operations
Dan Efrony, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem/Former IDF Military Advocate General (Presentation)
Respondent: Tim Stevens, King’s College, London

17:00-17:30 – Closing Remarks
Yuval Shany, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem