Geneva Cybersecurity Law & Policy Conference


Thu, 20/06/2019 (All day)


Boulevard du Pont d’Arve 40, 1204 Genève, Room MR080


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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9:15 – Welcome Address
Prof. Bénédict Foëx, Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of Geneva
Dr. Yaniv Benhamou, University of Geneva

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

09:30 – Swiss CybersecurityStrategy
Dr. Manuel Suter, Coordinator of the Swiss National Cyber Risk Strategy, Reporting and Analysis Centre for Information Assurance MELANI

10:00 – Cybersecurity in the Era of Big Data, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
Prof. Diego Kuonen, University of Geneva

10:30 – Discussion followed by coffee break 

11:00 – Liability for Artificial Intelligence-based cyberattacks
Dr. Omri Rachum-Twaig, Research Fellow, The Federmann Cyber Security Center, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

11:30 – Cybersecurity toolkit for GDPR compliance
Maria Bicsi, Project Manager, PSYND IT Security Services

12:00 – Discussion followed by lunch break

Afternoon Session – Chair: Dr. Yaniv Benhamou, University of Geneva

14:00 – Liability for cybersecurity breaches and IoT
Prof. Rolf Weber, University of Zurich

14:30 – Technological and legal / ethical aspects of privacy and security in medical data sharing: the Swiss experience
Sotiria Kechagia, Researcher, University of Geneva & C4DT and Dr. Juan Ramon Troncoso-Pastoriza, Post-doctoral Researcher, EPFL

15:00 – Discussion followed by coffee break 

15:30 – Are car manufacturers liable for cyberattacks?
Gadi Perl, Research Fellow, The Federmann Cyber Security Center, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

16:00 – What is the “state of the art” in IT security?  
Luigi Bruno, Senior Consultant in Cyber Risk, Deloitte

16:30 – What insurance coverage for cyberattacks: lessons from the Mondelez vs Zurich case
Justine Ferland, Research and teaching assistant, University of Geneva

17:00 – Discussion & Conclusions




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