The Symposium, co-organized by the two leading academic programs in Israel focusing on law and cyber, looks at two areas of interaction between technology and the COVID-19 pandemic: Harnessing digital technology to combat the spread of the pandemic and the exploitation of cyber security shortcomings to launch cyber attacks and engage in data theft.
The panel of experts will take stock of COVID-19 related cyber-attacks, especially against medical providers and medical research institutions and bodies. Among the questions raised are what should be done in order to increase cyber security in the medical sector, what role international laws and political institutions have to play in this regard, and to what extent is harm to intellectual property - protected or unprotected under law - is adequately covered by existing domestic and international cyber law. Special attention would be given in this regard to the link between cyber security, international protection of intellectual protection and the race to the vaccine.
16:30-16:40 - Opening Remarks
Yuval Shany, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
16:40-16:50 - Cyber Threats on healthcare system amidst the COVID-19 outbreak
Ron Shamir, The Federmann Cyber Security Research Center
16:50-17:00 - Cyberattacks, Attribution, and the Protection of Medical Facilities
Kristen Eichensehr, University of Virginia School of Law
17:10 - 17:20 - Digital Risk Management in the Age of Rapid Digital Transformation
Reut Yamen, The Israel National Cyber Directorate
17:20 - 17:30 - The Second Oxford Statement on International Law Protections of the Healthcare Sector During Covid-19: Safeguarding Vaccine Research: A Critical Appraisal
Daniel Benoliel, University of Haifa
17:30-18:00 - Discussion Groups:
- Disucssion Group on Cyber Threats During COVID-19.
- Discussion Group on Intellectual Property and COVID-19.
18:00-18:30- Open Discussion
Amnon Reichman, University of Haifa
see also: Day I