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Geneva Cybersecurity Law & Policy Conference

21. juin 2018 - 9:00 à 17:00
Room MR080, University of Geneva – Uni mail, Bd du Pont d'Arve 40, 1211 Geneva 4

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.

The following topics will be covered and discussed:

  • Civil liability for cyber-attacks: selected issues and challenges.
  • Data Protection and cybersecurity breaches: what risks of liability?
  • Risk management: what standard of care for victims of cyberattacks?
  • The future of cybersecurity: Artificial Intelligence and other challenges.


  • Prof. and Vice-rector Jacques de Werra, Faculty of Law, University of Geneva
  • Prof. Guy Pessach, Cyber Security Research Center, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • Dr. Yaniv Benhamou, Lecturer University of Geneva, Attorney at law, Lenz & Staehelin
  • Dr. Tamar Berenblum, Cyber Security Research Center, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Practical information

The conference will take place on June 21, 2018, at the University of Geneva (Uni Mail building, Boulevard du Pont-d’Arve 40, 1204 Genève, Room R080) from 9 am until 5 pm.

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