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Round table “Cyberspace Operations in Armed Conflicts and Proportionality Rule: Thinking out Loud” 26.05.2016

       

 

Round table “Cyberspace Operations in Armed Conflicts and Proportionality Rule: Thinking out Loud”


International Committee of the Red Cross

PIR Center

Lomonosov Moscow State University Institute of Information Security Issues 


May 26 2016


  • Theory of Jus in Bello Proportionality
  • Potential damage to civilian objects caused by cyber attacks
  • Direct and Indirect effects of cyber attacks
  • Cyber attacks on critical objects: analysis of incidents from 2014-2015
  • Cyber Attacks: proportionality and precautions in attack


Round table programme


14:30 – 15:00

WELCOME COFFEE AND TEA

   

15:00 – 15:15

OPENING. WELCOME ADDRESSES


CUTTAT Pascal, Head of the ICRC Regional Delegation for the Russian Federation, Belarus and Moldova

ZULKHARNEEV Albert, PIR Center Director

 

15.15 – 16.30

 

EXPERT PRESENTATIONS

 

 

Presentation of the idea

GAVRILOVA Maria, Legal advisor, Regional Delegation for the RF, Belarus and Moldova, ICRC

 

Theory of Jus in Bello Proportionality

PHILIPPE Xavier, Director of Institut Louis Favoreu, professor of international law, Université d'Aix-Marseille

 

Cyber Attack as an “Attack” within the Meaning of International Humanitarian Law

MELZER Nils, Human Rights Chair at Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

 

Cyber Attacks: Proportionality and Precautions in Attack

RUSINOVA Vera, docent, Department of International Public and Private Law, Higher School of Economics

 

Direct and Indirect Effects of Cyber Attacks

KARASEV Pavel, research fellow, Lomonosov Moscow State University Institute of Information Security Issues

 

Cyber Attacks on Objects of Critical Infrastructure: Analysis of Incidents from 2014-2015

VOYTOV Matvey, Head of product marketing, Critical Infrastructure Protection Business Development, Kaspersky Lab

 

Moderator: KUSHLEYKO Anastasia, Regional Legal Advisor for the integration and promotion of IHL in Eastern Europe and Central Asia at ICRC

16.30 – 17.00

DISCUSSION

Reviews:

  • DEMIDOV Oleg, consultant, PIR Center
 
  • KOZIK Andrey, Secretary-General, Association of International Law (BILA)
 
  • YAKUSHEV Mikhail, Vice President, Stakeholder Engagement, Russia and Eastern Europe, ICANN
 

17.00 – 17.30

QUESTIONS FROM THE AUDIENCE. OPEN DISCUSSION

   

17.30 – 18.30

COCKTAIL

 

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