What role can cyber norms play in improving accountability in cyberspace?

What role can cyber norms play in improving accountability in cyberspace?

Panel / 20 Mar 2019 / Brussels

Senior Fellow Dennis Broeders will join a panel discussion to discuss the role of global cyber norms, attribution, and the need for an independent body to oversee the level of security in cyberspace.

Lucas Kello is Associate Professor of International Relations, serves as Director of the Centre for Technology and Global Affairs, and is also co-Director of the interdisciplinary Centre for Doctoral Training in Cyber Security at the Department of Computer Science at University of Oxford.

Duncan Hollis is the Laura H. Carnell Professor of Law at Temple Law School, Temple University. He is an elected member of the American Law Institute.

Bibi van den Berg is Professor of Cybersecurity Governance within the Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs at the Institute of Security and Global Affairs.

The panel discussion is part of the stakeholder debate "What role can cyber norms play in improving accountability in cyberspace?", organized by Euractiv and Microsoft in Brussels on Wednesday 20 March 2019. The evening will start with a fireside chat with George Ciamba, Romanian Minister Delegate for European Affairs, and Sorin Ducaru, former Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges at NATO. The following panel discussion will also include as panelists: Wiktor Staniecki, Policy Officer, Cyber Security at the European External Action Service, Līga Raita Rozentāle, Director of EU Governmental Affairs for Cybersecurity Policy at Microsoft, and Brian Maguire, Journalist at Euractiv (moderator).

Questions include:

  • Can global norms alone be effective in achieving security in cyberspace?
  • Can global norms increase accountability and strengthen trust online?
  • What role can and should attribution play in creating more accountability around conduct in cyberspace?
  • How can the EU leverage its unanimity in promoting the principles outside Europe, and work on strengthening Member States’ implementation of the principles?

For more information, please visit the Euractiv website.