Seminar brings together international experts to discuss BRICS cybersecurity
On June 4, FGV’s Rio de Janeiro Law School (Direito Rio) will be holding the Seminar “CyberBRICS: Cybersecurity, data protection and the digital future of the BRICS”. The event will be held at the FGV Main Office auditorium (Praia de Botafogo, 190, 12º andar, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, RJ) and aims to provide answers to the challenges related to personal data regulation and cybersecurity governance, providing valuable insights into BRICS digital policies that can be used by researchers, regulators, and companies.
The event will be attended by Carlos Ivan Simonsen Leal, President of FGV, professor Sergio Guerra, Dean of FGV Direito Rio, Bruno Ramos, Director of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) office for the Americas and member of the CyberBRICS board, Liliya Rizvanova, second secretary of the Russian Embassy in Brazil, and Luca Belli, professor of FGV Direito Rio and coordinator of CyberBRICS. The event will be moderated by professor Goret Pereira Paulo, Director of FGV’s Research and Applied Knowledge Network.
Following it, the first panel will discuss the evolution of digital policy in the BRICS. The discussions will feature contributions from Daniel Oppermann (USP), Min Jiang (University of North Carolina, Charlotte – United States), Anja Kovacs (Director of the Internet Democracy Project – India) Andrey Shcherbovich (Higher School of Economics Moscow – Russia), and Sagwadi Mabunda (University of Western Cape – South Africa). The attendants are fellows of the CyberBRICS project, and the discussions will be moderated by Luca Belli.
In turn, the second panel aims to discuss the digital strategies for the BRICS summit, which will be held in Brazil in November. Ian Brown, visiting professor at CyberBRICS and former Scientific Director of the Department for Digital Culture, Media and Sport of the U.K. government, will be making the main considerations on the subject. The panel will also be attended by Jeferson Fued Nacif, Cybersecurity Adviser at the Office of the Chief of Staff, Miriam Wimmer, Director of Digital Transformation of the Ministry of Science and Technology, Patricia Sakowski, Deputy Chief Economist of the Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE), and Nilo Pasquali, Superintendent of the National Telecommunications Agency (ANATEL). Moderation will be carried out by Professor Evandro Carvalho (Direito Rio).
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