Cybersecurity in BRICS countries is subject of online meeting

The webinar will bring together academics and CyberBRICS Fellows, as well as special guests, to analyze prospects for digital transformation and the BRICS countries’ role in promoting alternative ways of addressing their challenges.
International Relations
12 May 2021
Cybersecurity in BRICS countries is subject of online meeting

In order to discuss the main characteristics of digital transformation and cybersecurity infrastructure in the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa), Fundação Getulio Vargas’ Rio de Janeiro Law School will hold a webinar called “Digital Transformation and Cybersecurity in the BRICS Countries” on May 14. The meeting will be broadcast on FGV’s YouTube channel, starting at 10 am.

The webinar will bring together academics and CyberBRICS Fellows, as well as special guests, to analyze prospects for digital transformation and the BRICS countries’ role in promoting alternative ways of addressing their challenges. These specialists will present the latest information on BRICS countries’ digital policies. The debate’s moderator will be Luca Belli, the coordinator of the FGV Rio de Janeiro Law School’s Center for Technology and Society and the director of the CyberBRICS Project. 

The event will also feature the director of the International Telecommunication Union’s regional office for the Americas, Bruno Ramos; the commissioner of South Africa’s Information Regulator, Sizwe Snail; the director of the LINK Center at Wits University, Lucienne Abrahams; and Huawei cybersecurity advisor Colm Murphy. CyberBRICS Fellows Larissa Magalhães, Smriti Parsheera, Senka Hadzic, Wei Wang and Anya Orlova will also take part in the discussions. 

The webinar will be held in English, without simultaneous interpretation. To sign up free of charge, go to.

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