EUI Conference – ‘European Internal Security’
On 25 April, Prof. Martin Scheinin (SURVEILLE coordinator) and Ms. Maria Grazia Porcedda (EUI team member) took part in the panel ‘Cyber-security and Cybercrime’ within the Jean Monnet Conference on ‘European Internal Security’ at the European University Institute.
Professor Scheinin, together with Professor Sartor, commented on the presentations given by the panelists, featuring Ms Maria Grazia Porcedda (‘Transatlantic Approaches to Cyber-security: The EU-US Working Group on Cyber-security and Cybercrime’), Mr Ben Wagner (EUI, Failing a Litmus Test? Causes and Consequences of Public Debates on Cybercrime’), Dr Giampiero Giacomello (University of Bologna, ‘Content Analysis in the Digital Age: Tools, Functions, and Implications for Security’), and Ms Francesca Bosco (United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute, ‘Cybercrime and Organized Crime: Facing National and International Threats’).
Issues discussed in the panel included inter-disciplinarity, the securitization of cyber-security, the challenges of cybercrime, transatlantic relations, the Council of Europe Convention on Cybercrime, online child pornography, privacy and data protection.
Conference programme: http://www.eui.eu/Documents/MWP/Conferences/20112012/EISProgramme.pdf