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7th GIG-ARTS Conference 15-16 May 2023 | Padova The Governance of Cybersecurity: Resilience, Human Rights and Democracy

7th GIG-ARTS Conference 15-16 May 2023, Padova

The Governance of Cybersecurity: Resilience, Human Rights and Democracy

Department of Political Science, Law and International Studies (SPGI) University of Padova, Italy

gigartsGIG-ARTS 2023 Theme and Main Topics While during the early stage of Internet development security concerns were generally dealt with as a regulation matter with law enforcement authorities fighting cybercrime, cybersecurity has recently become one of the most debated and controversial issue in the field of internet governance. Cyberattacks have changed in nature and intensity: their growing number; the variety of their targets (public institutions, critical infrastructures and utilities, large and strategic companies); in some cases the terrorist and/or quasi-military objectives of their proven or alleged authors, sponsors or beneficiaries; the expansion of their surface, making profit of digitalization progresses in all sectors; together with the escalation of geopolitical tensions and conflicts; are all features pushing cybersecurity issues to the top of the agendas of both public and private actors.

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Key dates

  • Deadline for abstract submissions: 26 February 2023
  • Notification to authors: 5 April 2023
  • Authors registration (at least one author must register for a selected presentation to appear on the programme): From 5 to 15 April 2023
  • Programme publication: 25 April 2023
  • General registration: From 25 April to 5 May 2023
  • Conference dates: 15 & 16 May 2023

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