CyberBRICS

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The CyberBRICS project has a triple aim: to map existing regulations; to identify best practices and develop policy suggestions in the areas of cybersecurity and personal data regulations, Internet access policies, and digital transformation strategies in the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa).

The project is hosted by Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV) Law School and developed in partnership with the Higher School of Economics, in Moscow, Russia; the Centre for Internet and Society, New Delhi, India; the Fudan University, Shanghai, and the Hong Kong University, China; and the University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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Team members

Luca Belli

Luca Belli | CyberBRICS

Director of CyberBRICS. Luca Belli, PhD, is Professor of Internet Governance and Regulation at Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV) Law School, where he heads the CyberBRICS project, and associated researcher at Centre de Droit […]

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Ian Brown

Dr. Ian Brown

CyberBRICS Visiting Professor. Ian Brown is Senior Fellow with Research ICT Africa’s Digital Policy Programme, where he is researching cyber-security, data protection, and human rights policy in Africa. He was […]

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Min Jiang

Min Jiang

CyberBRICS Visiting Professor. Min Jiang (Ph.D.) is Associate Professor of Communication at UNC Charlotte, a secretariat member of the annual international Chinese Internet Research Conference (CIRC) and Associate Editor at […]

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Shilpa Jaswant

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CyberBRICS Visiting Professor. Shilpa Singh Jaswant is currently an Assistant Professor at Jindal Global Law school, O P Jindal Global Law University, India. She completed B.Sc. LLB. (Hons) from Gujarat National Law University in 2017 […]

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Larissa Galdino

Larissa Galdino

CyberBRICS Fellow. Larissa is Ph.D. in Political Science at the State University of Campinas, and analyzed the open government in the city of São Paulo. She was a researcher under […]

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Senka Hadzic

Senka Hadzic

CyberBRICS Fellow. Dr Senka Hadzic is a Senior Fellow at Research ICT Africa, where she was a Ford/Media Democracy Fund Tech Exchange fellow from 2018-2019 working on alternative spectrum policies […]

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Smriti Parsheera

Smriti Parsheera

CyberBRICS Fellow. Smriti Parsheera is a Fellow at the National Institute of Public Finance & Policy, New Delhi, where she focuses on technology policy research. Her areas of interest include […]

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Wei Wang

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CyberBRICS Fellow. Wayne Wei Wang is now a PhD Candidate in Computational Legal Studies at the University of Hong Kong. Trained in Engineering and Law, Wayne focuses his research interests on IP & […]

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Ekaterina Martynova

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Ekaterina graduated Law at Moscow State University in 2012, she is Master in Law from Higher School of Economics, Moscow (2021). Ekaterina has 10+ years’ experience in corporate and financial law, both in law firms and in-house, as well as research and teaching experience. Currently Ekaterina is a Ph.D. candidate at the […]

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Giullia Marques

Giullia Marques

CyberBRICS Researcher. Bachelor in International Relations (PUC – Rio) and currently a Master’s student in Sociology & Anthropology at the Institute of Philosophy and Social Sciences (IFCS) at UFRJ.  […]

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Walter B. Gaspar

Walter B. Gaspar

CyberBRICS Manager. Lawyer, graduated Law at FGV in 2015. Master in Public Health from UERJ (2017), studying the interface between innovation, intellectual property and access to medicines policies in Brazil. […]

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João Pedro Demambro

João Pedro Demambro

Graduate student in International Relations at UFF. Researcher at the Laboratorio de Estudos em Política Internacional, focusing on the analysis of the integration of the countries of the Global South into the world market. Former scientific initiation fellow at FAPERJ, studying Brazilian foreign policy towards Mercosur. Currently the Scientific Editor of O Cosmopolítico, journal of the undergraduate program of international relations at UFF.

Andrey A. Shcherbovich

Andrey Shcherbovich

CyberBRICS Visiting Professor. Andrey A. Shcherbovich is Associate professor at the National Research University Higher School of Economics, Faculty of Law (Department of Constitutional and Municipal Law), in Moscow, Russia. […]

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Anja Kovacs

Prof. Anja Kovacs

CyberBRICS Non-resident Fellow. Dr. Anja Kovacs directs the Internet Democracy Project in India, which works towards an Internet that supports freedom of expression, democracy and social justice, in India and […]

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Sagwadi Mabunda

Sagwadi Mabunda | CyberBRICS Non-Resident Fellow

CyberBRICS Non-Resident Fellow. Sagwadi Mabunda is a PhD Candidate at the University of the Western Cape. Her Doctoral thesis investigates the legislative responses of Cybercrime by analysing and critiquing the […]

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Larissa Chen

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Researcher at CTS-FGV. Postgraduate student in Digital Law at UERJ/ITS. Graduated in Law from Ibmec/RJ. Scholarship researcher at the CyberBricks Project at the Center for Technology and Society/FGV, focusing on Chinese legislation related to cyber security, […]

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Sofia Chang

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Researcher at CTS-FGV. Lawyer at UFMG, Master’s student at Peking University. She works with privacy and data protection and researches the regulation of technologies, privacy and data protection in China.

Giovanni Malta

Giovanni Malta

CyberBRICS Assistant Researcher. Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Social Communication with a major in Advertising at Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). Previous experience at the Labororatório de Publicidade Expandida (Expanded Advertising Laboratory) […]

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CyberBRICS: Cybersecurity Regulations in the BRICS Countries

“CyberBRICS: Cybersecurity Regulations in the BRICS Countries” Full eBook

This book stems from the CyberBRICS project, which is the first initiative to develop a comparative analysis of the digital policies and regulations of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) countries. Given the complexity of digital policies in general and cybersecurity in particular – not to mention the specificities of BRICS countries ... Read more

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2nd BRICS + Digital Competition Forum

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Call For Applications | CyberBRICS Fellowship Programme 2024

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