Cybersecurity and Digital Sovereignty: A New Path for Brazil

This event will address cybersecurity in its various dimensions and will stress its connection with the emerging digital sovereignty debate. As cyberattacks grow exponentially in both number and breath, cybersecurity has become a general concern for literally every citizen, business, public administration, and decision-maker. At the same, cybersecurity discussion are increasingly intertwined with digital sovereignty debates, as the fundamental goal of both is to guarantee control and protection of digital data and infrastructures.

The event will bring together renown experts and academics, regulators and representatives of public and private sector as well as civil society stakeholders to discuss shared problems and identify solutions for Brazil.


Where? FGV Law School
When? 9 March from 10:00 to 17:00 BRT

10:00 -11:00 Session 1 Cybersecurity and Digital Sovereignty: What we are speaking of and why? 

–         Luca Belli, CTS-FGV

–         Estela Aranha, Ministério da Justiça

–         Nina da Hora, CTS-FGV

–         Flavia Lefevre, Intervozes / Coalizão Direitos na Rede

11:00 -12:30 Cybersecurity and Elections

–         Ian Brown, CTS-FGV

–         Yasmin Curzi, CTS-FGV

–         Richard Mackenzie-Gray Scott, University of Oxford

–         Rafael Santana, TikTok

12:30 -14:00 Lunch

14:00 -15:30 Cybersecurity and cybercrime: international agenda creating national priorities 

–         Vanessa Coppetti Cravo, ANATEL

–         Ekaterina Martinova, Higher School of Economics Moscow

–         Andrea Calderaro, European University Institute

–         Walter Britto Gaspar, CTS-FGV

15:30 – 17:00

Data Security and data sovereignty

–        Marcos Dantas, UFRJ / Comitê Gestor da Internet no Brasil

–        Erica Bakoni, CTS-FGV

–        Smriti Parsheera, Indian Institute of Technology / CyberBRICS Project

–        Wei Wang, University of Hong Kong / CyberBRICS Project