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September 9, 2015 Ė ZEKís Deborah Housen-Couriel to Address International Law Perspectives on Cybersecurity and Cyber Terrorism at the 15th Annual Conference of the Herzliya IDCís International Institute for Counter-Terrorism

On September 9th, Deborah Housen-Couriel will present on International Law Perspectives on Cybersecurity and Cyber Terrorism  in the Steven E. Stern Workshop on Cyber-Terrorism and Communication.  Ms. Housen-Couriel  will address the “Shifting Sands of Terrorism,” exploring the evolution of the terrorist threat in the face of a rapidly changing environment and a growing diversity of terrorist actors.

The workshop is part of the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism’s 15th Annual Conference.  The conference will address questions of counter-terrorism policy and strategy in light of the evolving nature of terrorist threats.  A link to the conference and workshop is available here: 15th International Conference

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Deborah Housen-Couriel is Special Counsel to ZEK’s New York and Tel Aviv offices, and a member of its Cybersecurity practice group.  Ms. Housen-Couriel is a Fellow at Tel Aviv University’s Ne’eman Workshop for Science, Technology and Security, where she has been involved in the development of Israel’s national cybersecurity policy; a lead researcher at the Minerva Center at Haifa University’s Law Faculty; an Associate Researcher at the Herzliya Institute for Counter-Terrorism and a member of its Cyber Desk Review. She is a member of the CCDCOE International Group of Experts currently drafting the “Tallin 2” manual on state activity in cyberspace; and of the ILA Study Group on Cybersecurity, Terrorism and International Law. She served on the public committee of Israel’s National Cyber Bureau dealing with cybersecurity professions, and in 2010-11 co-chaired the National Cyber Initiative’s Policy and Regulation Committee. She has published research on aspects of the legal and policy aspects of Israeli and global cybersecurity.