BPF on Cybersecurity

Thursday, 12th October, 2023 (00:45 UTC) - Thursday, 12th October, 2023 (02:15 UTC)
Main Hall

At this session, the Best Practice Forum Cybersecurity will discuss how existing cybersecurity norms can be made more meaningful for people directly impacted by cybsecurity incidents (as victim or first responder) and what high-level policy makers can learn from these real-life experiences.

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Session Agenda

1. Welcome and Introduction by the BPF MAG liaisons

2. Intro to the BPF Cybersecurity by Wim Degezelle (IGF consultant)

3. Intro to BPF Cybersecurity 2023 work by Klée Aiken (FIRST, BPF co-faciliator)

4. Panel Discussion: Exploring cyber incidents, norms, and the impacts at the human-level

  • Louise Marie Hurel (RUSI)
  • Dino Cataldo Dell'Accio (UNJSPF)
  • Susan Garai (GFCE Pacific Hub)
  • Kivuva Mwendwa  (KICTAnet)
  • moderator:  Klée Aiken


  • How and where do panelists see international rules, norms and principles appear in the selected cases?
  • How can we make existing international norms more meaningful for practitioners, and what are the things they could leverage in their daily work?
  • How can we make existing international norms more reflective of response practices to cybersecurity incidents affecting people, governments and relation?


Draft output report of the 2023 IGF Best Practice Forum on Cybersecurity - Lessons from cybersecurity events to inform cybersecurity policy and norms deliberations


Session Report (* deadline 26 October) - click on the ? symbol for instructions

The session report is included in the BPF 2023 output report:  Report - Summary