The era (also normative) of Cybersecurity

Curated by Alessandro Livi and Erica Onorati, Team Legal Telsy



On January 23, 2020, the hand of the Doomsday Clock arrived just one hundred seconds from the symbolic midnight that will mark the end of the world. Since 1947, the year in which the clock was created, the hands had never marked an hour so close to the metaphorical apocalypse. The reason is, among other things, the recognition that cyber warfare poses a serious threat to all of humanity.

The growing dependence of daily life and the global economy on new technologies has made cybersecurity one of the most sensitive issues for the prosperity and security of citizens and businesses. The creation of cyber space, in fact, if on the one hand, has allowed countless possibilities for economic development, on the other, it has been accompanied by a parallel increase in vulnerabilities.

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The authors

Alessandro Livi, graduated with honors from the University of Rome “Tor Vergata” with a thesis in Comparative Private Law entitled: “International copyright in the digital society, between new protections and new conflicts”. PhD student at the University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, Alessandro is also an expert in the subject of Comparative Private Law at the aforementioned University as well as Market Law and Regulation at the LUISS Guido Carli University. Before joining Telsy, he worked, among other things, in the field of business contracts, corporate law, commercial law and financial law at primary level law firms, both national and international, and as Legal Consuel, in business contexts. Finally, he is the author of several publications on corporate law, fintech and cybersecurity law.

Erica Onorati, graduated in law from the LUISS Guido Carli University in Rome with a thesis in civil law entitled “The renegotiation clauses”, focused on the analysis and applicability of the renegotiation in contractual matters. Specialized in the civil law profile, she has studied issues related to contractual and extra-contractual liability and corporate and commercial law. After several experiences in the legal field in corporate contexts as a corporate lawyer, you currently hold the role of Junior Legal Counsel in Telsy. with a focus on the management of business contracts and legal advice provided to the business lines involved in the various sectors of business operations.