Monday, December 6, 2021
Online, video conference

Abstract: Starting from the book National Security in the New World Order (Routledge, 2021), the seminar analyzes the role of hacker culture on national security and provides a key to understanding how technologies have changed the relationship between policy, law, and information.

These are some of the topics that will be covered during the presentation:

- the birth of hacker culture in the US and Europe,
- the impact of the IT industry on national security
- the role of hacker culture in the defense of individual rights
- the weaponization of the Internet
- hacking and cyberwarfare.

Speaker: Andrea Monti.

Affiliation:  University of Chieti-Pescara.

Speaker's Biography: Andrea Monti is an Italian lawyer, academic and journalist. An expert in computer crime and cyberwarfare, he teaches Digital Law in the degree course in digital marketing at the University of Chieti-Pescara (where he also taught law of order and public security) and is a lecturer in the Master's Degree Course in Legal Informatics at the University of Rome La Sapienza. He is co-author, with Stefano Chiccarelli, of Spaghetti Hacker (to date, the only structured documentation of the hacker phenomenon in Italy) and with Raymond Wacks of Protecting Personal Information (Hart Publishing, 2019), COVID-19 and Public Policy in the Digital Age and National Security in the New World Order (Routledge, 2020, 2021). He writes about geopolitics, law and technology on PC Professionale, Wired.it, Italian Tech and Formiche.net.

Registration: Participation if free. However, registration is required on Eventbrite at the following link:
"Hacker Culture and National Security: friends or foes?".