12th IISRC Conference
of the 12th IISRC Conference
1. Consortium members have discussed the problems of adaptation of international law to cyberspace.
2. Consortium members have decided to include the following topics in the agenda of the next conference, scheduled to be held in the course of the 10th International Forum in Garmisch-Partenkirchen (April 2016):
adaptation of international law to cyberspace
information security of critical infrastructure
applicability issues of the principles of distinction, proportionality and attack warning in cyberspace
results of monitoring of events inside and outside cyberspace as given in UN GGE report (А/70/174)
3. Consortium members have agreed to admit ICT4Peace Foundation to membership in IISRC
4. Consortium members have agreed to consider the application of JMC MMC «Norilskiy Nickel» to join IISRC
5. Consortium members have decided to regularly exchange views and opinions on adaptation of international humanitarian law to cyberspace in between the conferences.
The 12th International Information Security Research Consortium Conference
The XI IISRC Conference has been held in the course of the Ninth
International Forum "State, Civil Society and Business Partnership on
International Information Security", on April 21, 2015 in
Garmisch-Partenkirchen. In the course of the Conference two new members
were admitted to the IISRC - Korea University Cyber Law Centre (KUCLC)
and ZTE Corporation.
Following the invitation by the representative of KUCLC, members of
Consortium decided that the next IISRC Conference will take place on
November 3, 2015 in Seoul. The following topics have been proposed for
research in IISRC:
1. The boundaries of theater of military operations in cyberspace,
including the issue of states' sovereignty.
2. The boundaries of neutral states and the concept of "neutrality" in
3. Identification and marking of objects in cyberspace that are
protected under international humanitarian law.
4. Objects in cyberspace an attack against which should be banned by
international convention or a similar document.
5. The scope of the principles of distinction, proportionality and
precaution in relation to cyberweapons.
6. The concepts of "combatant" and "non-combatants" in relation to armed
conflict in cyberspace.
Further research of these topics can also be done in work groups of the
International Committee of the Red Cross.