Call for Papers! One Day National Conference on Cyber law and Cyber Security!


Hidayatullah National Law University, a premier university for legal education and research is celebrating its 20th Year of establishment. The university’s motto, ‘Dharma Sansthapanartham,’ translates to ‘for the sake of establishing the primacy of laws of eternal values’. In line with this ethos, HNLU is dedicated to providing advanced legal education that shapes students into more than just legal professionals, it instills in them a profound responsibility to contribute to society. The university has launched several innovative programmes in the last four years like Lex Osmose, Ex Arca, HNLU Press, Sui-generis, HEXA, HAAI and R-Has.

ABOUT SCHOOL OF LAW & TECHNOLOGY (SLT)- Centre for Internet Governance and Artificial Intelligence (CIGAI)

The School of Law and Technology (SLT) is the Research Hub of HNLU which is mandated with research, teaching and advocacy in the fields of intellectual property, privacy & data protection, cyber security, digital commerce, artificial intelligence, and policy impact on trade, commerce & society. The School and its centers undertake research projects on policy and practice of the above segments of technology & law interface. The Centre for Internet Governance and Artificial Intelligence focuses on the emerging field of AI and legal challenges and implications on Governance and Civil Society at large.

Details of about the Event

In today’s interconnected world, where information flows freely and technology drives every aspect of our lives, the domains of Cyber Law and Cyber Security have emerged as critical safeguards to protect individuals, organizations, and societies from the ever-evolving threats posed by the digital landscape.

Cyber Law encompasses a set of legal principles, regulations, and frameworks designed to govern and address the activities and transactions occurring in cyberspace. It navigates the complex interactions between technology and the law, ensuring that our digital actions adhere to established norms and legal boundaries. Cyber Law covers a wide range of issues, including data protection, privacy rights, intellectual property, digital transactions, cybercrime, and the responsibilities of individuals, businesses, and governments in the digital realm.

Cyber Security, on the other hand, refers to the practice of protecting computer systems, networks, and data from unauthorized access, attacks, and damage. It is a multidisciplinary field that involves a combination of technological, procedural, and human measures to safeguard digital assets and mitigate risks. Cyber Security professionals work tirelessly to develop strategies that prevent cyberattacks, detect breaches in real-time, respond effectively to incidents, and recover from the aftermath of cyber incidents.

The symbiotic relationship between Cyber Law and Cyber Security becomes increasingly evident as technology advances. While Cyber Security measures provide the technical fortifications to safeguard digital assets, Cyber Law establishes the legal frameworks that hold individuals and entities accountable for their actions in cyberspace. Both domains are integral to the functioning of our digital society, as they contribute to a secure and rights-respecting online environment.


  • Emerging trends in cyber-crimes
  • Principles of cyber security and its importance
  • Investigation of cybercrimes and their procedure
  • Admissibility of digital evidence in courts – practice, and procedure
  • Validity of e-contracts – issues, and challenges
  • Cyber forensics and cyber security
  • The role of artificial intelligence in cyber security
  • Social media and cyber security issues
  • Cyberterrorism – A Global Perspective
  • Cyber warfare and cyber security
  • Cyber law and Intellectual Property issues
  • Cyber security challenges in India
  • Data protection and cyber security
  • Jurisdiction issues in cyberspace
  • The Information Technology Act – A critique
  • The role of blockchain in cybersecurity
  • Cybersecurity Concerns for 5G

Note: The sub-themes are only suggestive and not exhaustive. The presenters may select another topic that connects to the theme of the conference.

Who is eligible?

Academicians/Professionals and Research Scholars and students.

Location: ONLINE

Fee Details

For Academicians/Professionals and Research Scholars: INR 1000

For students: INR 700

Note: Co-authorship of up to two authors is permitted with the submission of registration fees by both authors separately.

Prizes: (if any): Nil

Date of Registration – Till 3 September 2023

Last date for submitting – 3 September 2023

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