Kitti Mezei is a Research Fellow of the Centre of Social Sciences in Budapest. She is also an Assistant Professor of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics. She received a JD degree, a PhD in law and an M.A. degree in economics at the University of Pécs. Her research topic is the legal challenges of disruptive technologies with special regard to cybersecurity and cybercrime. She has been involved in several reserach projects like an incubator programme of the regulation for algorithmic trading. For her outstanding academic and research performance, she received several scholarships such as the New National Excellence Programme and a prize by the Hungarian Lawyers Association. She edited a book of collection of studies entitled “The Criminal Sciences and IT”. She has publications in international and leading Hungarian journals. Her monograph on „Current cybercrime challenges in criminal law” will be published in 2020. She presented her early research findings about “Disruptive technologies and criminal law: Artificial intelligence, cryptocurrencies and Internet of Things” at Bratislava Legal Forum.