In today’s day and age, the battlefields of war and the boundaries of conflict have changed significantly. Conflict can manifest in various forms – hot wars, cold wars, trade wars, and most recently cyberwar. Digital attacks have the capacity to cripple a states infrastructure from thousands of kilometers away. The internet has become a new […]
In the final article of a three part series, we explore what norms govern cyber attacks, retaliatory or otherwise, within the realm of international conflict.
Junior Research Fellow Ramesh Balakrishnan explores ways small states can make up for their limited cyber security investment capabilities while still developing an effective cyber security strategy.
True global security requires that cyberwarfare be governed by international law, but several factors make this difficult, if not impossible. In the second part of a multipart series, Adam Zivo zeroes in on how anonymity and attribution problems challenge our legal systems.
Nick Raffey discusses the reasons behind the Trump administration’s recent attempt to prosecute Assange and the legal hurddles involved.
On March 15, The U.S. Department of Justice announced the indictments of two Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) officers in connection with the 2014 hacking of over 500 million Yahoo user accounts. This marks the first criminal case concerning cybersecurity brought directly against Russian government officials, and what seems to be a change in the […]