Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Towards a Cyber-Security Treaty | Just Security

"Policymakers must therefore first acknowledge existing legal frameworks that transcend the orthodox focus on the law of war. These likely provide a much better starting point. Last year's Report of the U.N. Group of Governmental Experts, for example, has come up with cyber-specific rules of responsible behavior in cyberspace. In addition, Russia, China and four other States have signed an additional non-binding "international code of conduct for information security", in which they pledged "not to use information… to interfere in the affairs of other States or with the aim of undermining the political, economic, and social stability.""