Cyber Security and International Law

International law takes on cyber: significant challenges ahead - The Hill's Congress Blog: "Speaking at the U.S. Cyber Command Inter-Agency Legal Conference last week, U.S. State Department Legal Advisor Harold Koh confirmed the U.S. position that international law is applicable to the cyber environment. In his speech, Koh outlined ten principles guiding U.S. efforts on cyber engagement in the international space, most of which align with key provisions of the Tallinn Manual on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Warfare. Released in early September by NATO's Cooperative Cyber Defense Center of Excellence (CCD COE), the draft unofficial document was compiled from the opinions of legal and technical experts, and examines how existing international law, jus ad bellum and jus in bello, applies to the cyber environment."

Lieberman: Blame Iran for Cyber Attacks on Bank of America, Chase
Fox Business
Lieberman, who is spearheading stalled legislation aimed at requiring some companies to meet minimum cyber security standards, said the incident “reminds us of our vulnerability” and is a “warning to us that if we take action against their nuclear ...

Daon Led Team to Provide Digital Identity Solution for United States Cyber ...
U.S. Politics Today
The Daon Team will share results with the NSTIC Program Office and the NSTIC Steering Group to help inform the evolving Identity Ecosystem based on actual usage of this unique cyber securitysolution. The Daon Team pilots will utilize IdentityX®, ...

Improvement of Iran cyber security begins with Google censorship
Middle East Online
Improvement of Iran cyber security begins with Google censorship. Iran blocks access to Google's Gmail service amid ... Attempts to access it using a secure protocol ( were also blocked. The curbs were announced in a mobile phone ...

Middle East Online

KBank boosts mobile and cyber-banking services
The Nation
Art Wichiencharoen, first senior vice president of Kasikornbank, said that the company usually invests about Bt100 million to keep the bank's technologies up to date in order to provide a wide new range of secure cyber-banking and mobile-banking services.

Iranians May Be Doling Out Payback for US Sanctions (blog)
... credible intelligence” of possible cyber attacks to bring down their customer sites. The Financial Sector is constantly under attack, but it is normally from criminals. ... A static and government-directed set of “standards,” the very likely result ...

Norwich MP given cyber security role
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Ms Smith, who was given her job as Cabinet Office minister in the recent reshuffle, said: “I'm responsible for acting in a coordinating role for cyber security. Of course all of government takes it very seriously, but the Cabinet Office performs a ...

Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Nation Faces 'Cyber Apartheid'
A communiqué issued at the end of the event distributed by John Zinna Tipijah, Marketing Strategist, New Horizons said "there is an increase in cyber-attack." Nigeria is currently ranked 59th globally amongst countries with greatest internet security ...

Lawfare › Stewart Baker Reports on Urgent New Cyber Security ...
By Kenneth Anderson
Kenneth Anderson is professor of law at Washington College of Law, American University; a visiting fellow of the Hoover Institution and member of its Task Force on National Security and Law; and a non-resident senior fellow of the Brookings ...

New Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Office Will Focus on ...
By Mike Lennon
As part of its new security efforts, FERC Chairman Jon Wellinghoff said the new Office of Energy Infrastructure Security will help the Commission address potential cyber and physical security risks to energy facilities under its jurisdiction.
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