Science and Technology

Cyber Operations under International Humanitarian Law: Perspectives from the ICRC

Cyberspace is so omnipresent that it can seem banal, but it is also a target-rich environment from a military perspective, with modern armies deeply reliant on digital infrastructure. From the perspective of international humanitarian law (or IHL, also known as the law of armed conflict), this raises the question of what cyber operators may and may not attack during armed conflicts, what even constitutes an "attack" under IHL in cyberspace, and what the reverberating effects of those attacks could be on civilians.

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24
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11
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Jonathan Horowitz
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Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

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Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

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Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

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Author: 
Justine N. Stefanelli

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