The Law of Cyber Warfare: Quo Vadis?
Michael N. Schmitt
Naval War College - Stockton Center for the Study of International Law; University of Exeter Law School; Lieber Institute, USMA at West Point; Harvard Law School (PILAC)
September 4, 2013
25 Stanford Law & Policy Review 269-299 (2014)
The article examines how the law of cyber warfare may evolve in response to the growing centrality of cyber activities to modern life. Drawing on the extant law as set forth in the Tallinn Manual on the International Law of Cyber Warfare, it focuses on the principle of sovereignty, the jus ad bellum, and the jus in bello.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 32
Keywords: cyber, cyber wars, sovereignty, jus ad bellum, use of force, self-defense, jus in bello, humanitarian law
Date posted: September 6, 2013 ; Last revised: November 16, 2015