The, Cyberwarfare, And International Law

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In recent years, topics related to cybersecurity, cyberwarfare, and international law have been covered extensively within the apparatuses of both foreign and domestic policy. As of now, different scholarly experts and policy makers recommend various – often conflicting strategies – for implementing a universal policy that benefits transnationally. Because cybersecurity is the newest and most unique national security issue of the twenty-first century, one highly recommended approach – which forms the bases of many popular policies – is to require states to adopt a universal cyber warfare doctrine. Yet, subject matter experts disagree on the effectiveness of this approach by mendicating the Tallinn Manual on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Warfare. In my research, I will explore the claims made by proponents of scholars. My primary research question is: How should international law deal with the uncertainties arising from the rise of irregular forms of warfare? For example, over the past several decades advances in technology have altered communications and the ability to collect, disseminate, and employ information in a range of environments. Such examples are: contemporary governments and societal groups - along with their corresponding militaries that routinely take advantage of shared information throughout the internet, and also both military and political operations – that have progressively intersected. And last but not least, is how policy groups are seen as

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