RUSI JournalVolume 160Issue 4members only

The Geneva Conventions and Cyber-Warfare: A Technical Approach


International humanitarian law can provide protection for cultural and religious entities in cyber-conflict

Considerable scholarly effort has been invested in interpreting the existing international legal instruments and diplomatic conventions that apply to kinetic warfare in relation to the field of cyber-warfare. The Tallinn Manual and other documents argue that current humanitarian laws are applicable in cyber-conflict. This includes the concept that particular religious and medical entities should be granted special, protected status along with sites of cultural and religious

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