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Friday, May 18 • 10:30 - 11:45
The Rules Of Cyberwarfare: Connecting A Tradition of Just War, Attribution, and Modern Cyberoffensives

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We find ourselves navigating a middle way between bare-knuckled conflict and high-minded idealism in cybersecurity. With populism on the rise, and skilled cybersecurity operatives at a premium, what are the rules of warfare in cyberspace?

We'll run a panel discussion on the nature of the attribution problem in hacking back, relate current to classic theories of military conflict, and discuss solutions to the patriotic hacker problem. We will provide the ten most common tools used in cyberwarfare and discuss their kinetic warfare equivalents, with a deep discussion of the ethics and responsibilities involved in deploying these weapons.

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Willow Brugh

Project Manager, Truss
I look at connections, systems, empowerment, and powerlessness and strives to both understand and improve whatever I find. Whether through humanitarian and disaster response (DoNoDigitalHarm.com), technical infrastructure for government (truss.works), or my own time (blog.bl00cyb.org... Read More →


Friday May 18, 2018 10:30 - 11:45 EDT