France doesn’t publicly attribute cyberattacks to state actors as it is commonly known, but it names the perpetrators and, in doing so, exploits every ambiguity associated with the term “attribution.”
Aude Géry holds a PhD in public international law and is a post-doctoral fellow at GEODE, a research and training center on the geopolitics of the datasphere hosted at the University of Paris 8. Her thesis, which was awarded the thesis prize of the French branch of the International Law Association and the third thesis prize of the IHEDN, focused on international law and the proliferation of digital capabilities. Her research focus on the international regulation of digital space and more particularly on the external legal policies of States, multilateralism in the field of ICTs in the context of international security and the normative issues flowing from the adoption of instruments on digital issues.
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French General Secretary for Defense and National Security Louis Gautier presented the French Cyberdefense Strategic Review on Feb. 12 at Station F (the world’s biggest startup campus in Paris).