The International Committee of the Red Cross can serve as a model for a new international organization that would provide neutral, impartial and independent assistance to entities affected by serious cyberattacks.
Elaine Korzak, LLM, PhD is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey where she leads the Cyber Initiative. She is an Affiliate at the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC), Stanford University, where she was previously a fellow.
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The UN General Assembly has formally adopted this year’s resolution on information security.
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