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As our lives become increasingly dependent upon computer systems and cyber technologies grow ever more sophisticated, the internet has emerged as the new battleground of the 21st century. From criminals' stealing credit card and social security number information to foreign governments' hacking into American companies’ information systems, cyber attacks can take on myriad forms, prompting the government to formulate new measures to protect online security. Since cyberwarfare knows no territorial bounds, ensuring cybersecurity will also require international cooperation and an updated understanding of jus ad bellum, as it applies to cyber attacks.

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Speech of NSA General Counsel Glenn Gerstell to 2018 ABA National Security Law Conference

National Security Agency General Counsel Glenn S. Gerstell made the following keynote address on Nov. 1 at the American Bar Association's Annual Review of the Field of National Security Law Conference. (Footnotes omitted.)

Starting my remarks with a short quotation from a hearing before the U.S. Senate seems fitting given that we’re at a legal conference in Washington:

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