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U.S. Cyber Command and the Russian Grid: Proportional Countermeasures, Statutory Authorities and Presidential Notification

A blockbuster article by David Sanger and Nicole Perlroth in the New York Times reports U.S. Cyber Command operations to hold at-risk at least some aspects of the electric power grid in Russia. The story raises a host of legal and policy questions.

Cybersecurity and Deterrence

Entering the Third Decade of Cyber Threats: Toward Greater Clarity in Cyberspace

The U.S. and its allies have embraced a deterrence-based approach combined with a high degree of ambiguity regarding questions of law and policy in cyberspace. But this ambiguity undermines attempts to develop clear binding norms for state conduct in cyberspace.

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