The new cyber face of battle : developing a legal approach to accommodate emerging trends in warfare
Stephenie Gosnell Handler
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Stanford journal of international law, Vol. 48, no. 1, 2012, p. 209-237
The article presents information on the cyberspace operations with reference to the emerging trend and the conduct of warfare. The Russian-Georgian War of 2008 was the first warfare executed with the use of non-kinetic cyberattacks. Information on the difference between cybercrimes and cyberattacks and the utilization of kinetic effects instead of traditional weapons by the cyberattacks, under the laws of war is also presented.