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Ethics and Policies for Cyber Operations

A NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence Initiative

  • Examines the ethical and policy implications of cyber operations (COs)

  • Features contributions by world-leading philosophers, ethicists, policy-makers, and law and military experts

  • Offers a comprehensive overview of the ethical, legal, and policy problems and of the different approaches and methods that can be used to solve them

Part of the book series: Philosophical Studies Series (PSSP, volume 124)

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Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii
  2. Just Information Warfare

    • Mariarosaria Taddeo
    Pages 67-86
  3. Military Objectives in Cyber Warfare

    • Marco Roscini
    Pages 99-114
  4. Defining Cybersecurity Due Diligence Under International Law: Lessons from the Private Sector

    • Scott J. Shackelford, Scott Russell, Andreas Kuehn
    Pages 115-137
  5. A Model to Facilitate Discussions About Cyber Attacks

    • Jassim Happa, Graham Fairclough
    Pages 169-185
  6. NATO CCD COE Workshop on ‘Ethics and Policies for Cyber Warfare’ – A Report

    • Corinne N. J. Cath, Ludovica Glorioso, Mariarosaria Taddeo
    Pages 231-241
  7. Back Matter

    Pages 243-252

About this book

This book presents 12 essays that focus on the analysis of the problems prompted by cyber operations (COs). It clarifies and discusses the ethical and regulatory problems raised by the deployment of cyber capabilities by a state’s army to inflict disruption or damage to an adversary’s targets in or through cyberspace.

Written by world-leading philosophers, ethicists, policy-makers, and law and military experts, the essays cover such topics as the conceptual novelty of COs and the ethical problems that this engenders; the applicability of existing conceptual and regulatory frameworks to COs deployed in case of conflicts; the definition of deterrence strategies involving COs; and the analysis of models to foster cooperation in managing cyber crises.

Each essay is an invited contribution or a revised version of a paper originally presented at the workshop on Ethics and Policies for Cyber Warfare, organized by the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence in collaboration with the University of Oxford.

The volume endorses a multi-disciplinary approach, as such it offers a comprehensive overview of the ethical, legal, and policy problems posed by COs and of the different approaches and methods that can be used to solve them. It will appeal to a wide readership, including ethicists, philosophers, military experts, strategy planners, and law- and policy-makers.

Keywords

  • Ethics of Cyber Conflicts
  • Just War Theory
  • Cyber Warfare
  • Cyber Operations through International Law
  • Regulation of Cyber Warfare
  • Self-Determination in Cyber Warfare
  • Military Objectives in Cyber Warfare
  • Cyber security Due Diligence Under International Law
  • Use of Cyber Weapons
  • Means and Methods of Cyber warfare
  • Cyber Warfare and Organised Crime
  • Cyber Crisis Management

Editors and Affiliations

  • Oxford Internet Institute , Oxford, United Kingdom

    Mariarosaria Taddeo

  • NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence, Tallinn, Estonia

    Ludovica Glorioso

About the editors

Ludovica Glorioso, is Captain (Cpt ITA A) of the Italian Army and a legal advisor to the Italian Armed Forces, currently working at the Security Force Assistance Centre in Cesano di Roma (Italy). Prior to her current position, she served as Legal Researcher at the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (NATO CCD CCOE, 2012-2016), as legal advisor in NATO Peacekeeping Operations in the Balkans and Afghanistan. She holds an MA in Law from University of Palermo (Italy), an LL.M in European and Transitional Law from The University of Trento (Italy) and she is admitted to the Italian bar.  Her research and activities focus on International Humanitarian Law, Law of Armed Conflict, and International Law applied to cyber warfare.

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eBook USD 84.99
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  • ISBN: 978-3-319-45300-2
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  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
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  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 109.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 149.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)