How Britain’s new cyberarmy could reshape the laws of war

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[Commentary] The cultural norms against waging war in cyberspace are slowly eroding. The UK government announced it that it's actively building an offensive cyber capability, making it the first government to openly admit doing so. Britain will have "hundreds" of hackers at its disposal, defending the country's digital infrastructure, but also developing the power to deter and to strike. The act of putting together a cyberarmy is hardly worth mentioning; Britain's national security strategy documents from 2010 telegraph that pretty well. Besides — if you're a world leader and you're not investing in online defenses, you're doing it wrong.


How Britain’s new cyberarmy could reshape the laws of war