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[InfoSecurity] NATO to ratify collective cyber defense policy

04/09/2014

NATO leaders have decided to expand the organization’s Article 5 to the cyber realm. This means that collective self defense can be applied when an online cyberattack against one member country is considered an attack on all 28 members. This policy will also ensure mutual assistance in combating cyberattacks and increase cooperation with eh private sector. While it is still unclear what type of cyberattack can fall under Article 5, this policy is the first step in establish international norms and principles with regard to cyberwarfare.

Source: InfoSecurity