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Banks Talks to New York Observer About NATO, Cyberwarfare

February 25, 2022

New York Observer

William C. Banks

William C. Banks


The use of cyberwafare in Russia's invasion of Ukraine raises the question of whether NATO's rules for collective self-defense should change to include cyber attacks. Professor Emeritus William Banks says NATO lacks a universal definition of what, precisely, constitutes a cyber attack. “A sound approach is to look at effects,” Banks says. “If the effects of a cyber attack approach the effects of a kinetic attack, that crosses the threshold. Stuxnet is the easy case.” Read more in the New York Observer article, "Russia’s Invasion Puts NATO On Guard for Cyberwarfare."


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