DOD's 'defend forward' cyber strategy prompts lively debate by ABA national security lawyers

By Rick Weber / November 12, 2019 at 10:20 AM
The Pentagon's "defend forward" cyber strategy was the focus of lively discussion by an American Bar Association panel of national security lawyers late last week, who described the more active approach to countering foreign adversaries as a response to a failed U.S. deterrence posture -- which is also forcing a rethinking of key international norms and the relationship between the military and private sector in defending critical national functions. "What does that mean in a legal sense to sit on...

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