Dems: New Geneva Conventions needed for cyber war

September 10, 2015


on the on Thursday urged leaders to help create international ## of engagement, similar to the Geneva Conventions, for cyber warfare.

“We don’t know what constitutes an act of war, what the appropriate response is, what the line is between crime and warfare,” Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.) said at a Thursday committee hearing on global cyber threats.

While Himes put the onus on Congress to push for such international norms, he suggested that the intelligence community has so far neglected to help create clear set of standards.

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