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Hacking Back: Not the Right Solution
Parameters (2014)
  • Emilio Iasiello, Private Sector

In cyberspace attackers enjoy an advantage over defenders, which has popularized the concept of “active cyber defense”— offensive actions intended to punish or deter the adversary. This article argues active cyber defense is not a practical course of action to obtain tactical and strategic objectives. Instead, “aggressive cyber defense,” a proactive security solution, is a more appropriate option.

  • Hacking,
  • Cyber Attack,
  • Cyber Esponage,
  • Cyber Defense,
  • LOAC
Publication Date
November 17, 2014
Citation Information
Emilio Iasiello. "Hacking Back: Not the Right Solution" Parameters (2014)
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