THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Research Council
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences
Computer Science and Telecommunications Board
Committee on Offensive Information Warfare
Technology, Policy, Law, and Ethics Regarding U.S. Acquisition
and Use of Cyberattack Capabilities
This new report from The National Academies reviews the implications of information warfare, including the utility of offensive cyberattack, the ethical and legal issues involved, and the United States’ ability to respond to cyberattack by another nation.
This briefing was for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on April 29, 2009 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Website of the National Academies Press.