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Panel: Still no sense of consequence for violating cyber ‘norms’ of behavior

August 09, 2018 |
Charlie Mitchell
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LAS VEGAS. A leading scholar and former senior government officials agreed on the value and utility of international cybersecurity norms of behavior during a panel here – and also that the United States has failed to demonstrate that cyber aggressors will pay a serious price for violating such standards.

“If there are no consequences, that’s a norm itself” indicating that a behavior is acceptable, former State Department cybersecurity coordinator Christopher Painter said today on a panel during the final day...

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