Accession Number:

ADA422696

Title:

An Introduction to Legal Aspects of Operations in Cyberspace

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA DEPT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

Report Date:

2004-04-28

Pagination or Media Count:

20.0

Abstract:

This report consists of a learning module on the legal aspects of operations in cyberspace. The learning module was developed specifically for use in the Naval Postgraduate School Homeland Security Leadership Development, Programs curriculum for the Homeland Defense specialization of the Master of Arts degree in National Security Affairs. Given the complexity of the law governing cyber operations, it is vitally important that policymakers and their legal advisers share a common intellectual framework for evaluating and responding to attacks in cyberspace. This learning module provides the student with an introduction three overlapping legal regimes within which to conduct cyber operations law enforcement, intelligence collection, and military operations.

Subject Categories:

  • Sociology and Law
  • Computer Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE