Power & Security, Technology Estonian ambassador talks applying international law to cyberspace at PWH event
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November 18, 2020
Zen Suzuki | The Daily Pennsylvanian
Perry World House hosted a panel to discuss how international law can be applied to cyberspace to regulate the behavior of nations engaging in cyber attacks or violence.
Temple Law School Professor Duncan B. Hollis moderated the Nov. 16 event and was joined by Estonian Ambassador for Cyber Diplomacy Heli Tiirmaa-Klaar to discuss the application of global law to cyberspace and the implementation of cyber norms for state behavior. The event was a part of Perry World House's weekly “The World Today" event series.
The panelists covered discussions that are arising with the recent movement of digitizing infrastructures, like hospitals and governments. Tiirmaa-Klaar recognized that one of the largest challenges has been the increased threats from both proxy groups doing the bidding for nation-states and other cybercrime organizations.