State Responsibility on Cyber Attacks: Legal Frame Work and its Implications

  • Saaishri R. and Sumanth Ravi
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  • Saaishri R.

    Student at Sastra University, Thirumalaisamudram, Thanjavur, India

  • Sumanth Ravi

    Student at Sastra University, Thirumalaisamudram, Thanjavur, India

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The distinction between conventional warfare and clandestine state-sponsored activities has become more hazy in the digital age as cyber strikes have become a pervasive and disruptive type of aggression. The "State Responsibility for Cyber Attacks" within the framework of international law is the topic of hour. Understanding how states are held responsible for their involvement in such operations is of utmost relevance given the frequency and sophistication of cyber attacks. The need for hour is a thorough analysis of the legal system governing state liability for cyberattacks, which includes international treaties, common international law, and state practise. The complex network of laws and standards that govern this field and deals with the difficulties of linking particular state actors to cyberattacks are to be carefully watched before giving decisions. This article digs in into the practical implementation of state accountability principles through an investigation of well-known case studies and actual instances involving state-sponsored cyber activities. The international community's responses to cyberattacks and efforts to ensure accountability are closely examined, including those of the United Nations and other institution.




International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 6, Page 2416 - 2426


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