The Benefits and Challenges of Creating Legal Definitions for Malware

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It's time to think seriously about creating legal definitions that would classify certain types of code as digital weapons. Our current regulation is weak and seldom used to prosecute cybercrime much less prevent it. Tight legal definitions and regulatory requirements for those who want to create digital weapons for approved purposes will be a much-needed step towards mitigating the unchecked proliferation of cyber weapons.
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Capstone (EMCS)--Brown University, 2020

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Davis, Brian Russel, "The Benefits and Challenges of Creating Legal Definitions for Malware" (2020). Executive Master in Cybersecurity. Brown Digital Repository. Brown University Library. https://doi.org/10.26300/ag85-fv08

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