Countering Nation State Threats – Mobilizing the Legal Arsenal

The following division of tasks and responsibilities in the field of security is generally accepted: internal security is civilian authorities’ responsibility, while external security is a responsibility of the Armed Forces. Nowadays, however, the interdependence between internal and external security is constantly growing, particularly in the cyber domain.  

In the light of the above, the panel will present the following best practices:  

  • criminal prosecution of foreign military/intelligence officials accused of cyber-crimes; 
  • criminal investigation on on-line recruitment of people fighting alongside militia or terrorist group; 
  • administrative measures banning on information networks carrying war propaganda.