Tallinn Manual 2.0 released

Tallinn Manual 2.0, the updated and expanded second edition of “Tallinn Manual on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Warfare“, has been published by the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCDCOE) and the Cambridge University Press. Tallinn Manual, a NATO-funded research authored by independent group of international law experts and academics, is the comprehensive analysis of how existing international law applies to cyberspace. According to CCDCOE, the second edition brings the understanding that “cyber events do not occur in a legal vacuum and states both have rights and bear obligations under international law” and “covers a full spectrum of international law applicable to cyber operations ranging from peacetime legal regimes to the law of armed conflict, covering a wide array of international law principles and regimes that regulate events in cyberspace”. The copy of the Tallinn Manual 2.0 can be ordered here.