One of PCH’s long-term efforts has been to encourage governments to restrict 
their use of offensive cyber attacks against civilian networks. We've 
successfully gotten that effort out of the U.N., where it was floundering, and 
into a well-supported stand-alone commission.  It’s being taken seriously by 
governments, and will be one of the main topics under discussion at the Global 
Conference on Cyberspace in Delhi next week.

The work has been divided into two working-groups: one is addressing the 
question of what a norm should say (i.e. “Governments shouldn’t cyber-attack 
X”).  The other is addressing the question of what infrastructures should be 
protected (i.e. what is the X that shouldn’t be attacked). I’m chairing that 
second working group. The main thing we’re delivering in Delhi is the result of 
a survey of what infrastructure people think should be protected.  That survey 
is still open, and we’d like as many people to respond as possible.  So, please 
consider doing so.  It’ll only take a couple of minutes, and it’s a critical 
part of an admittedly very lengthy process to make your life easier.

Much appreciated,


Links in case you want to pursue further reading on the things I’ve mentioned 


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