September 21, 2015

US, China negotiating cyber warfare agreement

Featuring Zachary K. Goldman

Source: The Hill

Journalist Katie Bo Williams

The United States and China are working on an agreement defining rules of engagement for cyberwarfare, according to a report in The New York Times.

The negotiations are under way ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s official state visit this week, with a goal to announce the accord Thursday, the Times reports.

Under the terms of the agreement, neither country will be the first to launch cyberattacks on the other’s critical infrastructure, such as power grids or cellphone networks, during peacetime.

Read the full article at The Hill.

  • Zachary K. Goldman

    Adjunct Senior Fellow, Energy, Economics and Security Program

    Zachary K. Goldman is an adjunct senior fellow with the Energy, Economics and Security Program at the Center for a New American Security. Mr. Goldman also serves as ...