NATO Wales Summit

 In

DATE

2014

INSTITUTION

North-Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO)

SHORT SUMMARY

At this 2014 Summit, NATO member states endorsed the Enhanced Cyber Defence Policy, summarized in Paragraph 72-73 of the Summit Declaration. Member states recognised that international law, including international humanitarian law and the UN Charter, applies in cyberspace, and affirmed that Cyber Defense is part of NATO collective defense. Invocation of Article 5 following a cyberattack would be taken on a case-by-case basis.