Cyber Security Convention

The World Assembly,

Realizing that cyber terrorism presents a legitimate threat to the international community;

Recognizing the serious damage that can be brought upon national and international organizations by rogue groups dedicated to causing mayhem on the cyber level;

Firmly believing that all member nations need to protect themselves from the perils of the of cyber terrorism, and those that don’t risk damage not only to themselves, but to their international trading partners and allies as well;

Thus resolving to enact a sensible policy that allows for the safe usage of cyber technology, whist also ensuring the security of the information contained within that technology;

The General Assembly hereby:

  1. For the purposes of this convention defines:

A. Cyber technology as computers, software systems, applications or services, electronic communications systems, networks, or services, and the information contained therein,

B. Cyber security as measures taken to protect a computer or computer system or a network against unauthorized access or attack,

C. Cyber warfare as actions by a nation to penetrate the computers or networks of another nation for the purposes of causing damage or disruption to combatant targets and their supporting infrastructure,

D. Cyber terrorism as a premeditated, politically motivated attack against information, computer systems, or devices of non-combatant targets by sub-national groups or clandestine agents for the purposes of spreading fear and terror;

  1. Requires member nations to outlaw the practice of cyber terrorism, and to actively pursue and prosecute individuals or groups actively engaging in or promoting cyber terrorism by any means necessary;

  2. Prohibits member nations from engaging in cyber warfare against non-combatant targets or organizations not directly linked to the military or national security of fellow member nations;

  3. Further requires member nations to enact cyber security policies and programs designed to combat the spread of cyber terrorism and other illegal cyber related activities;

  4. Mandates member nations require organizations and individuals to harden and secure cyber devices and networks against unauthorized intrusion or attack;

  5. Creates the Bureau for International Cyber Security (BICS) and hereby tasks it with the following mandate:

A. To develop and maintain a library of individuals and organizations actively engaged in or promoting cyber terrorism, and to share this information with member nations,

B. To provide assistance in the location of known and wanted individuals and organizations actively engaged or promoting cyber terrorism,

C. To assist member nations in establishing effective programs meant to defend against damaging and potentially crippling cyber attacks which threaten the national security and economic base of member nations.

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This resolution is now up for vote.

Bai Lung will vote FOR.

Cyber Security Convention was passed 14,100 votes to 4,749.