General Assembly Resolution # 378
A resolution to improve world security by boosting police and military budgets.
The World Assembly,
Recognizing the importance of digital devices in many nations, and the potential threats they pose in day to day life, especially in terrorist operations,
Seeking to prevent the occurrence of crimes committed on digital devices, and secure such devices for safe use by both military and civilian users,
Defines, for the purposes of this resolution,
"digital device" as any artificial equipment that utilizes information in numerical form.
"network" as any group of digital devices which are connected to allow the transmission and receiving of numerical information between devices in the group.
"cyberattack" as any act of unlawful access to or alteration of numerical information stored on digital devices. For the purposes of cooperation with other WA legislation, such acts are to be considered acts of violence.
Encourages nations which possess digital devices to assist in securing such devices against cyberattacks;
Requires nations to make a reasonable effort to secure networks against the threat of cyberattacks;
Prohibits member nations from engaging in cyberattacks themselves, with the exception that member nations may utilize cyberattacks against networks belonging to foreign combatants with which they are in conflict, or against government networks of nations they reasonably suspect pose a real threat to their nation;
Mandates that nations establish cyberattacks as criminal offenses, and ensure individuals caught committing acts of cyberattack are prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law;
Reserves the right of member nations to monitor networks for digital security threats, should national law allow them to do so.