Helen Wilson
Charles Darwin University
EngineeringInternational watersDomain (software engineering)CyberwarfarePolitical scienceMobile deviceSecrecyLaw reformJurisdictionIdentity (social science)Space (commercial competition)International humanitarian lawSpace lawCyberspaceComputer securityAdversaryNaval warfareStuxnetJurisprudence
Publications 2
#1Patrick van Esch (Moravian College)H-Index: 11
#2Gavin Northey (University of Auckland)H-Index: 11
Last. Helen Wilson (CDU: Charles Darwin University)H-Index: 1
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Abstract The legalities for the use of Autonomous Weapon Systems (AWS) in space warfare are examined. Currently, there are manuals for air and missile warfare, naval warfare and cyber warfare, a clear gap in the literature is that there is no manual for space warfare. We find that the current jurisprudence of space is somewhat considered analogous to the high seas and in the absence of a Space Warfare Manual, legal jurisdiction may consider that certain treaties are only in effect when in the te...
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#1Helen WilsonH-Index: 1
#2Patrick van EschH-Index: 11
Cyberspace has emerged as the 5th domain combat zone from which large scale cyber-attacks are launched at an adversary anonymously in milliseconds, by a single stroke on a computer keyboard or mobile device. Such cyber-warfare operations deliberately seek to deceive, degrade, destroy or disrupt computer systems and networks in a battle-space that transcends borders, under the shroud of secrecy to the attacker’s identity or source (Herbert, 2012). Unlike past armed conflicts between nations, conv...