This is a necessary step in advancing how we view modern warfare, be it economic warfare, (in)conventional warfare, or even cyber warfare. Under il we determine what is cyber warfare we will be a nation unable to begin grappling with these new geopolitical trends. China, has a cyber warfare Manuel dedicated to attacking our commerce, infrastructure, political and academic institutions, and military via cyber means. We should also be able to wage such wars as we see fit and learn to counter react this global soft power with our own power. I would recommend allowing companies whom are frequently subject too such Attucks to have a cyber version of letters of marque allowing this individual firms the ability to not only counter-react such attacks, but freeing our federal sources for fighting cyber warfare against those who specifically target government institutions, and national infrastructure.