Cyber Weapons & Export Control

INCORPORATING DUAL USE WITH THE PREP MODEL

Trey Herr and Paul Rosenzweig take up the complex task of characterizing software products in the context of the current export regulatory regime. Herr and Rosenzweig use their PrEP model to distinguish the components of the software functionally. They isolate the payload component as requiring special consideration, and propose a policy approach to regulating software exports based on their effects.

Read the paper at The Journal of National Security Law & Policy.

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Trey Herr is a fellow in the Cybersecurity Initiative and with the Belfer Center's Cyber Security Project at the Harvard Kennedy School. His work focuses on trends in state developed malicious software, the structure of criminal markets for malware components, and the proliferation of malware.