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Colby Proffitt, a Senior Analyst for NetCentrics Corporation, was recently published in the United States Cyber Security Magazine. In his article titled Cyber Deterrence and Active Cyber Defense, Proffitt explains that effective deterrence must be legally viable, technically capable, and strategically aligned to policy. He then identifies the principles and challenges of deterrence, and explains that a combination of deterrence and active cyber defense can be an effective approach for defending against the rise of nation-state attacks.