Ukraine as a NATO Centre of Excellence: Information Warfare

Ukraine as a NATO Centre of Excellence: Information Warfare

Cyber Dominance
In response to Russia’s increasingly aggressive actions, NATO ought to expedite the Ukraine’s application for member status and, simultaneously, the Ukraine ought to open up an Information Warfare Centre of Excellence in the Ukraine. Russia:  Hybrid Warfare The Russian invasion of “Crimea served as a proving ground for Russian information operations, as well as the larger applications of cyber warfare.  It brought the cyber domain to light among the masses and showed social media to the world as a potent weapon system.”[1] Since 2014, Russia has been conducting military operations in the Ukraine.  At this point “seven percent of Ukrainian territory is now under Russian control. Approximately four and a half million citizens are in areas that are either Russian controlled, Russian occupied, or Russian annexed.”[2] Unlike historic military invasions, Russia…
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Achieve Cyber Dominance: The Six Critical Controls

Achieve Cyber Dominance: The Six Critical Controls

Cyber Dominance, Cyber Dominance Theory
Want to achieve Dominance in the Cyber Domain? Learn to control yourself and your opponent with the Six Critical Controls of Cyber Dominance Theory. Dominance: It's About Control. Why do we fight in the Cyber Domain? Cyber Dominance Theory answers: so that you can get what you want, when you want it. You want secure data? Done. You want a website with no downtime? You got it. You want Cyber Dominance. The daily struggle to achieve Cyber Dominance is Cyber Warfare. Whether or not you wanted to join the fight, you are a part of it. So prepare to defend yourself - or prepare to be a casualty of the war. Every battle of the Cyber War is about one thing: control. He who has control gets what he wants,…
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Dominate the Information Domain: Synchronize Strategy and Cyber Efforts

Dominate the Information Domain: Synchronize Strategy and Cyber Efforts

Cyber Dominance, Cyber Dominance Theory
The U.S. is falling behind in the cyber war.  We need to quickly synchronize our national strategy and our cyber efforts - including expanding to Information Cyberspace Operations; only then can the U.S. dominate in the Information Domain.  This article explains the context of this fight and proposes a new type of cyberspace operation: the Information Cyberspace Operation. (more…)
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Humans vs Cyber Security Tools.  Which one serves the other?

Humans vs Cyber Security Tools. Which one serves the other?

Cyber, Cyber Creativity
Unleash the power of your HUMAN potential in the cyber war.  Use cyber security tools and techniques that put the human first - not the data. The power of computers is essential for cyber defense, but the human is often ignored.  Should you continue to spend money and time investing in faster computers, better analytic tools, and fancy machine learning software?  Perhaps, but you should also consider that the humans are the most important part of the system, and that they can contribute in unique ways. (more…)
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