Video: The Changing Nature of Warfare and Cyber Education

Video: The Changing Nature of Warfare and Cyber Education

Cyber, Cyber Creativity
In this video, I describe how to meet the challenge of the changing nature of warfare in the information age. The United States needs to organize for intellectual rigor using existing frameworks and by utilizing a coordinating authority to integrate these frameworks. See my presentation in the YouTube video embedded below, or access it directly by visiting the video directly on YouTube.com. https://youtu.be/1QMo5CO2y7I Cyber Operations are changing the nature of warfare and present a new concern for national security.  As the nation tries to wrestle with the implications of this new reality, we should realize that this is not the first time our Nation has been challenged by a change in warfare and we can learn from our history. In the past, lots of good people were doing good things…
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Information Warfare is Fleet Business: It is no longer what goes on behind the green door

Information Warfare is Fleet Business: It is no longer what goes on behind the green door

Cyber Dominance, Dominance
We are behind.  The U.S. military requires a cultural change to reconcile institutional aversion toward non-lethal information warfare. To aggressively shape, influence, control, and manipulate information, change is needed in U.S. military attitudes toward information warfare.  [We have a choice.] This can be realized through better training and education, and deliberate integration of information operations across the military services during planning and operations[1] - and the College of Maritime Operational Warfare can help deliver this outcome.   (more…)
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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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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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