Searching For Digital Hilltops: Doctrinal Approach To Identifying Key Terrain In Cyberspace – Analysis – Eurasia Review

Just as planners must characterize the operational environment in the physical domains, cyberspace operators and planners must do so in this new warfighting domain. Defining the operational environment includes identifying critical assets, centers of gravity, avenues of approach, decisive points, and key terrain. Particularly problematic issues such as the misidentification of key terrain in cyberspace, the absence of effective cyberspace doctrine that defines concepts and terms in coordination with the other warfighting domains, and the lack of cyberspace knowledge by operational planners within the joint force have greatly stymied the ability of the U.S. military to operate effectively in this domain. To do so, the military must create a common lexicon and clarify the concepts and processes of identifying key terrain in cyberspace within joint doctrine. …

Source: Searching For Digital Hilltops: Doctrinal Approach To Identifying Key Terrain In Cyberspace – Analysis – Eurasia Review

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