It’s Time to Bring Back This Cold War Agency and Stop Ceding the Propaganda War to Russia – Modern War Institute

The United States has recently been ridiculed for losing the ongoing information war, and has fallen victim to successive propaganda and disinformation campaigns orchestrated by Russia without a significant response. Given Russia’s aggressive meddling in the 2016 US elections, along with other concerted efforts to delegitimize Western democracies and their institutions, it is imperative for […]

Source: It’s Time to Bring Back This Cold War Agency and Stop Ceding the Propaganda War to Russia – Modern War Institute

Army field manual provides cyber, electronic warfare template

“It’s not perfect, but we didn’t intend it to be perfect. We intended to make sure it could get out so our commanders could have an ability to leverage it,” Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone, commander of Army Cyber Command, told C4ISRNET.

Source: Army field manual provides cyber, electronic warfare template

Speed, Volume, and Ubiquity: Forget Information Operations & Focus on the Information Environment

Finally somebody who knows what he is talking about. Excellent and to the point distinctions between capabilities, operations and [not articulated] functions. He did not even go into domains because Info ops being a functional capability cutting across war-fighting domains, there are no such things as information or cognitive “domain” contexts.

We should encourage those not familiar with information operations to see it as a vital component of planning in an information environment that is much more important to military planning and operations with each passing day.

Source: Speed, Volume, and Ubiquity: Forget Information Operations & Focus on the Information Environment

‘Keys to kingdom’ leaked by Sweden exposing military secrets and EU secure intranet

Quick … have the Seattle X-Men folks start another cross-border program with Sweden to give it away to the Russians while finding out who shot JFK … and JR!

Names, photos and addresses of air force pilots, people under witness relocation, SEAL team operators and more were leaked.

Source: ‘Keys to kingdom’ leaked by Sweden exposing military secrets and EU secure intranet

How White House Threats Condition Mueller’s Reality

Basically a rule based knowledge transfer/data preservation strategy that can persist during, or survive a catastrophic event .

The president has just put Robert Mueller on notice of what he has likely long suspected: Mueller may not have much time to complete his investigation.

Source: How White House Threats Condition Mueller’s Reality

How Hostile Spies Study Social Media to Crack CIA Cover, Spot Likely Agents

Intelligence officers’ tradecraft is highly guarded for good reason. One of its most important aspects is establishing a cover identity so foreign governments and hostile groups are not aware who is spying on them.

Source: How Hostile Spies Study Social Media to Crack CIA Cover, Spot Likely Agents