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Information Warfare Principles and Operations

Information Warfare Principles and Operations

By (author): Edward Waltz
Copyright: 1998
Pages: 414
ISBN: 9780890065112

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Here's a systems engineering-level introduction to the growing field of Information Warfare (IW) - the battlefield where information is both target and weapon. This comprehensive book provides engineers, system operators, and information technology users with an understandable overview of rapidly emerging threats to commercial, civil, and military information systems - and shows how these threats can be identified and systems protected. Authored by a leading expert in advanced information-based technologies, this is the first book to detail the component principles, technologies, and tactics critical to success in the three key areas of IW: Information Dominance, Information Defense, and Information Offense. The author explains the quantification of information, describes the deductive, inductive and abductive processes that create knowledge, and provides essential technical background on: The knowledge creation processes of data fusion and data mining; Information security technologies, including: encryption, authentication, authorization, and attack detection; Information attack technologies, including: physical, infrastructure, and perceptual methods. Adding to the book's value are extensive citations to relevant unclassified literature, numerous examples of practical defense-related systems, clear explanations of basic IW theory, and much deeper and broader coverage of security issues than found in typical Internet security books.
Principles of IW. Role of Information Science and Technology in War. The Role of Technology in Information Based Warfare. Achieving Information Superiority. Information Warfare Policy, Strategy and Operations. Elements of Information Operations. Operational Concept for Info OPS. Offensive Info OPS. Defensive Info OPS. IW Technologies.
  • Edward Waltz

    is Professor of Practice (Intelligence) in the Center for Multiunit Studies (CMIS) at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) where he conducts research in intelligence processing from multiple intelligence sources. Prior to joining NPS in 2018, he was Division Chief, Advanced Concepts at the National Reconnaissance Office while a Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff at Virginia Tech, serving an IPA position within the U.S. Intelligence Community. where is the Division Chief, leading intelligence process research focused on automating intelligence collection and data integration. Prior to 2013 he held numerous research leadership roles: BAE Systems Advanced Information Technologies (Chief Scientist), General Dynamics, and Veridian (Technical Director, Senior Scientist) - developing and deploying signal processing, data fusion and intelligence analysis capabilities. He led numerous hard target Multiunit studies and tool developments over two decades for different agencies of the IC. His prior experience was as a digital signal processor designer (Apollo, NASA Multispectral scanner, LANDSAT,) systems engineer (Navy Radiometer, SEASAT, Space Shuttle) and Systems Engineering Manager (AN/UPX-30(V), Tri-Service Mark XV). Since 2015 he has been an Adjunct Professor of Strategic Intelligence, Patrick Henry College. He has given over 45 international lecture series (2 and 3-day courses) on intelligence topics during the period 1990-2010.

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