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How the war in Ukraine is forcing DOD to think differently about armed conflict and cyber's impact

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"We have to think very differently about how we think about armed conflict and cyber in light of this conflict," Mieke Eoyang, deputy assistant secretary of defense for cyber policy, said Wednesday.

DOD making progress in information operations but more improvement is needed, experts say

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The Pentagon is still working to meet requirements from the fiscal 2020 NDAA when it comes to building out an information operations enterprise.

Air Force keeping information environment strategic plan out of public view

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The Operations in the Information Environment Strategic Plan identifies key activities and milestones to transform how the Air Force operates in that realm.

Navy seeing increase in demand for information warfare experts

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The Navy is looking to increase funding for information operations and creating information ops surge teams.

Marine Corps Information Command to be activated in FY23, commanded by the service's cyber and space leader

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Maj. Gen. Ryan Heritage, commander of MARFORCYBER and MARFORSPACE, will lead the forthcoming information command.

DOD publishes revised doctrine on information

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The revised doctrine addresses DOD's role in the information environment and using information during joint operations.

Air Force assessing information warfare lessons from Ukraine-Russia conflict

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The Russian invasion of Ukraine is providing an important case study for how information warfare can play out in the modern era, according to a top U.S. Air Force general. “As we’re in competition leading up to this crisis, the ability of our enterprise to support our senior leaders and the [intelligence community] and the sharing with our secretary of state, with the National Security Council, with the president, with…

New Air Force information warfare commander wants to increase partnerships

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The new commander of the Air Force’s information warfare unit wants to increase and bolster partnerships to beat back adversaries in the information space, a lesson learned in his previous role at U.S. Cyber Command. “As we’ve seen about how information is used, I think information can be used to build coalitions in competition and I think sharing and exposing malign activity and sharing insights with our allies and partners,…

Air Force outgoing commander says department's information warfare command must scale

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The key to maintaining initial successes in the vision of the Air Force’s first information warfare command in reducing stovepipes and achieving outcomes is being able to scale in the future, its outgoing commander said. Regarding what’s next for 16th Air Force, “much of it has to do with our ability to scale and to meet the just ever increasing demand for what our airmen bring as they generate insights,…