information operations


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information operations

Actions taken to affect adversary information and information systems while defending one's own information and information systems. Also called IO. See also defensive information operations; information; offensive information operations; operation.
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While our adversaries are freely conducting information operations, Cyber Command is still predominantly designed to conduct technical operations to either defend or attack computer systems to sustain or impede the functioning of computers and networks.
The report is a step-by-step reveal of how Facebook identified, classified and plans to rectify the information operation campaigns that have permeated user timelines.
CACI International Inc (NYSE MKT: CACI) announced on Wednesday that it has been awarded a USD25m contract to continue its support for the US Air Force Air, Space and Cyberspace Constructive Environment - Information Operations Suite (ACE-IOS) for the 90th Information Operations Squadron of the 24th Air Force and Air Force Cyber Command.
Under the terms of this contract, CACI will continue to provide full-system lifecycle and development support, including verification, validation, test, and exercise functions to support Air Operations Center (AOC) Information Operations training.
It's also one of several information-related capabilities within information operations (IO).
Information operations are "the planning and integrated employment of capabilities in the information environment across the phases of joint military operations.
Mehan developed, implemented and managed USAREUR's defensive information operations program, as well a theater strategy for the introduction of information operations into the Bosnian Theater of operations.
Mullen's critique was amplified this week by a senior military official, who argued that these information operations had become "public affairs on steroids" with what he said was only "limited oversight.
Currently, Lanni is the Air, Space, and Information Operations director at Headquarters AFMC.
Both the Joint Information Operations Warfare Command and the Air Force IO Center have conducted a variety of research projects and have collected numerous lessons learned.
The proposed sale to 3i would include BME's print and information operations in the U.
IO is made up of five components: electronic warfare, psychological operations, operations security, computer-network operations and military deception, said Dane Reves, deputy S-3 at the 1st Information Operations Command at Fort Belvoir, Va.

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