information warfare


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information warfare

n
1. (Computer Science) the use of electronic communications and the internet to disrupt a country's telecommunications, power supply, transport system, etc
2. (Military) the use of electronic communications and the internet to disrupt a country's telecommunications, power supply, transport system, etc

information warfare

Information operations conducted during time of crisis or conflict to achieve or promote specific objectives over a specific adversary or adversaries. Also called IW. See also crisis; information; information operations; operation.
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Noun1.information warfare - the use of information or information technology during a time of crisis or conflict to achieve or promote specific objectives over a specific adversary or adversaries; "not everyone agrees that information warfare is limited to the realm of traditional warfare"
war, warfare - the waging of armed conflict against an enemy; "thousands of people were killed in the war"
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Professor Richard Crowell will be speaking on Day two of the conference on "Defining Three Dimensions of the Information Environment to Improve Engagement with Information Warfare."
"Army Cyber wants to enrich the concept of Multi-Domain Operations through the development of, or enhancing of, an information warfare or maneuver in the Information Environment concept, and the further development, integration and sync of information warfare capabilities across the full range of military operations in competition and conflict," said ARCYBER Deputy Commanding General for Operations Brig.
Information Warfare will also get a major boost as an officer of Lt Gen rank would monitor this aspect along with cyber warfare.
By Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific Public Affairs - April-June 2019
It is imperative for Pakistani authorities to realise the importance of information and develop a comprehensive strategy to counter our adversary's information warfare.
The third section of the book presents the case of the Islamic State as an example of information warfare, noting the Islamic StateAEs success in using propaganda campaigns and strategic communications.
"The advantage information warfare brings to the fight is at the core of our Navy's ability to compete and win today and in the coming decades," said Becker.
As the chief of Information Warfare "she actively led the integration of information into all warfare areas, providing the Navy assured networks, heightened cybersecurity, integrated cyberspace fires capability and improved battlespace awareness, enabling maritime dominance," according to the U.S.
The chapters focus on the changing nature of warfare, particularly information warfare and hybrid war.
The Russian distinction between "cyber" and "information warfare" is an artificial one.
Meanwhile, the information warfare and fake news, which became widespread in recent years, are among the main problems of today'sinformation society.Fake news undermines serious media coverage and makes it more difficult to cover significant news stories.
The international approach to the subject makes for an in-depth introduction to modern electronic warfare, and explores naval and air EW and information warfare in general.

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