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  Encyclopedia: Information warfare   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Information warfare is a kind of warfare where information and attacks on information and its system are used as a tool of warfare.
Information warfare may also include feeding propaganda or even disinformation to one's own population, either to build support for the war effort or to counter enemy propaganda.
Information warfare can take countless forms: trains and planes can be misrouted and caused to collide, stock exchanges can be sabotaged by electronic "sniffers" which disrupt international fund-transfer networks, and the signals of television and radio stations can be jammed and taken over and used for a misinformation campaign.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Information-warfare   (1715 words)

  
 Information Warfare
Information Warfare in its broadest sense is a struggle over the information and communications process, a struggle that began with the advent of human communication and conflict.
Information warfare is the application of destructive force on a large scale against information assets and systems, against the computers and networks that support the four critical infrastructures (the power grid, communications, financial, and transportation).
Information warfare in its broadest sense is a struggle that involves the communications process, a struggle that began with the advent of human communication and conflict.
www.fas.org /irp/eprint/snyder/infowarfare.htm   (4300 words)

  
 Information warfare - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Quality information is the counter to the fog of war.
Psychological operations Planned operations to convey selected information and indicators to foreign audiences to influence their emotions, motives, objective reasoning and ultimately the behavior of foreign governments, organizations, groups and individuals.
Electronic warfare The use of electromagnetic or directed energy to control the electromagnetic spectrum or attack the enemy.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Information_warfare   (4706 words)

  
 AlterNet: Information Warfare in Miami
Miami was the mainstreaming of overt information warfare against non-violent protest.
Information warfare is defined by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Instruction Number 3210.01 as "actions taken to achieve information superiority by affecting adversary information, information based processes, and information systems."
The relevance of information warfare to social movements and political conflicts have been the subject of study of Rand Corporation researchers John J. Arquilla and David F. Ronfeldt.
www.alternet.org /story.html?StoryID=17293   (1886 words)

  
 Information Warfare, I-War, IW, C4I, Cyberwar
The purpose of the IASIW is to facilitate an understanding of information warfare with reference to both military and civilian life.
Information warfare is the offensive and defensive use of information
Information operations, deterrence, and the use of force.
www.psycom.net /iwar.1.html   (1191 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Information Warfare: How to Survive Cyber Attacks: Books: Michael Erbschloe,John Vacca   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
As an information security professional, I take an extreme interest in information warfare, as it is closely connected to the infosec field.
Information Warfare also sheds light on the motivations of those who become cyberwarriors - or cyberterrorists (the latter are described as "curious nerds moving to the dark side").
This analysis of information warfare goes far beyond the writers in the 1990s and it is the first book that digs into the potential economic impact of cyber attacks.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0072132604?v=glance   (1108 words)

  
 Information Warfare: The Perfect Terrorist Weapon
But information warfare, both defensive and offensive, is not confined to the battlefield.
However, the term infowar includes other ways of manipulating information, among them “Psychological Warfare.” Psychological warfare is the attempt to warp the opponent’s view of reality, to project a false view of things, or to influence his will to engage in hostile activities.
Information technology is being developed by strategic planners both as an offensive battlefield weapon, and as a weapon for “logistics attack,” as a means to disrupt the civilian infrastructure on which an enemy’s military apparatus depends.
www.ict.org.il /articles/infowar.htm   (3181 words)

  
 Information Warfare on the Web
The purpose of the IASIW (a virtual nongovernmental organization) is to facilitate an understanding of information warfare with reference to both military and civilian life.
RAND Strategic Information Warfare: A New Face of War
USAFA INSS Occasional Paper #9 The International Legal Implications of Information Warfare.
www.fas.org /irp/wwwinfo.html   (623 words)

  
 Glossary of Information Warfare Terms
Information warfare is the offensive and defensive use of information and information systems to deny, exploit, corrupt, or destroy, an adversary's information, information-based processes, information systems, and computer-based networks while protecting one's own.
Information Security: Protection of classified information that is stored on computers or transmitted by radio, telephone teletype, or any other means.
The realization by the military that information, and information technologies must be considered as a weapon in achieving national objectives via military activity.
www.psycom.net /iwar.2.html   (1052 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Information Warfare & Security: Books: Dorothy E. Denning   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Instead, her goal is to provide us with a comprehensive overview of what's become known as "information warfare"...
A description of information warfare technologies and their limitations, particularly the limitations of defensive technologies.
It is divided into three sections, the introduction, offensive information warfare and finally defensive information warfare.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0201433036?v=glance   (2022 words)

  
 Information Warfare: Bibliography
Information age technologies are changing values and national interests, both of which drive the formulation of national security strategy.
Information age knowledge strategy seeks the ends of cooperative and dynamic competition, uses the ways of network node control and organizational adaptation, and requires the resource means of valued information enhanced by experience in exploiting that information.
Although this book is primarily about maneuver warfare in the context of ground forces, it contains substantial discussion of (e.g.) command and control issues which impinge directly on the notion of information warfare as the 'third wave warform'.
www.enolagaia.com /IWBib.html   (9778 words)

  
 Information Warfare OTS Current Military Topics
The United States must develop superior capabilities in information war, joint operations and parallel war in order to continue its lead in the new revolution in military affairs.
Information Warfare: A Strategy for Peace, the Decisive Edge in War.
Information Warfare and the Face of Conflict in the Twenty-First Century.
www.au.af.mil /au/aul/bibs/infowar/if.htm   (1513 words)

  
 Mario's Cyberspace Station: Information Warfare
For 40 years, New Zealand's largest intelligence agency, the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) the nation's equivalent of the US National Security Agency (NSA) had been helping its Western allies to spy on countries throughout the Pacific region, without the knowledge of the New Zealand public or many of its highest elected officials.
Contact: Professor Daniel T. Kuehl, School of Information Warfare, Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense University, Fort McNair, Washington, D.C. USA 20319-6000 Tel.
information regarding technological warfare, information warfare, and computers implementation for military purposes
mprofaca.cro.net /infowar.html   (311 words)

  
 IWS Psychological Operations (PsyOps) / Influence Operations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Psychological Operations - Planned operations to convey selected information and indicators to foreign audiences to influence their emotions, motives, objective reasoning, and ultimately the behavior of foreign governments, organizations, groups, and individuals.
New developments in Chinese strategic psychological warfare by Timothy L Thomas.
Information Warfare: An Air Force Policy for the Role of Public Affairs by Robin K. Crumm, June 1996
www.iwar.org.uk /psyops   (1670 words)

  
 The RMA Debate: Information Warfare
The Journal of Net-Centric Warfare, 05 December 2005.
Information Age Anthology, Vol II: National Security Implications of the Information Age (pdf 25 mb)
Intelligence Is the Long Pole in The Information Operations Tent
www.comw.org /rma/fulltext/infowar.html   (552 words)

  
 UNBSJ Ward Chipman Library Information Warfare   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Information Warfare and Ethics, M.J.Warren and W. Hutchinson, AiCE, 2000
Surviving Information Warfare Attacks, Sushil Jajodia, Paul Ammann, and Catherine D. McCollum, IEEE Computer, vol.
Information in Warfare, Volume 3, Technology for the United States Navy and Marine Corps, 2000-2035, Becoming a 21st-Century Force, National Academy of Science, 1997
www.unbsj.ca /library/subject/infowar.htm   (2247 words)

  
 A Guide to Information Warfare
My thesis deals with such questions as military technology, information revolution, strategy, information warfare, security, defence, deterrence, doctrine etc.
This means that I have to take my place, not as a soc.sc.
Information about job opportunities are more than welcome.
www.futurewar.net   (283 words)

  
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www.infowar.com   (198 words)

  
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