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Information Overmatch: How Information Dominance Will Win Our Nation’s Wars

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 12:10am
The advent of the Internet and the global interconnection of data has generated a path to oust combat overmatch as ‘the’ game changer. Instead, information dominance will be the characteristic that will win future wars. The organization that has the most relevant, timely, and actionable information will be victorious in battle, even against a combat overmatch force. Instead of seeking combat overmatch in our future investment strategies, we should be seeking a strategy that gives us Information Overmatch.

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Bandwidth Cascades: Escalation and Pathogen Models for Cyber Conflict Diffusion Peter J. Munson Wed, 06/19/2013 - 3:30am

Conventional and cyber conflict diffusion diverge on two points:  third-party intervention (escalation) and collateral damage (pathogen).  The findings raise questions regarding state neutrality, non-state actors, and authenticating attackers.