Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Analysis Of Russia’s Five-Year War


This excellent essay by Aleksandr Sytin succinctly and coherently portrays the Russian leadership as effectively putting the country on a suicidal path.  I agree with his conclusions and am left with only one question.  Why?   Why would the Russian leadership isolate Russia from the world through thuggish aggression? Why would the Russian leadership oppress their people so… Continue reading Analysis Of Russia’s Five-Year War

Czech Republic · Czechia · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

BIS: Russia Buying Businesses In Czech Republic For Influence


The Czech Intelligence Service (BIS) notes Russian acquisitions of Czech companies are a part of Russia’s larger influence operations against the Czech Republic. Annual Report on Security Information Services for 2017 # Annual Report 2017#BIS Published: 3.12.2018 Annual Report on Security Information Services for 2017 Source: https://www.bis.cz/vyrocni-zpravy/vyrocni-zprava-bezpecnostni-informacni-sluzby-za-rok-2017-d85907e6.html

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Russia’s Long-Term Disinformation Plan For The Azov Sea


6 December 2018 | Disinformation Review, Top Story The moment when the disinformation campaign around the Azov Sea started was not when Russia seized three Ukrainian vessels and their crews after opening fire at them on November 25. In fact the campaign had been launched much earlier. More than a year ago, Russian media started publishing claims of… Continue reading Russia’s Long-Term Disinformation Plan For The Azov Sea

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · Ukraine

Putin must be punished – Ukraine’s President


Ukraine President Poroshenko’s OpEd from the NYT. </end editorial> 15:20, 7 December 2018 Author : Petro Poroshenko Russia can’t be allowed to get away with its brazen aggression against Ukraine. The West needs to act In 2014, for the first time in seven decades, a state sought to redraw Europe’s map by way of military… Continue reading Putin must be punished – Ukraine’s President

Cybersecurity · cyberwar · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Senator Mark R. Warner: A New Doctrine for Cyberwarfare & Information Operations


Recorded previously. </end editorial> Dec 7, 2018 10:30am to 12:00pm CNAS Washington, DC Join CNAS on Friday, December 7, at 10:30am for a keynote address by Vice Chairman of the Senate Select Intelligence Committee, Senator Mark R. Warner (D-VA), to discuss the need for a U.S. cyber doctrine in the face of growing threats from traditional cyber attacks… Continue reading Senator Mark R. Warner: A New Doctrine for Cyberwarfare & Information Operations

Cybersecurity · cyberwar · Information operations · Information Warfare

Preparing for Cyber Conflict – Case Studies of Cyber Command


DECEMBER 4, 2018 Piret Pernik This is the first publicly available comparative study of the military cyber organisations in five European countries: Estonia, Finland, Germany, the Netherlands, and Norway. The study examines strategic guidelines, political authorisation of international deployments, organisational set-up, the chain of command, and key functions of three categories of military cyberspace forces:… Continue reading Preparing for Cyber Conflict – Case Studies of Cyber Command

Disinformation · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

How the US lost the (dis)information war


One of the better overviews of the evolution of Russian Information Warfare in its current state.  Alisa Lockwood really names names and points fingers accurately.  Surkov is implied as the chief of Russian information warfare and I quite agree.  This work is fairly complete.  I disagree with only minor points, not worth mentioning,  </end editorial> How… Continue reading How the US lost the (dis)information war