The Journal of
Information Warfare

A primary subscription resource for professionals with an interest in Information Warfare. Access the latest thinking in Information Operations from the military, government, industry and educational perspective.


Information Operations and Cyber Warfare

The aim of the Journal is to provide a definitive publication that makes available the latest thinking and research in the critical area of information warfare, information operations, cyber crime and cyber warfare. It is published four times a year in traditional hard copy and in electronic format via this web site. The first full publication occurred in September 2001. It is the intention that this journal will present the very best and latest thinking in the information warfare and information operations arena.



  • Volume 14, Issue 2 Editorial

    April 2015 In April 2014, Peregrine collaborated on a special edition of the Journal of Information Warfare (JIW), with every article being written by a serving member of the National Security Agency (NSA) staff. Our staff worked closely with the Information Assurance Directorate (IAD) personnel during a six month period to bring together an exciting issue. Here is a quote ...

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  • The Future of Cyber Operations and Defense

    Abstract: National and economic security of most nations have become dependent on cyberspace. Protection of cyberspace will depend, in part, on successful cyber operations. Cyberspace is the domain in which these operations take place, and it is evolving rapidly, through increased use of virtualization and cloud services, ubiquitous mobility, and the integration of cyber systems into the physical world. To ...

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  • Changing the Future of Cyber-Situational Awareness

    Abstract: The proliferation of Internet of Things (IoT) devices will change the face of cyber situational awareness from one focused on centralizing and homogenizing data feeds to one struggling to identify triggers from inordinate amounts of data. IoT devices, anticipated to grow to 20-40 billion by 2020, will both increase the potential visibility and granularity of cyber situational awareness and ...

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  • The Need for Digital Identity in Cyberspace Operations

    Abstract: Digital identity is an online or networked identity in cyberspace for an individual, organization, or entity to uniquely describe a person or a thing and contains information about the entity’s relationships. A critical challenge in cybersecurity and cyberspace operations is knowing with whom or what one is defending. Currently, it can be difficult to accurately determine the identity of ...

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  • Volume 14, Issue 1 Editorial

    From the Editor The year 1995 was considered the start of the Revolution of Military of Affairs (RMA) in the United States and in the last two decades, much has changed with respect to Command and Control Warfare (C2W), Information Warfare (IW), Information Operations (IO), and now Cyber Warfare.  Unfortunately there are still significant issues that are unresolved including how ...

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  • Wild Predator Erratic Attacks versus Dynamic Defence

    Abstract: Attacks by lone gunmen in public places have been experienced in schools and universities around the world. These attacks are viewed as isolated acts by individuals with little or no connection to any political or ideological agenda. Additionally, these attackers are commonly seen as having little connection to each other. However, viewed from the perspective of tactics it is ...

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The Journal of Information Warfare is a primary, and rapidly expanding, source of cyber security research, thinking and insight.

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