Chief Editor Dr. Edwin "Leigh" Armistead is the president of Peregrine Technical Solutions, LLC, a certified 8(a) small business which focuses on information operations and cyber security. A retired Naval Officer, he earned his Ph.D. from Edith Cowan University with an emphasis on information operations and now serves as the editor of the Journal of Information Warfare, the programme director for ICIW, and a member of the Editorial Review Board for ECIW. He has published three books.

Assistant Editor Dr. William Hutchinson is now an honorary professor at the Security Research Institute at Edith Cowan University and an adjunct at Curtin University in the National Security department. He was formally the Foundation IBM Chair in Information Security, Director of SECAU (Security Research Centre), and coordinator of the Information Operations and Security programmes at Edith Cowan University, Western Australia. Bill was the co-founder of the Journal of Information Warfare. He initiated the Australian and New Zealand Systems Conference and the Australian Conference on Information Warfare. He has 33 years’ experience in information systems, systems thinking, influence operations and security in government, the oil and finance industries, and academia. He earned a Ph.D. from Murdoch University in systems methodologies and has published numerous journal papers as well as authoring two books. Bill is Chair of the West Australian chapter of the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS).

Technical Editor Dr. Diane Silver earned her bachelor's degree in English from Emory & Henry College, her master's degree in English from Radford University, and her Ph.D. in Medieval Literature from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. In 2013, after more than twenty years of teaching literature, composition, grammar, business communications, and technical writing at the college level, she joined the JIW staff as a technical writer and editor.

Technical Editor Dr. Marla Weitzman holds a bachelor's degree from Brandeis University, and both a master's degree and a Ph.D. in English Literature from the University of Virginia. She has taught at the college level for nearly thirty years and has amassed a distinguished record of service as an educator, administrator, and scholar.

Editorial and Technical Advisor Zachary Hubbard earned a master's degree in Military Art & Science from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. He is a former Information Warfare department head and master faculty member at the Joint Forces Staff College, a campus of the National Defense University. During his post-military career, he has worked in industry as an Information Warfare division manager, program manager, project manager, and technical writer for a variety of U.S. Department of Defense customers. He is a contributing author to two books on Information Warfare and has written numerous technical papers on Information Warfare and Information Operations.



Dr. Atif Ahmad - University of Melbourne
Dr. Helen Armstrong - Curtin University
Dr. Chris Bolan - Kinetic IT
Dr. Guy Duczynski - Edith Cowan University
Dr. Steve Furnell - Plymouth University
Mathew Henson
Dr. Cynthia Irvine - Naval Postgraduate School
Andy Jones
Dr. Andrew Liaropoulos - University of Piraeus
Mr. Juan Lopez - Applied Research Solutions
Dr. William Mahoney - University of Nebraska
Professor Jill Slay - University of New South Wales
Dr. Craig Valli - Edith Cowan University
Dr. Patricia Williams - Edith Cowan University


Dr. Corey Schou – Idaho State University
Dr. Matthew Warren – Deakin University
Dr. Brett van Nierkerk – University of KwaZulu-Natal

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