Volume 8, Issue 2 Editorial

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AUGUST 2009

Welcome to the 23rd edition of the Journal of Information Warfare. As usual there are a variety of topics covered in the papers. In the first paper, Ramluckan and Niekerk explore the relationship between the media and terrorism. This is followed by Flaherty, who compares the difference between two and three dimensional tactics and their relevance to counter-terrorism. Then Ma investigates the use of Extended Evolutionary Games Theory and research into strategic information warfare. This issue closes with Sloggett and Sloggett giving their opinion on the changes in the narrative surrounding the ‘Global War on Terrorism’.

If you wish to contribute to JIW please send your papers to me. The instructions for formatting your papers can be found in the Notes to Authors section at:

http://www.jinfowar.com

Please remember that there are various types of papers; research papers and opinion papers.  Remember we are always looking for good quality papers.

Bill Hutchinson
w.hutchinson@ecu.edu.au


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Associate Professor, School of Management Information Systems Edith Cowan University,
Australia.

Professor Bill 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 was 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 has a PhD 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).

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