Cyber Forces Training

Training Cyber Forces without Warfighting

ABSTRACT

Collective and individual training for military cyber operations poses challenges not faced by industry, academia, or other governmental areas. The warfighting mission comes with unique issues scarcely dealt with by the modern United States, such as foreign attacks taking place on United States’ infrastructure. As a result, there are limited existing processes to draw upon. Effective training is further hampered by lack of operational experience. This paper discusses the challenges of gaining experience in cyber operations, explores several avenues for obtaining real-world operational experience outside of warfare, and considers the applicability of those operational scenarios to training.

Journal of Information Warfare

The definitive publication for the best and latest research and analysis on information warfare, information operations, and cyber crime. Available in traditional hard copy or online.

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The definitive publication for the best and latest research and analysis on information warfare, information operations, and cyber crime. Available in traditional hard copy or online.

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