Soldiers receive training on emerging Cyber Electro-Magnetic Activity, or CEMA, capabilities during Cyber Blitz 19 on Aug. 28, 2019, at Aberdeen Proving Ground. (Photo by Edric Thompson/U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command)

The New Ways the Military Is Fighting Against Information Warfare Tactics

One of the clearest examples of how the military wants to defeat adversaries using information warfare is by publicly disclosing what those enemies have been doing and what capabilities they have.

Information warfare can be abstract, combining cyber, intelligence, electronic warfare, information operations, psychological operations or military deception as a way to influence the information environment or change the way an adversary think.

“At our level, the most important thing we can do is to be able to expose what an adversary is doing that we consider to be malign activity, in a way that allows that to be put in the information environment so that now more scrutiny can be applied to it,” Lt. Gen. Timothy Haugh, commander 16th Air Force, the Air Force’s newly established information warfare organization, told reporters during a media round table in late February.

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