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Intelligence Requirements for Information Warfare: an Initial Assessment

Lorenzo Valeri - King's College

Apr 21, 1998

Abstract

Information Warfare has become an international buzz word. Recent activities by hackers has prompted the fear of a new, terrible threats to national security. Moreover, information warfare has become a subject widely studied in many universities in Europe as well as the United States. The goal of this presentation is to focus the attention on intelligence requirements for perfoming information warfare operations. The speaker will focus his ideas around complexity theory, strategic bombing strategies and experiences of high tech enterprises. The underline assumption of this presentation is that intelligence for performing offensive and defensive information warfare operations requires different approaches from past experiences and procedures and lessons can be learnt from high tech corporations and their productions processes and R&D operations.

About the Speaker

Lorenzo Valeri is a researcher at the
International Centre for Security Anlaysis , which is part of the Deparment of War Studies, King's College London, He is also a Phd candidate thanks to a EU-TMR scholarships. His main interestests are the impact of Internet and other on-line services on military and strategic thinking and non-military threats to national security.

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