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Data To Decisions For Cyberspace Operations, Steve Stone Dec 2015

Data To Decisions For Cyberspace Operations, Steve Stone

Military Cyber Affairs

In 2011, the United States (U.S.) Department of Defense (DOD) named cyberspace a new operational domain. The U.S. Cyber Command and the Military Services are working to make the cyberspace environment a suitable place for achieving national objectives and enabling military command and control (C2). To effectively conduct cyberspace operations, DOD requires data and analysis of the Mission, Network, and Adversary. However, the DOD’s current data processing and analysis capabilities do not meet mission needs within critical operational timelines. This paper presents a summary of the data processing and analytics necessary to effectively conduct cyberspace operations.


The Name Game As Blame Game: The Domodedovo Terrorist Bombing, Editor Jan 2011

The Name Game As Blame Game: The Domodedovo Terrorist Bombing, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the relevance of blame in the context of terrorism.


The Yemen Narrative: Cargo Cults And Cargo Security, Editor Nov 2010

The Yemen Narrative: Cargo Cults And Cargo Security, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author gives a psychological perspective on the security of aviation cargo shipments.


Cybersecurity: Growing Like Topsy!, Editor Oct 2010

Cybersecurity: Growing Like Topsy!, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses cybersecurity in an intelligence context – what it is, what it does to us, and the sudden (and somewhat unplanned) increase in financial support for the area.


Spot Off: The Gao Takes On The Tsa’S Behavior Detection Program, Editor May 2010

Spot Off: The Gao Takes On The Tsa’S Behavior Detection Program, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) has recently Issued Efforts to Validate TSA’s Passenger Screening Behavior Detection Program Underway, but Opportunities Exist to Strengthen Validation and Address Operational Problems (May 2010, GAO-10-763). This IBPP article will describe and comment on the main GAO findings and additional data on which the findings are based. The article will end with some basic challenges to behavior detection as a useful security measure.


Airports And Loci Of Aviation: Security Guidelines For Physical Design And Modification, Editor Nov 2003

Airports And Loci Of Aviation: Security Guidelines For Physical Design And Modification, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article provides guidelines for the design and modification of loci and aviation from a security perspective.


The Evaluation Of Aviation Security And Security Incidents, Editor Nov 2003

The Evaluation Of Aviation Security And Security Incidents, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes several difficulties in evaluating the efficacy of aviation security policies, programs, strategies, and tactics.


Motivation And Aviation As A Terrorism Target, Editor Nov 2003

Motivation And Aviation As A Terrorism Target, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes the content and dynamics of terrorist motivation towards targeting aviation.


Weapons On Aircraft And Aviation Security, Editor Oct 2003

Weapons On Aircraft And Aviation Security, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article presents Issues to consider in developing aviation security policy on the deployment and employment of weapons on aircraft by aircrew and air marshals.


Trends. Legislation, Bias, And The Funding Of Security Technology And Services, Editor Oct 2003

Trends. Legislation, Bias, And The Funding Of Security Technology And Services, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses the funding of security technologies and services, and the costs of potential bias in terms of legislation and procedures.


Biometric, Psychometric, And Sociometric Profiling, Editor Oct 2003

Biometric, Psychometric, And Sociometric Profiling, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article articulates basic Issues in developing security-based profiling technologies.


Intelligence Support For Aviation Security, Editor Oct 2003

Intelligence Support For Aviation Security, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes an introduction to and critique of intelligence support for aviation security.


Commentary On Philosophy And Aviation Security, Editor Sep 2003

Commentary On Philosophy And Aviation Security, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article outlines how the formal study of philosophy can be applied to aviation security, considering the merits of the inclusion of philosophers in the international working groups tasked with discerning and commenting on aviation security trends and their relevance for intelligence and security activities.


Special Article. Space Security In A World Of Security And Insecurity, Editor Jul 2003

Special Article. Space Security In A World Of Security And Insecurity, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article provides a theoretical analysis from which a space security expert could appreciate the complexity and richness of the space security challenge.


A History Of Space Security, Editor Jul 2003

A History Of Space Security, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article provides a conceptual infrastructure for thinking about the history of space security.


Cappsii: Caveats On Progress, Editor Jun 2003

Cappsii: Caveats On Progress, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article identifies potential security shortfalls even in the context of improvements in counterterrorist profiling.


Security Watch: No-Fly Zones And Flying Blind, Editor May 2003

Security Watch: No-Fly Zones And Flying Blind, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The article evaluates the gain in security from no-fly zones from a security perspective.


Trends. Aviation Security: Thinking About Capps, Capps Ii, And Beyond, Editor Apr 2003

Trends. Aviation Security: Thinking About Capps, Capps Ii, And Beyond, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses computer assisted passenger prescreening systems (CAPPS) and aviation security.


Trends. Terrorism, Behavioral Profiling, And Aviation Security, Editor Mar 2003

Trends. Terrorism, Behavioral Profiling, And Aviation Security, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses the quest to improve aviation security by identifying behavioral indicators for terrorism.


Trends. Thinking On Transportation Security, Editor Jan 2003

Trends. Thinking On Transportation Security, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses the necessity of gathering intelligence successfully to combat terrorism as it pertains to commerce.


Trends. War On Personality And Personality And War: Comments On Nass And Lee (2002), Editor Sep 2002

Trends. War On Personality And Personality And War: Comments On Nass And Lee (2002), Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses another article – Identity and deconstruction, by Clifford Nass and Kwan Min Yee – published in volume 3 (2002) of Archives of Psychiatry & Psychotherapy in which the authors demonstrate that people reliably attribute personality characteristics to computer-synthesized speech, exploring the ramifications in a political psychological context.


Trends. Aviation Security: Problems In Arguments Against Arming Pilots, Editor Sep 2002

Trends. Aviation Security: Problems In Arguments Against Arming Pilots, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This Trends article discusses a press release from the Violence Policy center, which strongly advocates against arming commercial airline pilots against terrorists.


Trends. Aviation Security I: Stopping Asking, Editor Sep 2002

Trends. Aviation Security I: Stopping Asking, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses the inclusion or exclusion of questions during airport security procedures.


Trends. Aviation Terrorism's Winning Hand, Editor Aug 2002

Trends. Aviation Terrorism's Winning Hand, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses aviation security, terrorism, and the psychology behind pilot motivations for opting out of flying members of the Israeli government to Israel.


Trends. Nuclear Power Plants And Homeland Security And Defense: The Views Of Representative Markey, Editor Mar 2002

Trends. Nuclear Power Plants And Homeland Security And Defense: The Views Of Representative Markey, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses US Representative Edward J. Markey, and his public discourse about the "safety and security of the nuclear power industry.


Human Technology And Terrorism: Implications For Aviation Security, Editor Sep 2001

Human Technology And Terrorism: Implications For Aviation Security, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes common human vulnerabilities when using technology to minimize aviation security threat.


Trends. The Ghost In The Machine: Is Bill Clinton Running Us Policy On China, Editor Apr 2001

Trends. The Ghost In The Machine: Is Bill Clinton Running Us Policy On China, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article discusses aviation safety and the continuity of use/misuse of words by U.S. administrations, regardless of political affiliation.


The Other Information Warfare: A Mind Full Of Macedonia, Editor Mar 2001

The Other Information Warfare: A Mind Full Of Macedonia, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article highlights ongoing aspects of psychological warfare in Macedonia between government and rebel forces.


Psychopolitical Dynamics Of Air Rage, Editor Jun 2000

Psychopolitical Dynamics Of Air Rage, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes two elements of the psychopolitical dynamics of air rage. The first comprises the rise of air rage as a labeling construct. The second comprises aspects of perceived power and social perception that seem to engender behavior labeled as air rage.


The Import Of Importing And Unnatural Acts: The Political Psychology Of Bioengineered Plants, Editor May 2000

The Import Of Importing And Unnatural Acts: The Political Psychology Of Bioengineered Plants, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes political psychological aspects of opposition to the importing of bioengineered plants.