19th ICCRTS Cyber Operations Model for Multi-Domain Conflict

April, 2014
IDA document: D-5127
FFRDC: Systems and Analyses Center
Type: Documents
Division: Information Technology and Systems Division
Capabilities: Capability 1
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Cyberspace is now recognized as the fifth operational domain, and future military operations will both rely on, and—at least in part—be fought within, it. In addition, the dependency on cyberspace of the entire national critical infrastructure will continue to increase.

This paper proposes an analytic model for multi-domain cyber operations, which, coupled with a comprehensive cyber operation capability frame of reference, can serve as the basis for a solution architecture to provide the required automated decision support (ADS) capability. The benefits of such an ADS capability are highlighted in the context of selected scenarios for multi-domain operations, and an implementation plan is proposed and discussed.


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