Strategic and Operational Issues in Cyberspace

May, 2021
IDA document: D-21551
FFRDC: Systems and Analyses Center
Type: Research Summary/Research Insights
Division: Information Technology and Systems Division
Margaret E. Myers See more authors
The military domains of land, sea, air, and space encompass physical dimensions, whereas cyberspace is an information environment. Familiar concepts do not fit neatly into thinking about cyberspace as a military operational domain. Policy makers may need to tailor or abandon traditionally held ideas. This summary highlights IDA research projects that have addressed the challenges of developing strategic and operational concepts in the unique domain of cyberspace.