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The real cyber-battlefield is for “hearts and minds.” Our enemies are good at this as shown by Russian voter influence and ISIS propaganda. US efforts don’t appear to be nearly as successful. This session will explore the fragmentation between cyberspace operations and Psychological Operations (PSYOP).

Learning Objectives:
1: Understand the difference between cyberattacks and influence operations.
2: Learn why cyberspace operations with influence are combined to achieve operational objectives.
3: Gain a basic understanding of classic military strategy fundamentals.

Basic understanding of cyberattacks and defense. Some marketing knowledge would be helpful.