Analytic tools for information warfare

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Information warfare and system surety (tradeoffs between system functionality, security, safety, reliability, cost, usability) have many mechanisms in common. Sandia`s experience has shown that an information system must be assessed from a {ital system} perspective in order to adequately identify and mitigate the risks present in the system. While some tools are available to help in this work, the process is largely manual. An integrated, extensible set of assessment tools would help the surety analyst. This paper describes one approach to surety assessment used at Sandia, identifies the difficulties in this process, and proposes a set of features desirable in ... continued below

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Vandewart, R.L. & Craft, R.L. May 1, 1996.

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Information warfare and system surety (tradeoffs between system functionality, security, safety, reliability, cost, usability) have many mechanisms in common. Sandia`s experience has shown that an information system must be assessed from a {ital system} perspective in order to adequately identify and mitigate the risks present in the system. While some tools are available to help in this work, the process is largely manual. An integrated, extensible set of assessment tools would help the surety analyst. This paper describes one approach to surety assessment used at Sandia, identifies the difficulties in this process, and proposes a set of features desirable in an automated environment to support this process.

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  • 1996 command and control research and technology symposium, Monterey, CA (United States), 25-28 Jun 1996

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  • Other: DE96010856
  • Report No.: SAND--96-0484C
  • Report No.: CONF-9606170--2
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 231210
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc668483

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Vandewart, R.L. & Craft, R.L. Analytic tools for information warfare, article, May 1, 1996; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc668483/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.