Aiding Understanding of a Contested Information Environment’s Effect on Operations

  • Michael W. Haas
  • Robert F. Mills
  • Michael R. Grimaila


The operations of government, industry, the military, academia, and even personal activity can be negatively affected by information attacks on and through cyberspace. Modeling and simulation can be used to increase the understanding of potential effects these attacks may generate and guide the development of contingency planning. The increased understanding and more comprehensive and focused contingency planning will enhance the ability of organizations to assure their operation or mission, when operating in a contested information environment. This enhanced mission assurance will increase the overall national security and the deterrence against the use of information attacks in the future. This chapter pulls these concepts together and develops requirements for modeling and simulation capabilities to enhance mission assurance.


Information Environment Joint Publication Simulation Capability Mission Operation Military Mission 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael W. Haas
    • 1
  • Robert F. Mills
    • 2
  • Michael R. Grimaila
    • 3
  1. 1.Human Effectiveness Directorate, 711th Human Performance WingAir Force Research LaboratoryWright-Patterson AFBUSA
  2. 2.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringAir Force Institute of TechnologyWright-Patterson AFBUSA
  3. 3.Department of Systems and Engineering ManagementAir Force Institute of TechnologyWright-Patterson AFBUSA

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