Archive Articles (2022)

By Brad E. Rhodes, Colonel, US Army Reserve

December 1, 2022

With the ubiquitous spread of internet connectivity, the influence of what our Reservists and National Guard members do through their Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA) responsibilities and their support to homeland emergency response can and will influence perception of the American people. What can planners and commanders do to seize the initiative through information operations during these actions? 

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By Paul F. Renda

November 21, 2022

What can we learn about the state of STEM education in the United States by comparing global metrics? 


By Josh Baughman

October 21, 2022

China is building training exercises in the metaverse in order to increase their training and future combat capabilities. 


By Morgan VanderLeest

August 19, 2022

Ransomware is an increasing threat to society, including against the United States’ critical infrastructure. At what point does the attack become an act of war instead of an unlawful act?

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By Tomas Pena

May 6, 2022

Defending assets in space from cyber attacks presents defenders with opposing truths similar to the those in the though exercise of Schrodinger's Cat. 

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By Amanda Lockwood, Melissa Sowerwine, and Doowan Lee  

May 4, 2022

Dramatic increases in Chinese Communist Party use of information warfare capabilities to influence great power competition necessitates new approaches to training  to counter those activities.

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By Mitchell Rubinstein  

April 25, 2022

If you're not doing DevSecOps, you are dead in the water. Adversaries in cyber are moving ever-faster and DoD cybersecurity practitioners must catchup. 

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By Andrew D. Stewart

April 21, 2022

Network operators face increasing pressure to move faster – often at the sacrifice of fundamental network architecture and security best practices. This challenge demands a cultural shift – requiring a DevOps mindset with a focus on network infrastructure – “DevOps for NetOps.”

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By Josh Baughman

March 31, 2022

What does the future of cognitive warfare and the metaverse hold? Recent PLA publications may provide some insight.  


By Christine Billingsley, MCPA COO

January 24, 2022

MCPA held its 2021 Board of Advisors Dinner Meeting for the 5th time in December 2021.