The lessons of counterinsurgency have deeper implications for cyber conflict than previous research has identified. Two decades of experience in Iraq and Afghanistan provide insights into the cyber strategy of defending forward including treating major cybersecurity and technology companies as host-nation partners and focusing on winning the hearts and minds of global netizens.
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Jason Healey, "A Bizarre Pair: Counterinsurgency Lessons for Cyber Conflict," Parameters 50, no. 3 (2020), doi:10.55540/0031-1723.2676.