Information Warfare (Social Media Intelligence)
This course explores the expansion of information warfare across the United States, used as a weapon by the country's adversaries (homeland and abroad). Emphasis placed on modern information warfare and current events (Elections, Social Justice, and the spread of Misinformation). Introduce the student to the basic concepts of information operations and information warfare with examples from history and current day events. Understanding psychology of disinformation, social media, and social capital is essential. Information warfare in the United States will be reviewed along with the strengths and weaknesses of its adversaries.