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Defence Connect Podcast Network

Nov 20, 2023

In this episode of the Cyber Uncut podcast, Major General (Ret’d) Dr Marcus Thompson, inaugural head of the Australian Defence Force’s Information Warfare Division, and Phil Tarrant unpack how information warfare is employed in the modern threat environment. 
  • The pair begin the podcast by analysing information operations surrounding the ongoing Israel-Hamas conflict and how information is harnessed to influence one’s adversaries to their will. 
  • They then examine how national power can be impacted through influence and military public affairs and how the magnitude of artificially generated content online can impact democracy. 
  • The pair wrap up the podcast by examining the geopolitical ramifications of the conflict.