Where are the Cyber Warriors?
(See W. J. Toti, p. 13, July 2017 Proceedings)
Captain Toti begins with something he knows didn’t happen: President Roosevelt asking the CNO in 1939 what the CNO would do with the Navy’s submarine force in the event of war. The President knew about the uses of submarines from his eight years as Assistant Secretary of the Navy. If he had any question, it was about whether the Navy planned to wage unrestricted submarine warfare.
Captain Toti told that story for effect, and I agree with him. Not enough of us understand cybernetics to assess, let alone develop, alternative courses of action in a cybernetic conflict. The technology changes so fast that it outpaces even the best efforts to master it, and so even very intelligent people hesitate to come to grips with the technology.