CUSTOMERS AND CONTRACTS
COMBATING TERRORISM TECHNICAL SUPPORT OFFICE
NATIONAL TRAINING CENTER
DEFENSE MEDIA ACTIVITY
NATIONAL TRAINING CENTER, TRAINING SUPPORT CONTRACT
IDS replicates realistic social media environments specific to the training objectives of each rotation. Extracting relevant opensource intelligence and simulating real world battlefields, our warfighters are better prepared for the obstacles they will encounter when operational and cyber environments intersect. Content is flexible and customizable. Commanders provide their operational problem sets, then our social media replication is tailored to provideforce-on-force scenarios thataddresseach set.
COMBATING TERRORISM TECHNICAL SUPPORT OFFICE (CTTSO) SYNTHETIC INTERNET TRAINING ENVIRONMENT (SITE)
IDS has developed a sandbox training environment that emulates the key aspects of the complex challenges our warfighters confront on the battlefield. Our large scale training environment allows exercise designers, planners, and participants to realistically replicate the dynamic nature and unique impacts of online information, including social media. Utilizing SMEIR, our proprietary cyber training environment, IDS replicates the online environment in which methodologies and tools for collecting and analyzing necessary information can bepracticed and refined. Confined completely to the exercise environment, teams are allowed to train like they fight, without impacting the public.
JOINT RESERVE TRAINING CENTER
IDS provides specially trained open source intelligence (OSINT) expertise, creating a real world battlefield and social media replication. SMEIR provides our warfighters with realistic training, each rotation, building their capabilities in extracting relevant OSINT. Working with OPSGRP CEMA Cell, IDS coordinates and plans cyberspace effects in the exercises. This includes OPSFOR and population activity on simulated social media and other internet activity, ensuring MSEL/scenario development is accurately portrayed within the training.
DMA ONLINE SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER’S COURSE
IDS developed and launched a first-of-its-kind 80-hour enterprise wide web enabled course focused on Social Media Management Training and DoD social media compliance training. Work included creating an online course implementing course material, practical exercises, videos, vignettes and other interactive features.
USCYBERCOM, PSYOP IDIQ
Supported the 4th PSYOP Group in meeting education and training needs, providing academic activity and curriculum development, education and training programs, implementation and support of exercises, incorporation of cyberspace component within the exercise environment.
NATIONAL TRAINING CENTER,
IDS created the first replicated and realistic social media environment to conduct open source intelligence for each rotational RTU at NTC. populating a simulated closed-loop internet environment with RTU relevant social media content utilizing the Government network.