DoD CIO Memo - February 21, 2013
This memo details the Department of Defense's goal to move towards compliance with the federal guidance through planned and budgeted technology refreshes and upgrades. In order for DoD to issue and utilize SHA-256 cards in accordance with federal requirements, it must first transition its IT infrastructure to support use of the SHA-256 algorithm.
DON CIO Memo - January 10, 2012
The purpose of this memo is to articulate the Department of the Navy expectations associated with ensuring that an acquisition is consistent with the Global Information Grid policies and architecture, as part of the Title 40/Clinger-Cohen Act confirmation process.
DON CIO Memo - July 1, 2011
This memo provides the Department of the Navy with execution guidance in response to Department of Defense (and Federal Government) direction to migrate to the use of a stronger cryptographic hash algorithm for network security (authentication activities including CAC logon and digital signatures).
OMB Memo - March 9, 2011
The president identified transparency, participation and collaboration as the principles of an open government, which requires that government information and data be accessible to all citizens. To ensure that persons with disabilities have equal access to their government, agencies must buy and use accessible electronic and information technology, as required by Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C ...
DON CIO Guidance Document - May 5, 2010
The Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer has updated the security control mapping document originally published in November 2009. DON CIO has collaborated with Assistant Secretary of Defense (Networks & Information Integration) (ASD (NII)) to further refine the mapping of the Department of Defense's current security controls to the new consolidated security controls in NIST SP 800-53, revision 3. In addition ...
DON CIO Memo - March 30, 2010
This memo is an update to the initial DON DODAF 2.0 Guidance, which was released March 2009. It provides implementation guidance on the DON requirements for compliance with DoDAF v2.0 and its underlying data model.
Enclosure 1 to the memo has been updated as of June 1, 2010.
DON CIO Guidance Document - November 18, 2009
Recently, the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) published Special Publication (SP) 800-53, revision 3, Recommended Security Controls for Federal Information Systems and Organizations, which provides a consolidated catalog of security controls. The Department of the Navy will continue using the DoDI 8500.2 as the authoritative source for security controls until otherwise specified. However, ...
MARADMIN 438/09 - August 4, 2009
This MARADMIN establishes policy and provides direction and procedures to correctly power off Marine Corps Enterprise Network (MCEN) workstations, laptops, monitors and local printers to meet energy reduction mandates.
DON CIO Memo - January 12, 2009
This memo promulgates policy defining the initial implementation and directs the use of the DON Enterprise Architecture (EA) Hierarchy. The DON EA Hierarchy provides a structure to relate the complete set of activities occurring within the DON. The hierarchy is a key component of the DON EA intended to provide a means for senior leaders to make informed decisions and relate activities and capabilities within the DON to ...
DON Strategy Document - April 10, 2008
A multidisciplinary team from across the Department of the Navy developed this document, which outlines our future vision for a robust and highly interconnected enterprise networking capability in the 2016 timeframe to fully support the needs of our warfighting and warfighting-support organizations and personnel. The vision and strategy outlined in this document shall be used as a guide for ensuring alignment of our ...
DTG 241518Z JAN 08 - January 25, 2008
This Naval message provides guidance governing the implementation of wireless local area network (WLAN) solutions using the IEEE 802.11 body of standards, commonly referred to as WiFi. The primary focus of this effort is unclassified wireless networking solutions.
OSD/NII/DCIO Memo - June 5, 2008
This strategy outlines how existing architectures will be linked and related to provide a comprehensive view of the Department of Defense enterprise, while allowing for autonomy of individual architectures. The federated approach is one that accommodates the delivery of an organization as large as DoD. Upon clicking the link, select "general public documents" in the "quick links section" of the webpage, then type in the ...
USD P&R Policy Memo - May 22, 2008
This memo establishes Department of Defense policy for the adoption and use of digital signature as a standard business practice for all Human Resources Management (HRM) and Compensation business processes that require a signature.
DoD CIO Memo - May 22, 2008
This memo provides direction to incorporate standard digital signature profiles into all applications, systems or processes that use digital signatures. This implementation will lead industry toward interoperable digital signature implementations.
July 7, 2011
The Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer released guidance directing the Department's migration to the use of a stronger cryptographic hash algorithm in data security authentication procedures such as CAC logon and digital signatures.
by Lynda Pierce - April 29, 2011
In the January-March 2011 issue of CHIPS, the Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer announced the DON CIO's role in addressing information technology/cyberspace efficiency initiatives and realignment in the Department of the Navy, in response to a memo released by the Under Secretary of the Navy Dec. 3, 2010. The Under Secretary directed the DON CIO to take the lead for this endeavor.
by Lynda Pierce - January 20, 2011
The Under Secretary of the Navy, The Honorable Robert O. Work, signed a memo, dated Dec. 3, 2010, addressing information technology (IT)/cyberspace efficiency initiatives and realignment in the Department of the Navy. The memo underscores the challenge from Secretary of Defense (SECDEF) Robert Gates to think about the DON's approach to IT initiatives and to centralize and consolidate efforts where it makes sense. Work ...
by Kimberly N. Brooks - May 17, 2010
The Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer has released updated DON DoD Architecture Framework (DoDAF) v2.0 Implementation Guidance. This guidance clarifies what it means to be compliant at the current time with the requirements of DoDAF v2.0, within the DON.
May 5, 2010
The Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer has updated the security control mapping document originally published in November 2009.
November 18, 2009
The Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer has developed a security control mapping document to support the transition to common security controls among the DON, the Department of Defense, the Intelligence Community (IC) and the rest of the Federal Government.
by Tom Kidd - August 19, 2009
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) Interdepartment Radio Advisory Committee (IRAC) recently approved an addition to the Manual of Regulations and Procedures for Federal Radio Frequency Management. The new paragraph, 8.2.47, enables federal and non-federal agencies to share radio systems. Navy and Marine Corps first responders may have an opportunity to dramatically expand their ...
by Mike Hernon, Ken Brennan and Shirley Dolengo - August 19, 2009
The year was 1978 – the Bee Gees' "Night Fever" ruled the charts; "Mork and Mindy" first hit the airwaves; and it cost 15 cents to mail a letter, which people did a lot then because almost no one had e-mail. That year also witnessed the drafting of a Department of the Navy telecommunications policy that remains in effect today.
August 7, 2009
The Department of Defense has recently published the DoD Information Systems Certification and Accreditation (C&A) Reciprocity Memo signed by the DoD Principal Accrediting Authorities - senior officials who represent the interests of the Global Information Grid Mission Areas for C&A.
April 17, 2008
The Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer released Enterprise Mobility 2008, which describes how the Department is assessing and adopting commercially available wireless products. It also highlights the strides made in making information available within the mobile environment.