Department of Navy Chief Information Officer

From the CIO
Mr. Robert Foster, DON CIO

Enabling the Future Navy

by Robert Foster - July 20, 2017

There is no question that seapower is a central element of our nation’s physical security and economic well-being. The challenges to that security are great, complex, and growing at an exponential rate that cannot be countered with a Fleet the size we have or with the one that is now authorized. Yet, sheer numbers alone are not the answer. Our future Navy not only needs to be larger, but much more flexible and more technologically advanced.

Privacy Tip

Tax-Related Identity Theft: Don't Be a Victim

May 15, 2017

The threat of tax return identity theft remains a growing problem. Learn the signs of potential fraudulent activity, how to reduce your risk, and actions you can take if you become a victim of tax return related identity theft.

Fast Fact

Navy App Locker Released

March 29, 2017

Did you know the Navy App Locker app has been released?

The Navy App Locker is an app version of the U.S. Navy's associated website, and provides Navy Sailors, civilians, and family members a central location to view mobile applications, review detailed information about Navy-developed apps, and have streamlined access to their device's appropriate app store.

Featured News

DON IM/IT Excellence Awards Nominations Due Nov. 6

August 14, 2017

Nominations are now being accepted for the DON Information Management/Information Technology (IM/IT) Excellence Awards. The awards recognize the superior efforts of IM/IT projects, teams, and individuals in helping to transform DON information technology. Submissions are due by Nov. 6, 2017.

DON CIO Issues Memo on DON IT Capability Priorities

July 31, 2017

To achieve a unified position and focus on IT priorities, the DON Chief Information Officer has established a process to develop specific DON IT Capability Priorities for each Program Objective Memorandum (POM) cycle. The objective is to influence the Services' internal IT Capability prioritization processes towards a common set of capabilities and capability development goals.

DON IT 2017 Conferences: Question, Learn, Network, Innovate

by Sharon Anderson, CHIPS senior editor - May 26, 2017

Where do Department of the Navy Information Management and Information Technology professionals learn about the DON's latest IM/IT/cyberspace policies and projects — at a DON IT Conference, of course. Department of the Navy IT Conferences are the approved premier and authoritative events for all DON information technology users to learn about department policies regarding the acceptable use and security of DON IT assets.

DON IT Conference Presentations Available

May 24, 2017

Presentations given during the DON IT conference sessions held in Norfolk, VA, May 16-18, are now available by request to government civilian, military personnel, and DoD support contractors. Please submit your request by using the "Contact Us" link located in the DON CIO Information section.

DON CIO Awards Recognize Information Management and Information Technology Excellence

May 17, 2017

Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer Robert Foster has announced the selection of 13 individuals and teams to receive DON Information Management / Information Technology Excellence Awards for transforming the Navy and Marine Corps through information technology.