OMB Memo - September 21, 2011
This memo is designed to clarify the primary area of responsibility for agency chief information officers (CIOs) throughout the government, as identified in the 25 Point Implementation Plan to Reform Federal Information Technology Management. It discusses the changing role of agency CIOs away from just policymaking and infrastructure maintenance t
SECNAVINST 2400.2 - September 15, 2011
This instruction establishes policy and assigns responsibilities for reliable, safe and mission capable operations of all systems, equipment and subsystems within their intended operational electromagnetic environment. The electromagnetic environment is composed of all electromagnetic energy from known and unknown sources. This includes manmade emissions from communications equipment and systems, commercial systems, ...
DON CIO Memo - July 11, 2011
This memo directs the consolidation of the Department of the Navy's portal and web services into an integrated and centrally governed Navy Marine Corps Portal Environment (NMCP) to enhance an effective security posture and to ensure mission effectiveness, cost savings, interoperability and ease of use. It establishes the vision, goal, objectives and governance to be used to create the framework and enable the DON to ...
UNSECNAV Memo - May 13, 2011
The purpose of this memo is to establish a common enterprise approach between the functions of the DON CIO and the Navy and Marine Corps. This renewed approach is designed to strengthen the integration and success of the Department's IM, IT (to include national security systems) and cyberspace (excluding intel, attack and exploit), and information resource management operations, procurement and business processes.
DON CIO Memo - May 4, 2011
The DON Information Management/Information Technology/Cyberspace Campaign Plan for Fiscal Years 2011-2013 outlines the IM/IT/cyberspace and IRM priorities of the Department of the Navy for the next 24 months. Throughout this period, the DON will retain the flexibility to respond to emerging challenges and opportunities; therefore, the plan is a living document, which will incorporate feedback and updates as necessary.
UNSECNAV Memo - March 2, 2011
This charter establishes the Department of the Navy Information Enterprise Governance Board (IGB) as the Department's single, senior governance forum for information management, information technology (to include national security systems) and cyberspace, and information resources management matters. The IGB is empowered to function as both a decision-making and an advisory forum.
DON/AA Memo - March 8, 2011
Pursuant to the memo "Consideration of Costs in DoD Decision-Making" released by Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, effective Feb. 1, 2011, all military departments will use the tools available on OSD's Cost
Assessment and Program Evaluation (CAPE) website located at https://www.cape.osd.mil/costguidance to calculate costs associated with preparin
DON CIO Memo - December 27, 2010
This memo establishes Department of the Navy information technology/cyberspace policy and governance strategy to meet the long-term objectives of the Department's information management, IT/cyberspace and information resources management efficiency and effectiveness goals. The memo also outlines initial DON IT/cyberspace efficiency focus areas.
UNSECNAV Memo - December 9, 2010
This memo addresses information technology/cyberspace efficiency initiatives and realignment in the Department of the Navy. It underscores the challenge by the Secretary of Defense to think about the DON's approach to IT initiatives and to centralize and consolidate efforts where it makes sense. This memo directs the DON Chief Information Officer to take the lead for the Department for this endeavor, noting that it is a ...
DON Guidance - October 24, 2011
The DON Cyber/IT Workforce Strategic Plan FY 2010 - FY 2013 establishes the Department of the Navy's priorities for ensuring workforce excellence. It identifies the goals and objectives that will allow the DON to recruit, manage, develop, sustain and retain a talented workforce.
DoD Directive 3020.40 - February 7, 2011
This directive establishes policy and assigns responsibilities for the execution of roles assigned to the Department of Defense pursuant to Homeland Security Presidential Directive 7 and DoDD 5220.22, and ensures consistency with applicable provisions of the National Infrastructure Protection Plan and compliance with applicable provisions of part 29 of title 6, Code of Federal Regulations.
Federal CIO Council Guidance - September 23, 2009
The use of social media for federal services and interactions is growing tremendously, supported by initiatives from the administration, directives from government leaders, and demands from the public. This situation presents both opportunity and risk. Guidelines and recommendations for using social media technologies in a manner that minimizes the risk are analyzed and presented in this document.
This document is ...
DTG 022007Z SEP 09 - September 29, 2009
This Naval message announces publication of a new document intended to clarify the challenges and opportunities of the cyber domain. New technologies and global networks that serve as great enablers to global prosperity and security can also become great vulnerabilities. The Marine Corps must clarify its role in supporting DoD cyberspace efforts and determine its own optimum capabilities and capacities. This new ...
ASD(NII) Directive-Type Memorandum 08-027 - September 4, 2009
This Assistant Secretary of Defense (Networks and Information Integration) Directive-Type Memorandum
establishes policy for managing the security of unclassified Department of Defense information on non-DoD information systems. A list of frequently asked questions provides information and direction for implementation in the Department of the Navy.
DoD Memo - August 11, 2009
This memo directs the Department of Defense Chief Information Officer to present to the Secretary of Defense the threats and benefits, as well as policy and processes, to ensure the responsible and effective use of emerging Internet-based capabilities.
DON CIO Memo - July 8, 2009
This memorandum builds upon the Department of the Navy Enterprise Architecture Strategy Memo that was released on Feb. 18, 2009. This memo is part of a series of policy documents that articulate the DON strategy for development, management and use of the DON EA. Operational Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) shall comprise Communities of Practice (COP) that will provide and validate operational content within DON Segment
DON CIO Memo - June 29, 2009
This memorandum is part of a series of policy documents that articulate the DON strategy for development, management and use of the DON EA. As stated in this memo, DON CIO, Deputy DON CIO (Navy), Deputy DON CIO (USMC), Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition -- Chief System Engineer (ASN (RDA) CHSENG) will work together to create the following foundational elements:
DON EA Repository ...
DON CIO Memo - June 1, 2009
Enterprise interoperability across the Next Generation Enterprise Network (NGEN) is a critical component of ensuring that NGEN becomes the first step toward achieving the Naval Networking Environment (NNE) 2016 vision and strategy, of ubiquitous access to data and services across the Department of the Navy. This policy memo mandates the implementation of four critical initial enterprise interoperability capabilities as ...
DON Guidance - October 19, 2011
The purpose of the Department of the Navy Computer Network Defense (CND) Roadmap is to communicate the DON strategy for sustaining and improving CND now and in the future as the DON transitions to the Naval Networking Environment (NNE). In this age of network-centric warfare, computer and network technologies are diffused into virtually all military systems, and interconnected military units operate cohesively. CND is ...
Joint Memo - April 24, 2009
This memo announces the initial criteria for "green" IT energy efficiency and that a series of policy memoranda will be issued to outline specific plans and/or procedures as well as goals and standards to address objectives for electronic stewardship and energy savings of information technology, or green IT.
Additionally, it requires Command Information Officers within 45 days of the signature date of this memo to ...
SECNAVINST 3052.2 - April 2, 2009
This instruction establishes policies and responsibilities for the administration of cyberspace within the Department of the Navy.
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 ...
DoDM 3020.45, Volume 1 - February 7, 2011
This manual provides comprehensive procedures for implementation of a defense critical infrastructure (DCI) identification process across all the Department of Defense Components and defense infrastructure sectors using a mission-focused process that includes all DoD functions as described in DoDD 5100.1. All DCI assets will be designated as task critical assets, with a subset of this list being designated as defense ...
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 ...
DoDI 3020.45 - February 7, 2011
This instruction implements and establishes policy to manage the identification, prioritization, and assessment of defense critical infrastructure (DCI) as a comprehensive program. This program shall include the development of adaptive plans and procedures to mitigate risk, restore capability in the event of loss or degradation, support incident management, and protect DCI-related sensitive information.
February 16, 2012
The Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer spoke of the need to change requirements of the Department of Navy Cyber/IT workforce to stay competitive in the rapidly changing IT environment of today. During the DON IT Conference, Terry Halvorsen, DON CIO, spoke of his multidimensional approach to further professionalize the workforce through updating skill requirements, increasing coordination with DON business ...
by Victor Ecarma - October 26, 2011
In May 2011, the Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer released the DON Information Management/Information Technology/Cyberspace Campaign Plan for Fiscal Years 2011-2013. As stated in the campaign plan, "Fiscal realities in the Defense community today and in the anticipated future will not support our continued development and delivery of Information Management (IM), Information Technology (IT) and Information ...
by Lonnie Cowart, SPAWAR Public Affairs - October 12, 2011
CHARLESTON, S.C. –- SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic unveiled a new data center that will play a key role in consolidating more than 100 Navy data centers to increase effectiveness and efficiency to reduce costs while still meeting the Navy's security and operational requirements.
by Floyd Groce and Karen M. Davis - July 24, 2011
As all personnel within the Department of Defense and across the federal government are well aware, this is an era of increased budget scrutiny. However, with this scrutiny comes a new opportunity to assess and advance how DoD operates and to improve efficiency across a wide variety of business units and operations. As a significant budget item, the massive information technology infrastructure is no exception and offers ...
by Tom Kid & Mark Rossow - July 25, 2011
Naval installations have long been good neighbors with their surrounding communities. In fact, in many cases, Navy and Marine Corps bases, posts and training ranges limit some operations to preserve friendly relationships.
July 12, 2011
The Navy Marine Corps Portal (NMCP) Environment Strategy has been released, directing the consolidation of the Department of the Navy's portal and web services into an integrated and centrally governed environment. This effort is critical to enhancing an effective security posture and to ensure mission effectiveness, cost savings, interoperability and ease of use.
June 6, 2011
The Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer discussed the Department's work to become more effective and efficient in the information technology domain during the DON Information Technology Conference in Virginia Beach May 10-12.
May 6, 2011
The Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer published the DON Information Management/Information Technology/Cyberspace Campaign Plan for FY2011-2013, which outlines IM/IT/cyberspace priorities for the next 24 months.
by Terry Halvorsen - May 4, 2011
Why is the Department of the Navy aggressively pursuing information technology efficiencies? There are a number of contributing factors that led to the recent focus on efficiencies, but the primary catalyst is the realization by Department of Defense and DON leadership that from a fiscal perspective we cannot continue to do business the same old way, or it will adversely affect our ability to direct necessary resources ...
March 28, 2011
The Department of the Navy Information Enterprise Governance Board (IGB) was established March 1 to serve as the Department's single, senior information management, information technology/cybersecurity and information resources management (IRM) policy and governance forum. This executive board serves in both a decision-making and advisory capacity.
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 ...
July 15, 2010
The Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer has published the DON Cyber/IT Workforce Strategic Plan FY 2010-2013. This plan establishes the DON's priorities for ensuring workforce excellence. It identifies the goals and objectives that will allow the DON to recruit, manage, develop, sustain and retain a talented workforce.
July 8, 2010
To ensure continuous oversight and sustainment of the Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program, the Department of the Navy signed out a new instruction that further defines cybersecurity and information assurance workforce management and assigns compliance responsibilities.
by Tom Kidd - February 25, 2010
The electromagnetic spectrum is a critical enabler of the Department of the Navy's ability to communicate and operate in a global environment. Now more than ever before, deployed Sailors and Marines depend on the electromagnetic spectrum because it enables nearly all Navy and Marine Corps capabilities, including strategic command and control; tactical communications (airborne and ground); intelligence, surveillance and ...
September 14, 2009
The Department of Defense Enterprise Software Initiative was listed as one of the 10 most popular contracts by readers of Washington Technology, Federal Computer Week (FCW) and Government Computer News.
by DON CIO Privacy Team - August 31, 2009
This Privacy Tip is a summary of input received from information assurance personnel, security personnel and privacy officials from a variety of commands across the Department of the Navy and Joint Forces Command. The information is intended to represent best business practices and should not be considered DON policy, unless otherwise noted.
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.
May 8, 2009
The Department of the Navy Senior Information Assurance Officer (DON SIAO) recently signed the "Department of the Navy Computer Network Defense (CND) Roadmap."
May 4, 2009
To ensure Department of the Navy Information Management and Information Technology (IM/IT) policies fully support the needs of the warfighter and all levels of the supporting establishment, the DON Chief Information Officer has begun to pilot the use of the Intelink wiki (Intellipedia) as a tool to assist in the development of proposed updates to existing policy.
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.