Department of Navy Chief Information Officer

From the CIO
Dr. Kelly E. Fletcher

Dr. Kelly E. Fletcher, Acting DON CIO

August 23, 2017

I am very pleased to address you as Acting Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer. Though I am sad to see Rob Foster go, I’m excited by the things that are happening here in DON information technology and the contributions IT will make to Navy and Marine Corps capabilities. As Mr. Foster wrote in this space recently, DON CIO and the Service CIOs have been hard at work on improving cybersecurity and the DON's data-driven capabilities; I will continue DON CIO's concentration in those areas.

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.

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Resources

Today's Predictions for Tomorrow's Internet

by Department of Homeland Security - October 16, 2017

Smart cities, connected devices, digitized records, as well as smart cars and homes have become a new reality, and your sensitive, personal information is the fuel that makes smart devices work. While there are tremendous benefits of this technology, it is critical to understand how to use these cutting-edge innovations in safe and secure ways.

Featured News

CNIC N9 GovCloud Project Selected as dig IT Award Finalist

October 17, 2017

Congratulations to the Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) Fleet and Family Readiness (N9) program for its selection as a finalist in the 2017 dig IT awards. The CNIC N9 GovCloud project was chosen from nearly 200 nominees across all levels of government. GCN's dig IT Awards celebrate discovery and innovation in government IT.

Register Now For West Coast DON IT Events

October 17, 2017

Registration is now open for the DON IT Conference, Data and Analytics Consortium, and Navy-Marine Corps Spectrum Summit, West Coast 2018. All three events have been approved and will be held at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, Ca.

Navy Uniform App Released

by Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs - October 4, 2017

Navy announced Oct. 4 the rollout of the "OPNAV Uniform" app for iOS and Android mobile devices to provide information on how and when to wear the Navy Working Uniform (NWU) Type III.

DON CIO Releases Data and Analytics Optimization Strategy

September 26, 2017

Publication of the Department of the Navy Strategy for Data and Analytics Optimization opened the department's discourse, discovery, learning, and transformation in the field of data and analytics. The strategy document describes what DON CIO will do in order to help the DON maintain its information edge by defining effective policies, generating innovative solutions with tangible values; and sharing lessons learned, best practices, data, and solutions. The success of those actions will rely heavily on community engagement, and DON CIO seeks broad support and participation.

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.