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Recent News

Virtual Wargamers Needed to Help Solve the Navy's Data Dilemma

March 26, 2015

You are invited to play the Data Dilemma (dd) MMOWGLI (Massive Multiplayer Online Wargame Leveraging the Internet) game. Will you help determine how the DON should use data to drive mission success, fuel innovation, and adapt to the future?

Register Now for DON IT Conference, East Coast 2015

March 13, 2015

Registration is now open for the DON IT Conference, East Coast 2015. It has been approved for May 5-7, 2015, and will be held at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Md. No conference fee will be assessed, but registration is required. The DON IT Conference is typically held in fleet concentration areas on the West Coast and East Coast each year to minimize cross-country travel by participants. Additionally, conference sessions will be available via DCO.

PEO-EIS Innovation Cell Industry Day to be Held March 26

March 11, 2015

The Department of the Navy, Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS) will be hosting an "Innovation Cell Industry Day" on March 26, 2015 at the Sheraton Tysons Hotel in Tysons Corner, VA. This half-day industry day will launch the PEO EIS Innovation Cell industry engagement process. The launch kicks off at 8 a.m.

Defense Collaboration Services to Replace Defense Connect Online

February 24, 2015

The Defense Connect Online (DCO) service will be discontinued on June 24. It will be replaced by Defense Collaboration Services (DCS). In preparation for the deactivation of DCO, users are required to save local copies of mission critical data hosted on DCO no later than May 30.

DON CIO Congratulates Award Winners

February 20, 2015

The Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 DON IT Awards. ...

Department of Navy Chief Information Officer

From the CIO
Dr. Zangardi, Acting DON CIO

Streamlining Processes to Reduce Administrative Burden

by Dr. John Zangardi, Ph.D. - November 14, 2014

I am pleased to address you as Acting DON CIO after having been appointed to serve in that capacity on 24 Oct. Though the office has been aligned with the DUSN (M) organization, the DON CIO will continue to maintain a direct reporting relationship to the Secretary of the Navy on matters required by law, regulation, and policy. In addition to serving as Acting DON CIO, I will remain the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Information Operations, and Space (DASN C4I/IO and Space).

Privacy Tip

Customize Your Email to Make Signing/Encrypting Messages Easier

by DON CIO Privacy Team - February 20, 2015

The most commonly reported PII breach in the Department of the Navy is also one of the easiest breaches to prevent: failure to encrypt an email message containing personally identifiable information (PII). In August 2014, failure to encrypt email resulted in almost half of all PII breaches reported, impacting a significant number of DON personnel.

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