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OPM Data Breach Information

September 28, 2015

More than 25 million current, former, and prospective government employees and contractors were affected by two breaches at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), first reported in June 2015. The SECNAV website provides timely and accurate information regarding the nature and extent of the personal information compromised, the notification process, and actions that should be taken to minimize the risk to personnel.

Fast Fact

Donate to Your Favorite Charities through the Combined Federal Campaign

November 16, 2015

The Combined Federal Campaign's (CFC) mission is to promote and support philanthropy through an employee focused and effective program that provides federal employees with an opportunity to choose from many worthy charities that support those in need around the world. More...

Featured News

DoD ESI Commercial Software License Training Now Available Online and On-site

October 27, 2015

The Department of Defense Enterprise Software Initiative (DoD ESI) Commercial Software License Training is now available online and on-site for DON and DoD personnel. More...

Navy Expanding Use of Smartphones on Networks

October 22, 2015

The Navy is in the process of transitioning shore-based BlackBerry users to Apple and Android-based smartphones, with a scheduled completion date of January 31, 2016. More...

Register Now For DON IT Conference, West Coast 2016

October 13, 2015

Registration is now open for the DON IT Conference, West Coast 2016. It has been approved for February 17-18, 2016, and will be held at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, Ca. No conference fee will be assessed, but registration is required. More...

Nominations for DON IM/IT Excellence Awards Due Jan. 7, 2016

October 5, 2015

Nominations are now being accepted for the DON IM/IT Excellence Awards. Submissions are due by Jan. 7, 2016. The awards recognize the superior efforts of IM/IT projects, teams, and individuals in helping to transform the Navy and Marine Corps by applying innovative solutions to DON information technology. More...

Department of Navy Chief Information Officer

From the CIO
Rob Foster, DON CIO

Strengthening Cybersecurity Awareness

by Rob Foster - October 29, 2015

While October was designated as National Cybersecurity Awareness month it is always an opportune time to address what the Department is doing to strengthen our security posture as well as reinforce the importance of practicing the utmost care whenever we use a government computer and access a government network. More...

Privacy Tip

How to Protect Yourself from Medical Identity Theft

by DON CIO Privacy Team - August 21, 2015

The theft of Personally Identifiable Information (PII) from major retailers, financial institutions and the Federal Government has impacted large segments of the population and made headline news. More insidious and with profound consequences for patients, insurance and health care providers, is the theft of medical data. More...

Featured CHIPS Articles

10/01/15 Comprehensive Identity Theft Support Provided by the DONCEAP
10/01/15 Department of the Navy Finalists for the 2015 FedScoop 50
Scott Hargate 
10/01/15 Identity Fraud Committed by One of Our Own
Steve Muck, Department of the Navy privacy lead 
10/01/15 Q&A with Mr. Rob Foster
CHIPS Magazine 
10/01/15 The Future Landscape of Spectrum Technology
Arthur R. DeLeon, Federal Spectrum Policy Lead for the Department of the Navy