Department of Navy Chief Information Officer

RDML Danelle Barrett

Cybersecurity in the Cloud

by RDML Danelle Barrett, USN, Navy Cyber Security Division Director, Office of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare (N2N6G) and DON Deputy CIO (Navy) - October 17, 2018

The Navy is committed to being “all in” on transforming operations and business processes to leverage cloud technologies across the information warfighting platform through to the tactical edge. The operational advantages to warfighting with cloud technologies vice legacy client/server models are far reaching and include the ability to use micro-web services across the enterprise, as articulated in the Compile to Combat in 24 Hours (C2C24) architecture, and to store authoritative data once and have them reused by many different systems in the context needed for speed and accuracy of decision making.

Privacy Tip

Renting a Car? Be Aware that Your PII May be at Risk

June 1, 2018

Wallet or purse, check; suitcase, check; briefcase, check; smartphone and charging cord, check; PII, huh? The last thing you should do before you step out of the rental car and return the keys to the customer service representative is make sure you have all of your valuables in hand, and that includes your personally identifiable information (PII).

Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Navy Public Affairs Cybersecurity Awareness Info

October 1, 2018

Visit the Navy Public Affairs’ Cybersecurity Awareness site for information which is updated each week.

Online Shopping

October 15, 2018

Hacks, data breaches, and cybercrimes have become increasingly commonplace. While the Department of the Navy has staff dedicated to keeping its networks secure, it is up to each of us to take steps to protect ourselves and reduce our cyber risks. Each week in October a cybersecurity awareness topic provided by the Pentagon Force Protection Agency’s Threat Intelligence Center is featured. This week’s topic is Online Shopping.

Featured News

SECNAV Instruction 2400.3 Recognizes the Electromagnetic Spectrum Environment as a Warfighting Battle Space

SECNAVINST 2400.3 - October 12, 2018

On 5 October 2018, Under Secretary of the Navy Thomas B. Modly signed SECNAV Instruction 2400.3, “Electromagnetic Battle Space,” recognizing the electromagnetic spectrum (EMS) environment as a warfighting battle space on par with sea, land, air, space, and cyber. This new SECNAV Instruction establishes Department of the Navy (DON) policy to take an enterprise approach to all activities necessary for DON EMS operations, and includes assigning DON roles and responsibilities for developing, implementing, managing, and evaluating Electromagnetic Battle Space (EMBS) programs, policies, procedures, and controls to enable DON superiority in the EMBS.

Register Now For the DON IT Conference, West Coast 2019

August 22, 2018

Registration is now open for the DON IT Conference, West Coast 2019, scheduled for Feb. 13-15, 2019, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, Ca.

Due Date for DON IM/IT Excellence Awards Nominations Extended to Nov 9

August 8, 2018

The due date for DON Information Management/Information Technology (IM/IT) Excellence Awards nominations has been extended to Nov 9, 2018. The awards recognize the superior efforts of IM/IT projects, teams, and individuals in helping to transform DON information technology.

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