Department of Navy Chief Information Officer

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).

Featured News

Ensuring Efficiencies in Spectrum Supportability Source Code Development

June 8, 2018

On June 5, 2018, Under Secretary Thomas Modly signed a memo establishing DON policy that spectrum related government developed source code shall be made available to internal DON organizations and other federal agencies in accordance with OMB M-16-21 ("Federal Source Code Policy: Achieving Efficiency, Transparency, and Innovation through Reusable and Open Source Software").

Full Operational Capability Certification of Spectrum Dependent Systems

June 8, 2018

On June 5, 2018, Under Secretary Modly signed a memo establishing that it is DON policy to request and record the full operational capabilities of Spectrum-Dependent Systems (SDS) during the spectrum certification process, enabling a full and accurate representation in spectrum certification databases.

Memo on Approvals and Waivers for Obligation of Funds for Data Servers and Data Centers Released

June 7, 2018

On May 31, 2018, DON OCIO released a new memo, "Approvals and Waivers for Obligation of Funds for Data Servers and Data Centers." The memo provides updated amplifying guidance on the DON's implementation of authority delegated by the DoD Chief Information Officer (DoD CIO) to the Military Department CIOs for the approval of all data server and data center related obligations. This memo cancels and replaces the DON CIO memo, "Approvals/Waivers for Obligation of Funds for Data Servers and Centers," of Sept. 1, 2015.

DON IT Conference Presentations Available

April 30, 2018

Presentations given during the DON IT conference sessions held in Norfolk, VA, April 23-25, are available by request to government civilian, military personnel, and DoD support contractors. Please submit your request by using the "Contact Us" link located in the DON CIO Information section

DON IT Community Recognizes IT Advances, Excellence and Professionalism in the Fleet

by Petty Officer 2nd Class Justin Yarborough, Navy Public Affairs Support Element East - April 27, 2018

Rear Adm. Danelle Barrett, Navy Cyber Security Division Director, and senior leaders from the Office of the Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer (DON CIO) awarded eight recipients for their work, drive and innovation that advanced the Navy and Marine Corps Information Technology (IT) communities during the DON IT Conference at The Main Hilton, April 24.