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Join Us at a 2017 DON IT Conference

by Robert Foster - January 27, 2017

I want to take this opportunity to encourage attendance at one of the 2017 DON IT conferences. These events, held twice each year, are highly successful at bringing together the Department’s Information Management and Information Technology professionals to learn about the latest initiatives, collaborate on lessons learned and best practices, interact with DON leadership, and attend sessions that support continuous learning.

TAGS: Audit Readiness, Awards, DADMS/DITPR-DON, DCC, ESI, KM, Privacy, Spectrum, Workforce

Tax-Related Identity Theft: Don't Be a Victim

January 26, 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.

TAGS: Privacy

DON IT Conference Schedule Now Available

January 17, 2017

The DON IT Conference, West Coast 2017 schedule is now available. The conference will be held Feb. 21-23, 2017, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, CA. Pre-registration is open, and will remain open until Feb. 10, or until the TAD limit is reached. On-site registration will be available for local attendees and those in San Diego on other business only.

TAGS: Cybersecurity, DADMS/DITPR-DON, DCC, ESI, KM, Privacy, RM, Spectrum

Basic Cybersecurity Tips to Keep Your Data Safe

January 12, 2017

When using a laptop at work and/or at home, you should be taking a few basic steps to keep your data safe and your system operational.

TAGS: Cybersecurity

CHIPS Magazine

CIWT Earns Highest Training Excellence Award

by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Taylor L. Jackson, Center for Information Warfare Training Public AffairsFebruary 17, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Workforce

Navy Announces Creation of New Personnel Web Portal

by Chief of Naval Personnel Public AffairsFebruary 17, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Workforce

America The Beautiful and Diverse

by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Charlotte C. Oliver, Defense Media ActivityFebruary 16, 2017

Celebrating African American History Month

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

U.S. Navy Engineer Wins ‘STEM Oscar’ at 2017 BEYA Awards Gala

by John Joyce, NSWC Dahlgren Division Corporate CommunicationsFebruary 16, 2017

TAGS: Awards, InfoSharing, Spectrum, Workforce

Marine Corps Stands Up Rapid Capabilities Office

by MCWL/FD Public AffairsFebruary 15, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

Mattis: U.S. Remains Committed to NATO as Alliance Transforms

by Cheryl Pellerin, Defense Media ActivityFebruary 15, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

Reserve Force Plays Integral Role in Exercise Solid Curtain-Citadel Shield

by Lt. Cmdr. Jennifer Womble, Commander, Navy Installations Command Public AffairsFebruary 14, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

US Navy Completes Review of Initial Survey Data from World War II Cruiser Wreck Site

by Naval History and Heritage Command, Communication and Outreach DivisionFebruary 14, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

DARPA Selects SSL as Commercial Partner for Revolutionary Goal of Servicing Satellites in GEO

by DARPA NewsFebruary 13, 2017

Public-private partnership to develop on-orbit robotic servicer that would radically lower the risk and cost of space operations

TAGS: Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

Future Pilots Make First Arrested Landings on Ike

by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Liam Antinori, USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) Public AffairsFebruary 13, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

Naval Astronaut Receives BEYA Award

by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jonathon Lockwood, Defense Media ActivityFebruary 13, 2017

TAGS: Awards, InfoSharing, Spectrum

FCC/C10F Celebrates Seven Years of Operations

by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class (SW/AW) Samuel R. SouvannasonFebruary 10, 2017

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Governance, IA, Infrastructure, NEN, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

Fleet Cyber Command/10th Fleet Announces 2016 Sea, Shore Sailors of the Year

by Mass Communications Specialist 2nd Class Samuel R. SouvannasonFebruary 10, 2017

TAGS: Awards, Cybersecurity, IA, NEN, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

IWTC Corry Station Students Restore Local Park

by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Taylor L. Jackson, Center for Information Warfare Training Public AffairsFebruary 10, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

Off-road, expeditionary all-terrain vehicles on their way to infantry Marines

by Mathuel Browne, MCSC Office of Public Affairs and CommunicationFebruary 10, 2017

TAGS: Spectrum, Telecommunications

RadioBio: What role does electromagnetic signaling have in biological systems?

by DARPA NewsFebruary 8, 2017

New program to explore insights for cluttered electromagnetic environments

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

FY17 Naval Innovation Advisory Council Update

by DON InnovationFebruary 7, 2017

Summary of studies: Does the DON need a Chief Data Officer?

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Data Strategy, InfoSharing, KM, Performance Measurement

CIWT Benefits from NETC E2E Training

by Naval Education and Training Command Public Affairs and Center for Information Warfare Training Public AffairsFebruary 6, 2017

TAGS: Cybersecurity, KM, Workforce

Navy COOL Announces Briefing Schedule

by Center for Information Warfare Training Public AffairsFebruary 6, 2017

TAGS: Cybersecurity, KM

Navy Decommissions "The Big E"

by MC2(SW) Kevin F. Johnson, COMNAVAIRLANT Public AffairsFebruary 6, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

New App Offers Culture, Language Tips

by Center for Information Warfare Training Public AffairsFebruary 6, 2017

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, KM, Telecommunications

NHHC Curators Preserve Enterprise Story

by Naval History and Heritage Command, Communication and Outreach DivisionFebruary 3, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

Unified Trident Exercise Wraps Up with Successful Integration of International Forces

by U.S. Naval Forces Central Command Public AffairsFebruary 3, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

Naval War College Launches Institute for Future Warfare Studies

by Daniel L. Kuester, U.S. Naval War College Public AffairsFebruary 2, 2017

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Data Strategy, InfoSharing, Spectrum, Workforce

Navy Launches Full Speed Ahead Training for 2017

by Chief of Naval Personnel Public AffairsFebruary 2, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

CIWT Announces Civilians of the Quarter

by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Taylor L. Jackson, Center for Information Warfare Training Public AffairsFebruary 1, 2017

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Enterprise Services, NEN

MCPON Giordano Visits NAVIFOR, Hosts Town Hall

by Lt. Cmdr. Megan Shutka, NAVIFOR Public AffairsFebruary 1, 2017

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, Spectrum, Workforce

Navy Celebrates 2017 African American/Black History Month

by Chief of Naval Personnel Public AffairsFebruary 1, 2017

TAGS: Civil Liberties, InfoSharing

CNP Discusses Sailor 2025 with Fleet Leaders in Newport

by Chief of Naval Personnel Public AffairsJanuary 31, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Workforce

NUWC Keyport Opens New Home for Unmanned Undersea Vehicles

by J Overton, Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Keyport Public AffairsJanuary 31, 2017

TAGS: Cybersecurity, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

Sound Off! The Navy, Hearing Protection and Mobile Devices

by Warren Duffie Jr., Office of Naval ResearchJanuary 31, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

The Spectrum Collaboration Challenge: Let the Games Begin!

by DARPA NewsJanuary 31, 2017

DARPA selects 30 teams for Phase 1 of a $3.75 million competition designed to greatly expand the amount of radio traffic that the electromagnetic spectrum can accommodate

TAGS: Cybersecurity, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Workforce

Small Cloud Points to Bright Future

by Brian Melanephy, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division Public AffairsJanuary 30, 2017

TAGS: Cloud, Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications

Leadership Development Framework Released

by Office of the Chief of Naval OperationsJanuary 26, 2017

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, Workforce

Newly Signed SECNAVINST Codifies Innovation Incentives Program

by DON InnovationJanuary 26, 2017

Nominations are due Jan. 31, 2017

TAGS: Awards, Cybersecurity, Enterprise Services, InfoSharing, NNE, Workforce

President Announces Navy Secretary Nominee

by White House News ReleaseJanuary 26, 2017

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Governance, InfoSharing, Workforce

IWT Recognizes Sailor and Instructors of the Quarter

by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Taylor L. Jackson, Center for Information Warfare Training Public AffairsJanuary 25, 2017

TAGS: Awards, InfoSharing, Workforce

Naval Oceanography Draws Crowd to First US Underwater Glider Workshop

by Jenni T. Ervin, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command Public AffairsJanuary 25, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

Navy Civilian Recognized for Human Resources Impact on Four NAVSEA Commands

by John Joyce, NSWC Dahlgren Division Corporate CommunicationsJanuary 25, 2017

TAGS: Awards, InfoSharing, Spectrum

New Financial Literacy App Preps Sailors for Blended Retirement Choices

by Chief of Naval Personnel Public AffairsJanuary 25, 2017

TAGS: Enterprise Services, InfoSharing

CSCS Educates Again at the SNA Symposium

by Kimberly M. Lansdale, Center for Surface Combat SystemsJanuary 24, 2017

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Workforce

IWTC Corry Station Instructors Volunteer at CyberThon

by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Taylor L. Jackson, Center for Information Warfare Training Public AffairsJanuary 24, 2017

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Workforce

Upgraded personal filter will deliver cleaner water for Marines on the go

by Marine Corps Systems Command Office of Public Affairs and CommunicationJanuary 24, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

Mattis Takes Oath as 26th Defense Secretary

by Jim Garamone, DoD News, Defense Media ActivityJanuary 23, 2017

TAGS: Compliance, Cybersecurity, InfoSharing

CNO Hosts All Hands Call — Tours Navy Electric Weapon and Cyber Warfare Engineering Facilities

by John Joyce, NSWC Dahlgren Division Corporate CommunicationsJanuary 20, 2017

Updated

TAGS: Cybersecurity, NEN, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Workforce

Inauguration Day About Resilience of American Institutions, Dunford Says

by Jim Garamone, DoD News, Defense Media ActivityJanuary 20, 2017

TAGS: Civil Liberties, Compliance, InfoSharing

Distance is No Obstacle to Gaining a Naval War College Diploma

by Ezra J. Elliott, U.S. Naval War College Public AffairsJanuary 19, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Workforce

IWTC Monterey Students Volunteer at Charity Golf Tournament

by Center for Information Warfare Training Public AffairsJanuary 19, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Workforce

MCSC Marine supports 58th presidential inauguration

by Marine Corps Systems Command Office of Public Affairs and CommunicationJanuary 19, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

BLAST: Greater Speed, Accuracy in Recognizing Brain Injury

by Warren Duffie Jr., Office of Naval ResearchJanuary 13, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

Open for Business: FACE Goes Live

by AIR-1.0 Public AffairsJanuary 13, 2017

Open architecture technical standards supported by Better Buying Power

TAGS: EA, Efficiencies, Investment Management, NEN, NNE, Open Source

SECNAV Presents High-Level Awards to Naval Special Warfare Commands

by Secretary of the Navy Public AffairsJanuary 13, 2017

TAGS: Awards, Spectrum

Military, Industry Talk Undersea Integration

by Krishna M. Jackson, Program Executive Office for Command, Control, Communications, Computers and IntelligenceJanuary 12, 2017

TAGS: Cybersecurity, NEN, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

SECNAV Addresses Fleet Growth, Innovation at SNA Symposium

by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Bill Dodge and Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Deven Leigh EllisJanuary 12, 2017

TAGS: GreenIT, InfoSharing, Spectrum, Workforce

CIWT Earns Retention Excellence Awards

by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Taylor L. Jackson, Center for Information Warfare Training Public AffairsJanuary 11, 2017

TAGS: Awards, Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

Navy Personnel Command Offers Live Chat Option

by Navy Personnel Command Public AffairsJanuary 11, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

Sharing Battlefield Information at Multiple Classification Levels via Mobile Handheld Devices

by DARPA NewsJanuary 11, 2017

DARPA to leverage new software and networking technology to vastly simplify secure data sharing among U.S. and coalition troops across mobile tactical networks

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, NEN, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

Surface Navy Association National Symposium Kicks Off

by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Charlotte C. OliverJanuary 11, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Workforce

Advisory Board Approves 11 DoD Innovation Recommendations

by Lisa Ferdinando, DoD News, Defense Media ActivityJanuary 10, 2017

TAGS: Cybersecurity, NEN, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

CIWT Launches CTM "A" School Pilot

by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Taylor L. Jackson, Center for Information Warfare Training Public AffairsJanuary 10, 2017

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Efficiencies, InfoSharing, Spectrum, Workforce

Former Secretary of Defense Dr. Robert Gates Offers First SGL of the Year

by MC1 Lewis HunsakerJanuary 10, 2017

Discusses global security challenges

TAGS: Cybersecurity, NEN, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

Networks of the Sea Enter Next Stage

by DARPA NewsJanuary 10, 2017

DARPA wraps up first phase of program developing temporary underwater fiber-optics communications networks to ensure connectivity when tactical networks are unavailable

TAGS: Cybersecurity, NEN, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

Setting World Endurance Record, Vanilla Aircraft Proves to be Anything but Plain

by DARPA NewsJanuary 10, 2017

Small diesel-powered unmanned airplane pushes the envelope for low-cost, long-range, persistent flight

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

EOD Marine battles enemy within; credits colleagues for saving his life

by Marine Corps Systems Command Office of Public Affairs and CommunicationJanuary 6, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

Tribute to SECNAV

by Navy New ServiceJanuary 6, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

Maritime Innovation

by Dean Emeritus Wayne P. Hughes, Jr.January 5, 2017

A Discussion with NPS Faculty and Students

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

The Corps Challenges Marines to Make Their Future

by U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Alexander MorrowJanuary 5, 2017

TAGS: Efficiencies, InfoSharing, Open Source, Spectrum, Wireless

Wet or Dry, R/V Sally Ride’s Labs Support ‘Super’ Science

by Warren Duffie Jr., Office of Naval ResearchJanuary 5, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications

Center for Information Warfare Training Announces Command Reorganization

by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Taylor L. Jackson, Center for Information Warfare Training Public AffairsJanuary 4, 2017

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Enterprise Services, NEN, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

The Important Role of Naval History to Honor the Past, Inspire the Future

by Sam Cox (Rear Adm. USN, Ret.), Director, Naval History and Heritage CommandJanuary 3, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

Announcing New Red Hat BPA for the Department of the Navy

by DoD ESI Navy Software Program Managers

TAGS: EA, ELA, Enterprise Services, ESI

Laser and Plasma Research Gets Boost at SSC Pacific

by Katherine Connor, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific staff writer

TAGS: NEN, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

Navy College Program App available for mobile devices

by Ed Barker, Naval Education and Training Professional Development Center Public Affairs

TAGS: NEN, PED, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

SLDCADA to remain as an approved DON time and attendance system

by Michelle Ku, PEO EIS Public Affairs

Application previously scheduled for retirement

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Enterprise Services, NEN, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

SSC Pacific: Fresh Talent, Groundbreaking Work, Innovative Labs

by Katherine Connor, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific staff writer

New robotics testing and integration site

TAGS: Cybersecurity, NEN, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

DARPA Provides Mobius Bionics LUKE Arms to Walter Reed

by DARPA NewsDecember 29, 2016

First production versions of groundbreaking upper-limb prostheses becoming available to military amputees

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

Wake Island – the Other Story of December 1941

by Commander Ryan Ahler, Director’s Action Group, Naval History and Heritage CommandDecember 29, 2016

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

ALIAS Pushes the Envelope on Aircraft Automation

by DARPA NewsDecember 28, 2016

Building on recent successes, program aims to enhance prototype’s ability to decrease pilot workload, respond to airborne difficulties, and adapt to different missions and aircraft types

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

Energy Projects Keep Us Powering On: A Look Back at 2016

by The Honorable Dennis V. McGinn, Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Energy, Installations & Environment)December 28, 2016

TAGS: GreenIT, InfoSharing, Spectrum

Enhanced Energy: ONR Global Seeks More Powerful Electronic Devices

by David Smalley, Office of Naval Research Public AffairsDecember 27, 2016

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Spectrum, Telecommunications

IW Instructors Recognized for Training Excellence

by Center for Information Warfare Training Public AffairsDecember 22, 2016

TAGS: Cybersecurity, KM, NEN, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

Navy Develops and Tests Maritime Autonomy in a Box

by Katherine Mapp, Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division Public AffairsDecember 22, 2016

TAGS: Cybersecurity, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

Navy Leaders Bring Back Rating Titles

by Chief of Naval Operations Public AffairsDecember 22, 2016

TAGS: InfoSharing, Workforce

6 Things to Know about Navy COOL

by Center for Information Warfare Training Public AffairsDecember 21, 2016

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, KM, Telecommunications, Workforce

Pentagon’s Newest Exhibit Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Vietnam War

by Amaani Lyle, DoD News, Defense Media ActivityDecember 21, 2016

TAGS: InfoSharing, KM