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Register Now For East and West Coast DON IT Events

January 10, 2018

Registration is now open for the DON IT Conference, Data and Analytics Consortium, and Navy-Marine Corps Spectrum Summit, West Coast 2018, as well as the DON IT Conference, East Coast 2018. All events have been approved. The West Coat events will be held at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, Ca, and the DON IT Conference, East Coast 2018 will be held at the Hilton Norfolk the Main in Norfolk, VA.

The DON IT Conference, West Coast 2018 conference program is now available.

TAGS: Audit Readiness, Cybersecurity, DCC, ELA, KM, Privacy, RM, Spectrum

DON CIO Publishes Cyber Glossary

December 11, 2017

The DON Cyber Glossary was developed by OPNAV N2N6 and coordinated with the DON CIO and US Marine Corps C4 Cybersecurity directorates. This useful glossary provides valuable information and defines significant cybersecurity terminology.

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

Congratulations to the DON's DoD CIO Award Winners

December 1, 2017

Congratulations to the individuals and teams from the Department of the Navy who were honored by DoD CIO for IT and cyber excellence at a November 30 ceremony at the Pentagon.

TAGS: Awards, Cloud, Cybersecurity, DCC, KM

CHIPS Magazine

Marine Corps searches for new satellite communications system

by Kaitlin Kelly, MCSC Office of Public Affairs and CommunicationJanuary 18, 2018

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

What is SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic Doing in Space?

by Susan Piedfort, Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic Public AffairsJanuary 17, 2018

TAGS: Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

CIWT Det Goodfellow Holds Change of Charge

by Center for Information Warfare TrainingJanuary 16, 2018

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

NRL Tropical Cyclone Research Team Wins Unique AMS Award

by Daniel Parry, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Public AffairsJanuary 16, 2018

TAGS: Awards, Spectrum, Telecommunications

Partnerships Matter at IWTC Corry Station

by Center for Information Warfare TrainingJanuary 16, 2018

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

Revolutionizing U.S. Space Enterprise Command and Control

by DARPA NewsJanuary 16, 2018

Seeking rapid delivery and improved presentation of information

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

Thinkers Strategize in DoD’s Innovation Corps Boot Camp

by Lisa Ferdinando, DoD NewsJanuary 16, 2018

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing

Army pushing to get Secure Wi-Fi on battlefield to gain strategic edge over enemies

by Amy Walker, PEO C3T/PM, Tactical Network Public AffairsJanuary 12, 2018

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

DON Strategy and Innovation Newsletter Issue 06 - January 2018

by DON InnovationJanuary 12, 2018

Seed funding success stories and more

TAGS: InfoSharing, KM, Spectrum, Telecommunications

History of Innovation in the DON

by Sarandis Papadopoulos, Ph.D., Secretariat HistorianJanuary 12, 2018

Before Speed to Fleet: Innovating just in time

TAGS: InfoSharing, KM

U.S. Navy History and Week in Review

by Navy News ServiceJanuary 12, 2018

News you may have missed in America’s Navy this past week

TAGS: Awards, Civil Liberties, Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, Spectrum, Workforce

Making Network-Connected Systems Less Vulnerable

by CHIPS MagazineJanuary 11, 2018

DARPA aims its sights on expansive attack surface of commodity off-the-shelf devices

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Governance, InfoSharing, Infrastructure, Spectrum, Telecommunications

Naval Warfare, Cross-Domain Integration Panels Highlight Day Two at SNA National Symposium

by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Petty Officer Brianna L. BowensJanuary 11, 2018

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

30th Annual Surface Navy Association National Symposium Kicks Off

by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brianna L. BowensJanuary 10, 2018

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications

Attention Sailors: INSURV's Newsletter Provides Tips and Inspection Insights

by INSURV's Knowledge Management OfficerJanuary 10, 2018

TAGS: InfoSharing, KM, Spectrum

CODE Advances Collaborative Autonomy for Unmanned Aerial Systems

by CHIPS MagazineJanuary 9, 2018

Upgrading legacy unmanned aircraft, enabling collaboration with minimal supervision

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Workforce

Naval War College Museum Exhibit — To Win or Lose All

by Rob Doane, Curator, Naval War College Museum, Naval History and Heritage CommandJanuary 5, 2018

TAGS: Spectrum

NRL Improves Optical Efficiency in Nanophotonic Devices

by Daniel Parry, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Public AffairsJanuary 5, 2018

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

The iLab

by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Robert R. Sanchez, Defense Media ActivityJanuary 5, 2018

Where Sailors and innovation meet

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

NAVADMIN 309/17: Additive Manufacturing — A Challenge for Every Sailor

by Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John RichardsonJanuary 3, 2018

Integrating AM into all aspects of naval operations will lead to a stronger, smarter, more agile, and more innovative fighting force

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications

New tools map safer routes from shore to inland objectives

by David VergunJanuary 2, 2018

Army, Navy Labs work to defeat A2AD threats in littorals

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

Thinking outside the box

by Master Sgt. Christine Polvorosa, 3rd Marine Aircraft WingJanuary 2, 2018

TAGS: InfoSharing, KM, Spectrum, Telecommunications

The Navy’s Tradition of the New Year’s Day Deck Log

by Brian Shottenkirk, Ph.D, Deputy, Histories Branch with Assistance From Karolina Lewandowska, M.A., M.L.I.S., Archives Branch, Naval History and Heritage CommandDecember 29, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

Defense Department to Move to Cloud Computing

by Terri Moon Cronk, Defense Media ActivityDecember 22, 2017

TAGS: Cloud, Cybersecurity, Efficiencies, InfoSharing, RM, Workforce

Training IT Initiatives Focus on Modernization

by Naval Education and Training Command Public AffairsDecember 22, 2017

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

U.S. Navy History and Week in Review

by Navy News ServiceDecember 22, 2017

News you may have missed in America’s Navy this past week

TAGS: Awards, InfoSharing, Spectrum

NATO establishes its 25th Centre of Excellence

by Allied Command Transformation Public AffairsDecember 21, 2017

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Governance, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

The 2017 Chiefs of Transformation Conference

by Allied Command Transformation Public AffairsDecember 21, 2017

NATO: “Prepare for Tomorrow, Share the Future”

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Governance, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

Army partners with Marine Corps on 3-D printed drones

by David McNally, ARL Public AffairsDecember 20, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications

Fleet Cyber Command/10th Fleet Announces 2017 Sailors of the Year

by CTN2 Winter Griffith, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. Tenth Fleet Public AffairsDecember 20, 2017

TAGS: Awards, Cybersecurity, Workforce

Ghosts of Holidays Past

by CHIPS MagazineDecember 20, 2017

A look at how the Navy celebrated the holidays through the years

TAGS: InfoSharing

‘Tis the season for identity fraud

by CHIPS MagazineDecember 19, 2017

FTC offers advice for your protection

TAGS: Cybersecurity, PED, Privacy, Social Media, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

Cyber operations Airmen 'Hack the Air Force'

by Trevor Tiernan, 24th Air Force Public AffairsDecember 19, 2017

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

South Carolina Governor Awards SSC Atlantic Employee

by Susan Piedfort, SSC Atlantic Public AffairsDecember 19, 2017

TAGS: Awards, InfoSharing, Spectrum, Workforce

DARPA’s Software Defined Radio Hackfest Creates Solutions for Spectrum Challenges

by DARPA NewsDecember 18, 2017

SDR community answers call to explore interplay of radio and drone technology during weeklong event

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

Army Cybersecurity Scorecard Team wins DoD Innovation, Modernization in IT Award

by Col. Joseph Papenfus, Current Operations Division Chief, Army CIO G-6December 15, 2017

TAGS: Awards, Cybersecurity, Workforce

Getting youth excited about cyber good for everyone, experts say

by David Vergun, Army News ServiceDecember 15, 2017

TAGS: Cybersecurity, KM, Workforce

Newest InfoDOMAIN, online magazine of Naval Information Forces, published

by George D. Bieber, Editor in Chief "InfoDOMAIN" / PA Specialist NAVIFORDecember 15, 2017

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, Workforce

U.S. Navy History and Week in Review

by Navy News ServiceDecember 15, 2017

News you may have missed in America’s Navy this past week

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Workforce

DISA cloud symposium provides outline for cloud adoption process

by DISA NewsDecember 14, 2017

DISA Vice Director Rear Adm. Norton touts DISA's cloud experience

TAGS: Cloud, Cybersecurity, Data Strategy, DCC, IA, Telecommunications

Writing Cybersecurity Position Descriptions for the Greatest Impact

by CHIPS MagazineDecember 14, 2017

NICE to host webinar January 17

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, KM, Workforce

NRL Updates Tropical Cyclone Weather Predicting Model

by Victor Chen, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Public AffairsDecember 13, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Workforce

NUWC Division Newport employees attend RI Women in Science and Engineering inaugural event

by NUWC Division Newport Public AffairsDecember 13, 2017

Ensuring strong pipeline of women entering science and technology workforce

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

Students Bring Robotics to U.S. Naval War College

by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jess Lewis, U.S. Naval War College Public AffairsDecember 13, 2017

TAGS: Spectrum, Workforce

FTC, FCC Outline Agreement to Coordinate Online Consumer Protection Efforts Following Adoption of the Restoring Internet Freedom Order

by FTC NewsDecember 12, 2017

Federal agencies intend to sign Memorandum of Understanding to allocate enforcement responsibilities

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Governance, Governance, PED, Social Media, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

Marine Corps fields ‘game changer’ biometric data collection system

by Kaitlin Kelly, MCSC Office of Public Affairs and CommunicationDecember 12, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Workforce

NIST Hosts Cybersecurity Framework Webcast

by CHIPS MagazineDecember 12, 2017

Cybersecurity Framework 101 and Update Dec. 20

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

Black Knights Squeak Past Midshipmen in Army-Navy Game

by Jim Garamone, DoD NewsDecember 11, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, Social Media

NRL Researchers Advance Fleet Weather Predictions Through Innovation, Collaboration

by Raeanna Morgan, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Public AffairsDecember 11, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications

Ocean of Things Aims to Expand Maritime Awareness across Open Seas

by DARPA NewsDecember 11, 2017

DARPA envisions ocean-based “internet of things” made of small, low-cost floating sensors

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Data Strategy, Spectrum, Telecommunications

DoD Cyber Advisor Stresses Developing the Human Capital to Counter Adversaries

by Christine June, George C. Marshall European Center for Security StudiesDecember 8, 2017

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Enterprise Services, Spectrum, Standards, Telecommunications, Wireless

Navy to Launch New Branding Campaign, Tagline at Army-Navy Game

by Petty Officer 3rd Class Kyle Hafer, Navy Recruiting CommandDecember 8, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, Social Media

U.S. Navy History and Week in Review

by Navy News ServiceDecember 8, 2017

News you may have missed in America’s Navy this past week

TAGS: Awards, InfoSharing, Spectrum, Workforce

Army to direct commission cyber officers

by David Vergun, Army News ServiceDecember 7, 2017

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

Army-Navy Swap: Rivals to Friends

by Joseph LacdanDecember 7, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, Workforce

VCNO calls for holodeck-like training tech

by NAVAIR HeadquartersDecember 7, 2017

Technology for improved live-virtual-constructive training

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Enterprise Services, InfoSharing, KM, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Workforce

4 Changes You Need to Know about My Navy Portal

by Naval Education and Training CommandDecember 6, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Workforce

PACFLT Uses Data Analysis to Improve Operational Readiness

by Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet Warfighting Assessment and ReadinessDecember 6, 2017

TAGS: Data Strategy, Spectrum, Telecommunications

DHS says "If You See Something, Say Something”

by CHIPS MagazineDecember 5, 2017

Be alert at seasonal events and in your everyday activities

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, Social Media

My Navy Portal Receives Department of Defense Chief Information Officer Award

by Sea Warrior Program (PEO EIS PMW 240) Public AffairsDecember 5, 2017

TAGS: Awards, RM, Spectrum, Workforce

CIWT Recognizes Civilians of the Quarter

by Petty Officer 2nd Class Taylor L. Jackson, Center for Information Warfare TrainingDecember 4, 2017

TAGS: Awards, Cybersecurity, Workforce

Navy Information Operations Command Whidbey Island Receives AOC Outstanding Unit Award

by Cryptologic Technician (Collection) 2nd Class Amanda Respicio and Lieutenant Anastasia Novosyolovablatt, NIOC Whidbey Island Public AffairsDecember 4, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Workforce

Through Thick and Thin: U.S. Marines and Sailors have each other’s backs since 1775

by Lance Cpl. Andy Martinez, 1st Marine Aircraft WingDecember 4, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, KM, Spectrum, Telecommunications

American Indian Civil War General Honored at Dahlgren’s Dual Observance

by John Joyce, NSWC Dahlgren Division Corporate CommunicationsDecember 1, 2017

TAGS: Civil Liberties, InfoSharing, KM

Continental Lt. John Paul Jones raised 1st American flag over U.S. vessel

by Naval History and Heritage CommandDecember 1, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, KM

U.S. Navy History and Week in Review

by Navy News ServiceDecember 1, 2017

News you may have missed in America’s Navy this past week

TAGS: Awards, InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Workforce

U.S. Navy Weather Radars Support Hurricane Relief Efforts

by Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command Public AffairsDecember 1, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications

Army Sensors Can Now Detect Aircraft Damage As It Happens

by T’Jae Ellis, Army Research Laboratory Public AffairsNovember 30, 2017

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Spectrum, Telecommunications

Need Help Securing Unclassified Government Info?

by NIST NewsNovember 29, 2017

New NIST publication aims to help contractors comply with DoD’s controlled info regulations

TAGS: Cybersecurity, IA, PKI

What led you to a cybersecurity career?

by NSA NewsNovember 29, 2017

NSA employee and former Marine explains why he relishes the challenges

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

Are you ready for the Army-Navy Game!

by CHIPS MagazineNovember 28, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, PED, Social Media

Suffolk Commands Celebrate National American Indian Heritage Month

by George D. Bieber, NAVIFOR Public AffairsNovember 28, 2017

TAGS: Civil Liberties, InfoSharing, Spectrum

Tactical Advancements for the Next Generation

by DON InnovationNovember 28, 2017

PEO IWS hyper-collaborative process solves complex warfighter challenges

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Data Strategy, Enterprise Services, NEN, Spectrum, Telecommunications

A Layer of Defense watching the Sky

by Sgt. 1st Class Claudio TejadaNovember 27, 2017

Army Navy AN/TPY-2 air surveillance in the Pacific

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Spectrum, Telecommunications

IWTC Virginia Beach Welcomes Newest Information Warfare Officer Graduates

by Center for Information Warfare TrainingNovember 27, 2017

TAGS: Cybersecurity, KM, Workforce

SECNAV Visits "Amazing Grace" Deployed Crew on Thanksgiving

by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kristina Young, USS Hopper (DDG 70) Public AffairsNovember 27, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

To infinity and beyond: Space and Missile Defense Command leads Army into space

by Jason B. Cutshaw, USASMDC/ARSTRAT Public AffairsNovember 27, 2017

Army — one of the largest users of space and provider of space-based capabilities

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Workforce

Company-level water system just got better for devil dogs

by Kaitlin Kelly, Marine Corps Systems CommandNovember 22, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

DARPA Digging for Ideas to Revolutionize Subterranean Mapping and Navigation

by DARPA NewsNovember 22, 2017

RFI for novel systems and component technologies to disruptively augment military and civilian operations underground

TAGS: Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

Guess who’s coming to dinner?

by Naval History and Heritage CommandNovember 22, 2017

Navy Thanksgiving—A Sampling of Holiday Menus through the years

TAGS: InfoSharing, KM

NAVIFOR Holds Leadership Summit

by George D. Bieber, NAVIFOR Public AffairsNovember 22, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Workforce

SECNAV Tours With Industry Sailor Recognized for Top Science Innovation

by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Caine Storino, Navy Region Southeast Reserve Component Command, Jacksonville Public AffairsNovember 22, 2017

TAGS: Awards, InfoSharing, Spectrum, Workforce

What Does It Take to Make a Holiday Meal on Deployment?

by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Emily Johnston USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Public AffairsNovember 22, 2017

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

For Fleet and Force: Science Solutions, from Cyber to the Skies

by David Smalley, Office of Naval ResearchNovember 21, 2017

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, Spectrum, Workforce

Intelligence Community Launches “XTEND” Analytic Evaluation Challenge

by ODNI News ReleaseNovember 21, 2017

Prize up to $5,000 for Submissions Due by January 15, 2018

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Data Strategy, Spectrum, Telecommunications

Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division teams pioneer, learn lessons in Innovation Challenge 3

by NAWCAD Public AffairsNovember 21, 2017

Reducing the acquisition cycle and advancing technology

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Efficiencies, InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications

Program office begins fielding upgraded LAV Anti-Tank Weapon System to Marines

by Kaitlin Kelly, Marine Corps Systems Command Office of Public Affairs and CommunicationNovember 21, 2017

TAGS: Cybersecurity, NEN, Spectrum, Telecommunications

FRC East marks another F-35 milestone

by FRCE Public AffairsNovember 20, 2017

Step closer to IOC

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Spectrum, Telecommunications

Marshall Center Graduates Ready to Tackle Global Threats

by Christine June, George C. Marshall European Center for Security StudiesNovember 20, 2017

TAGS: Civil Liberties, Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, Privacy

Nature’s Silent Sentinels Could Help Detect Security Threats

by DARPA NewsNovember 20, 2017

New program envisions plants as discreet, self-sustaining sensors capable of reporting via remotely monitored, programmed responses to environmental stimuli

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

Navy History & Heritage Leader Recounts WWII Heroism of Native American Navy Commander

by Joe Navratil, Combat Direction Systems Activity Dam Neck Public AffairsNovember 20, 2017

TAGS: Civil Liberties, InfoSharing, Spectrum

SSC Pacific expands Fleet support operations - Updated

by Petty Officer 1st Class Charles White, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center PacificNovember 20, 2017

TAGS: Cybersecurity, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications

Bold Quest—because no nation fights alone

by Sharon Anderson, CHIPS senior editor

Coalition of the willing comes together for BQ17.2

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

Calculating Cyber-Dog Years

by U.S. Navy Capt. Ramberto "Rambo" U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa / U.S. 6th Fleet N6

TAGS: Cybersecurity, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Workforce

Defeating the "Insider Threat" — a Navy Priority

by Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare (OPNAV N2N6)

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Governance, IA, NEN, NNE, PED, Social Media, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Workforce

DON Enterprise Software Agreements

by DoD ESI Navy Software Program Managers

Discounted savings for DoD components, Intelligence Community

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Efficiencies, ELA, Enterprise Services, ESI, Governance, ITAM, Spectrum, Telecommunications

Get FIT for RMF

by Charles Hester and Carl Rice

TAGS: Cybersecurity, DIACAP, Governance, Governance, IA, NEN, NNE, Telecommunications

HACK the NAVY

by NAVSEA Warfare Centers Public Affairs

Public hacking event uses actual Navy data to address digital challenges

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

Resources for Developing a Cybersecurity Workforce

by Lt. Cassandra Pristas

Recommendations from an experienced cyber professional

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

What is SSC Atlantic doing in space?

by Susan Piedfort, SSC Atlantic Public Affairs

Making optimum use of space to enhance warfighting capability

TAGS: Cloud, Cybersecurity, Enterprise Services, IA, NEN, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications