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Your one source for IT news. This is a collection of articles on information technology, information management and cybersecurity from the DON CIO staff, CHIPS - the Department of the Navy's IT magazine - and industry publications.

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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

TAGS: Cybersecurity, DADMS/DITPR-DON, ESI, Investment Management, KM, Privacy, RM, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

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.

TAGS: Awards, CIO Authorities, FOIA, Privacy, Spectrum

A Restructured DON CIO, A New CMO

by Dr. Kelly E. Fletcher - April 16, 2018

It has been a great honor to serve as the Acting Department of Navy Chief Information Officer for the past eight months. Effective with his March 16 memo, the Under Secretary of the Navy restructured parts of the Secretariat, including the DON CIO. I want to expand upon what this new organizational structure will achieve.

TAGS: Audit Readiness, CIO Authorities, Data Strategy

DON IT Conference Schedule Updated - Pre-Registration Closed

April 10, 2018

The DON IT Conference, East Coast 2018 schedule has been updated. The conference will be held April 23-25, 2018, at the Hilton Norfolk The Main in Norfolk, VA. No conference fee will be assessed, but registration is required. Pre-registration is now closed. On-site registration will be available for support contractors and local, non-TAD government attendees only.

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

DON IT East Small Business Networking Opportunity

March 28, 2018

The DON IT Conference, East Coast 2018 scheduled for April 23-25, will include a Small Business Forum and Speed Networking session providing the opportunity for one-on-one discussions between small business companies and DON IT leaders. This small business focused session will be held on Monday, April 23, from 1:00 - 4:30 pm at the conference hotel, The Hilton Norfolk The Main, in the 4th floor Main Ballroom.

TAGS: Audit Readiness, Cybersecurity

CHIPS Magazine

SPAWAR-Mentored High School Robotics Team Wins Division Title at World Championship

by Elisha Gamboa, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command Public AffairsMay 22, 2018

TAGS: Spectrum, Workforce

Marine Corps wants new military ski systems with universal bindings

by Kaitlin Kelly, MCSC Office of Public Affairs and CommunicationMay 21, 2018

TAGS: Efficiencies, Spectrum

NAVSEA Leadership Says High-Velocity Learning Key to Expanding Advantage

by Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division Public AffairsMay 21, 2018

TAGS: IA, Spectrum, Workforce

U.S. Tenth Fleet: From Anti-Submarine Warfare to Cyber Operations

by Captain James H. Mills, Chief of Staff, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S Tenth FleetMay 21, 2018

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications

U.S. Navy History and Week in Review

by Navy News ServiceMay 18, 2018

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

TAGS: Awards, InfoSharing, Spectrum

US Naval Research Lab to Showcase Innovations at Military Invention Day

by Sarah Maxwell, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Public AffairsMay 18, 2018

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Workforce

Autonomous Helicopter Technology Wins Another Major Award

by Sierra Jones, Office of Naval ResearchMay 17, 2018

TAGS: Awards, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Workforce

Carderock Inventors Partner with Entrepreneurs and Students in Fed Tech Program

by Kelley Stirling, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock DivisionMay 16, 2018

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Workforce

The French Connection: CNO Observes Historic Combined Training Aboard USS George H.W. Bush

by Chief of Naval Operations Public Affairs CommunicationMay 16, 2018

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

NOAA Officer Takes Turn as Navy Oceanographer

by George Lammons, Naval Information Forces Public AffairsMay 15, 2018

TAGS: Spectrum, Telecommunications

SSC Atlantic Computer Scientist Named DON IT Rising Star of the Year

by Holly Carey, SSC Atlantic Public AffairsMay 15, 2018

TAGS: Awards, Spectrum, Workforce

Information Warfare Training Command Monterey Sailors Participate in Language Day

by Seaman Jill Patterson, Information Warfare Training Command MontereyMay 14, 2018

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

U.S. Navy History and Week in Review

by Navy News ServiceMay 14, 2018

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

TAGS: Civil Liberties, InfoSharing, Spectrum, Workforce

Under Secretary Explores Navy Training

by Naval Education and Training Command Public AffairsMay 11, 2018

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Workforce

CIWT's N9 Team Pivotal in Preparing Sailors for the Navy the Nation Needs

by Glenn Sircy, Center for Information Warfare TrainingMay 10, 2018

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, Spectrum, Workforce

History and Cyber Warfare for the Non-technician

by Army Capt. Jerome M. Althoff, 173rd Airborne Brigade, Communications OfficerMay 9, 2018

TAGS: CAC, Cloud, Cybersecurity, DAR, Data Strategy, Governance, Governance, IDManagement, Infrastructure, PED, Social Media, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

Marine Snipers get more lethal with Mk13 Sniper Rifle

by Kaitlin Kelly, Marine Corps Systems CommandMay 8, 2018

Aligning capabilities with MARSOC, NATO, U.S. Army and Special Operations Command

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications

Navy College Program Website Improves My Education Module

by Navy Voluntary Education and Naval Education and Training Professional Development Center Public AffairsMay 8, 2018

TAGS: IA, RM, Workforce

Security, the Cloud, and Artificial Intelligence

by Cryptologic Technician Networks Second Class Kenneth SchwabMay 7, 2018

NCDOC Mission Capabilities Manager Discusses the Future of Cyber Defense

TAGS: Cloud, Cybersecurity, Data Strategy, Efficiencies, Governance, Infrastructure, NNE, Telecommunications, Workforce

IWTC Monterey Changes Command

by Center for Information Warfare TrainingMay 4, 2018

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, NNE, Workforce

NRL Chesapeake Bay Detachment Shores-Up Environmental Improvements

by Daniel Parry, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Public AffairsMay 4, 2018

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

Atoms that hum

by CHIPS MagazineMay 3, 2018

An expanding cloud of atoms could offer insight into unanswered questions about the universe

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications

CIWT Cryptology Courses Undergo ACE Review

by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Taylor L. Jackson, Center for Information Warfare Training Public AffairsMay 3, 2018

TAGS: Cybersecurity, IA, Spectrum, Workforce

MCTSSA cyber pros talk tech during career day

by Sky M. Laron, Public Affairs Officer Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support ActivityMay 2, 2018

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, Spectrum, Workforce

Protecting privacy in big data analytics

by CHIPS MagazineMay 1, 2018

Take NIST’s ‘Unlinkable Data Challenge’

TAGS: Cybersecurity, IA, InfoSharing, Privacy

DARPA researchers demo highly precise, portable laser technology

by CHIPS MagazineApril 30, 2018

Fine-tuning radio frequency

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

Marines to receive more M27s

by MCSC Office of Public Affairs and CommunicationApril 30, 2018

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

U.S. Navy History and Week in Review

by Navy News ServiceApril 27, 2018

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

TAGS: Cybersecurity, IA, InfoSharing, Spectrum, Workforce

Norfolk NATO Festival — A celebration of our 29 international Allies

by Virginia Arts Festival Public AffairsApril 26, 2018

April 26 - 28, 2018

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Standards

NRL Researchers Push Nanoscience Boundaries to Lighten, Strengthen Warfighter Armor

by Raeanna Morgan, Naval Research Laboratory Public AffairsApril 26, 2018

TAGS: InfoSharing, Performance Measurement

ONR Global-Sponsored Researcher Wins Israel Prize

by Sierra Jones, Office of Naval ResearchApril 24, 2018

TAGS: Awards, Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, Workforce

Naval Oceanography Exhibits at Navy Week New Orleans

by Kaley Turfitt, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography CommandApril 23, 2018

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

NAVFAC Commander, Chief of Civil Engineers Talks Resourcing, Priorities at Sea-Air-Space 2018

by Scott Ghiringhelli, Naval Facilities Engineering Command Public AffairsApril 23, 2018

TAGS: Efficiencies, InfoSharing, Spectrum, Workforce

SSC Atlantic Cybersecurity Competition Challenges

by SSC Atlantic Public AffairsApril 20, 2018

TAGS: Awards, Cybersecurity, IA, Workforce

'Realm of the Possible’ Revealed by Multi-Mission Unmanned Surface Vehicle

by John Joyce, NSWC Dahlgren Division Corporate CommunicationsApril 19, 2018

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Workforce

CIWT's Finance Dept. Crucial in Delivering Trained IW Professionals

by Glenn Sircy, Center for Information Warfare TrainingApril 19, 2018

TAGS: Audit Readiness, Cybersecurity, Governance, NNE, RM, Workforce

Newest InfoDOMAIN, online magazine of Naval Information Forces, published

by George D. Bieber, Editor in Chief "InfoDOMAIN" / PA Specialist NAVIFORApril 19, 2018

TAGS: Cybersecurity, IA, Workforce

DARPA Marks Its 60th Anniversary with "D60 Symposium"

by DARPA NewsApril 18, 2018

September event will unfold as DARPA embarks on its seventh decade of defining and redefining the boundaries of technological capability to further the cause of national security

TAGS: IA, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Workforce

First-of-kind P-8A ground test saves $11.2 million, reduces schedule

by NAWCAD Public AffairsApril 18, 2018

Significant milestone for live virtual constructive testing

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Efficiencies, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

Information Warfare Commands Welcome DON SAPRO Performance Group

by George Bieber, NAVIFOR Public AffairsApril 18, 2018

TAGS: Workforce

Navy Cryptologic Technicians, Interactive On-Net Operators Receive Special Duty Assignment Pay

by Petty Officer 1st Class Samuel Souvannason, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. TENTH FleetApril 18, 2018

TAGS: Cybersecurity, NEN, NNE, Spectrum, Workforce

Army cyber officers compete for Best Ranger

by Bill Roche, Army Cyber Command Public AffairsApril 16, 2018

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

NIST’s 5G Antenna Research

by CHIPS MagazineApril 16, 2018

Moving to 100 times the data-carrying capacity of today’s cellphones

TAGS: Cybersecurity, NNE, PED, Social Media, Spectrum

NRL Meteorologist Presents New Wildfire Climate Research to Global Scientists

by Raeanna Morgan, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Public AffairsApril 13, 2018

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

NPS’ MOVES Institute Reflects on 30 Years of Virtual Reality

by Matthew Schehl, Naval Postgraduate SchoolApril 12, 2018

TAGS: InfoSharing, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

Business process reengineering efforts reforming Army enterprises

by David Vergun, Army News ServiceApril 11, 2018

Examining interaction between people, processes, technology and policy

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Efficiencies, Spectrum, Telecommunications

Retired Admiral Annie Andrews Inspires Audience at Navy Women's History Month Celebration

by John Joyce, Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren DivisionApril 11, 2018

TAGS: Civil Liberties, InfoSharing

DoD Official Highlights Value of Artificial Intelligence to Future Warfare

by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Chuck Broadway, DoD News,April 10, 2018

TAGS: Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

Introducing the 2018 Class of Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship

by CHIPS MagazineApril 9, 2018

Commemorating a scientist who overnight revolutionized the concept of war

TAGS: Awards, InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications

IWTG San Diego holds ribbon-cutting ceremony

by Ashley Nekoui, NAVIFOR West Public AffairsApril 6, 2018

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

Marine Corps Systems Command to showcase tech, innovation at Sea Air Space

by Kaitlin Kelly, MCSC Office of Public Affairs and CommunicationApril 6, 2018

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

Command Master Chief Dee Allen Reflects on Women’s History Month, Women in the Military

by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Samuel SouvannasonApril 5, 2018

TAGS: Civil Liberties, Workforce

Information Warfare Training Group Norfolk Open for Business

by Chief Warrant Officer 2 Thomas Bishop, IWTG Norfolk Public AffairsApril 5, 2018

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Workforce

NPS Students Teach CyberOps Fundamentals Through Gaming

by Matthew Schehl, Naval Postgraduate School Public AffairsApril 5, 2018

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, Workforce

CIWT's Training Department Forges Navy's Information Warriors

by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Taylor L. Jackson, Center for Information Warfare Training Public AffairsApril 4, 2018

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

IWTC Virginia Beach MTS Program Inspires Collaboration, Innovation

by Lt. Rita M. Johnson, Information Warfare Training Command Virginia Beach Public AffairsApril 4, 2018

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

OFFSET “Sprinters” to Pursue State-of-the-art Solutions for Second Swarm Sprint

by DARPA NewsApril 4, 2018

OFFSET seeks contributors for second “swarm sprint” to enhance swarm autonomy for heterogeneous swarm systems in urban environments

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Workforce

Commander of Cyber Strike Activity 63 Reflects on Her Career and Women’s History Month

by CTN2 Winter Griffith, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. TENTH FleetApril 3, 2018

TAGS: Civil Liberties, Workforce

Progress in Quest to Develop a Human Memory Prosthesis

by DARPA NewsApril 2, 2018

Researchers used patterned stimulation derived from patients’ own neural activity to facilitate encoding of episodic memories

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

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, Wireless

Flag Officers Visit CIWT, Observe and Discuss IW Training

by Glenn Sircy, Center for Information Warfare Training Public Affairs

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

Fleet Gathers for Discussion on Shore as an Information Warfare Platform

by Rita Boland, Program Executive Office Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence Public Affairs

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

How We Need to Prepare for a Global Cyber Pandemic

by Glenn S. Gerstell, NSA General Counsel

Recommendations by Glenn S. Gerstell, NSA General Counsel

TAGS: Civil Liberties, Cybersecurity, DAR, Governance, Governance, IA, IDManagement, InfoSharing, NEN, NNE, Privacy, Social Media, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

NAVIFOR Celebrates NIWDC’s First Year Anniversary

by George D. Bieber, NAVIFOR Public Affairs

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Spectrum, Workforce

NAVSUP Business Systems Center Drives Navy Reform

by Naval Supply Systems Command Business Systems Center Office of Corporate Communications

TAGS: Cloud, Cybersecurity, Efficiencies, IA, InfoSharing, Infrastructure, NEN, NNE, Performance Measurement

Need it fast? Marines can print it

by Kaitlin Kelly, MCSC Office of Public Affairs and Communication

TAGS: Efficiencies, InfoSharing, Telecommunications

NR&DE personnel swarm both coasts to take on machine learning

by NUWC Newport Division Public Affairs and SSC Pacific Public Affairs

Share, explore and collaborate

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Data Strategy, InfoSharing, NEN, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

Corps to assess boots at Parris Island

by Kaitlin Kelly, MCSC Office of Public Affairs and CommunicationMarch 30, 2018

TAGS: Spectrum

DoD Restructures its Acquisition, Technology, Logistics Organization

by Terri Moon Cronk, Defense Media ActivityMarch 30, 2018

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Strategy, Workforce

Navy Honors the Service of Vietnam War Veterans

by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Destiny Cheek, Naval History and Heritage CommandMarch 30, 2018

TAGS: Spectrum

Alene Duerk: Celebrating the 98th birthday of a Navy icon

by André B. Sobocinski, Historian, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and SurgeryMarch 29, 2018

TAGS: Civil Liberties, InfoSharing, Spectrum

Office of Naval Research Wants to Innovate at Startup Speed

by David Smalley, Office of Naval ResearchMarch 29, 2018

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Workforce

Probabilistic Forecasting: What it is and how it’s changing Fleet decision-making

by Kaley Turfitt, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography CommandMarch 29, 2018

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications

Indian Navy Chief Visits NSWC Dahlgren Division

by John Joyce, Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division Public AffairsMarch 28, 2018

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications

CIWT and IWTC Corry Station Leaders Mentor, Inspire Youth on the Diamond

by Glenn Sircy, Center for Information Warfare TrainingMarch 26, 2018

TAGS: InfoSharing, Workforce

IWTC Monterey Language Students Experience VQ-1 Static Display

by Center for Information Warfare TrainingMarch 26, 2018

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, Workforce

MCTSSA ‘good guys’ hack LAV cyber system

by Sky M. Laron, Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support ActivityMarch 26, 2018

TAGS: Cybersecurity, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless