May 14, 2015
The DON IT Conference, East Coast 2015 schedule is now available. The conference will be held June 17-18, 2015, at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Md.
May 11, 2015
Navy NMCI users may begin transitioning from Blackberry devices to Apple and Android smartphones and tablets. NMCI users are now authorized to procure and use the iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones, as well as the iPad Air and iPad Air 2 tablets with NMCI Email. NMCI has the capacity to support 15,000 iPhone/iPad users anywhere in the Continental United States and Hawaii, and plans to increase capacity to ~30,000 by the end of summer.
May 4, 2015
The DON IT Conference, East Coast 2015 has been rescheduled for June 17-18 at the Baltimore Convention Center, in Baltimore, MD. The schedule is being reworked and is forthcoming.
by Dr. John Zangardi, Ph.D. - April 27, 2015
In my first CIO column upon becoming the Acting DON CIO, I shared with you my desire for reducing administrative burden. In fact, by the time of that first column, I had already signed policy that standardized the documentation required to obtain Clinger-Cohen Act (CCA) confirmation for IT acquisitions. I'm happy to say that the change has made obtaining CCA confirmation easier for many programs and enabled them to focus more of their limited resources on providing needed capability to our warfighters.
by Cheryl Pellerin, DoD News, Defense Media Activity - April 23, 2015
Defense Secretary Ash Carter today unveiled the Defense Department's second cyber strategy to guide the development of DoD's cyber forces and to strengthen its cyber defenses and its posture on cyber deterrence.
by National Cyber Security Alliance - April 10, 2015
The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and Better Business Bureau (BBB) say now is the perfect time for a "digital spring cleaning."
In many households, spring cleaning is an annual ritual marked by clearing out closets, basements and garages, de-cluttering cabinets and getting everything spic and span. While making sure your home is in tip-top shape, don’t forget about getting a fresh start with your online life as well. Add a digital element to your spring cleaning rite by updating security software, unclogging your inbox and ridding your smartphone of unused apps.
April 7, 2015
The DUSN M Strategy & Innovation group's Data Dilemma (dd) MMOWGLI (Massive Multiplayer Online Wargame Leveraging the Internet) game has begun, and runs until April 17. Will you help determine how the DON should use data to drive mission success, fuel innovation, and adapt to the future?
April 1, 2015
Presentations and preliminary Enterprise Challenge (EC) statements given during the PEO-EIS Innovation Cell Industry Day, held March 26, are now available by request. Please submit your request by using the "Contact Us" link located in the DON CIO Information section.