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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 CIO’s Steve Muck Receives 2018 Federal 100 Award

February 20, 2018

Steve Muck, the DON CIO's Privacy and Information Sharing Director, was recently named a 2018 Fed 100 Award Winner. Steve was recognized for his outstanding management and oversight of the DON Privacy, FOIA, Records Management and Knowledge Management programs.

TAGS: Awards, Privacy

SECNAV Instruction 2400.2A Provides Updated DON Policy on Electromagnetic Environment Policy and Management

February 15, 2018

On 2 February 2018, Under Secretary of the Navy Thomas B. Modly signed SECNAV Instruction 2400.2A, "Electromagnetic Environmental Effects and Space Weather Event Preparedness Policy and Management." This update to SECNAV Instruction 2400.2 expands upon the original 2011 version in establishing additional related Department of the Navy policy for electromagnetic environmental effects, space weather event preparedness, and continuity of operations.

TAGS: Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

DON IT Conference Presentations Available

February 12, 2018

Presentations given during the DON IT conference sessions held in San Diego, CA, Feb. 6-8, are now 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 Conferences Share Information / Recognize DON IT Award Winners

by Dr. Kelly E. Fletcher - January 29, 2018

I want to share with you this years outstanding DON IT Conference program and congratulate the winners of the DON Information Management/Information Technology (IM/IT) Excellence Awards.

The DON Chief Information Officer hosts an East and West Coast DON IT Conference each year to provide information about the latest DON IT initiatives, offer training that applies to IT certifications, enable interaction with DON IT leadership, and celebrate DON IM/IT Award winners. I am always impressed by the excellent speakers and the hundreds of attendees who gather to learn and share.

TAGS: Cybersecurity, EA, FOIA, Privacy, Spectrum

West Coast DON IT Conference Pre-Registration Closed; Program Available

January 26, 2018

*PLEASE CHECK THE DIAL-IN NUMBER PRIOR TO EACH SESSION START TIME*

Pre-registration for the West Coast DON IT events is now closed. Walk-in registration will be available on-site at the convention center for support contractors and local, non-TAD government attendees only, beginning at 7 AM each day of the conference. The West Coast DON IT events, scheduled for Feb. 6-8, 2018, will be held at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, Ca.

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

TAGS: Audit Readiness, Cybersecurity, DADMS/DITPR-DON, ESI, KM, Privacy, RM, Spectrum, Telecommunications

Register Now For the DON IT Conference, East Coast 2018

January 24, 2018

Registration is now open for the DON IT Conference, East Coast 2018, scheduled for April 23-25, 2018, at the Hilton Norfolk The Main in Norfolk, VA.

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

CHIPS Magazine

CIWT Domain Recognized as Top Learning Center for Second Consecutive Year

by Glenn Sircy, Center for Information Warfare Training Public AffairsFebruary 21, 2018

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

Navy Global Deployer App Adds Language and Culture Data

by Petty Officer 2nd Class Taylor L. Jackson, Center for Information Warfare TrainingFebruary 21, 2018

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

2018 CNO Naval History Essay Contest

by Naval History and Heritage CommandFebruary 20, 2018

TAGS: Awards, InfoSharing, KM

Communication on demand

by Staff Sgt. William Banton, 386th Air Expeditionary Wing Public AffairsFebruary 20, 2018

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

CIWT Recognizes 2017 Civilians of the Year

by Petty Officer 2nd Class Taylor L. JacksonFebruary 16, 2018

TAGS: Awards, InfoSharing, KM, NEN, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Workforce

U.S. Navy History and Week in Review

by Navy News ServiceFebruary 16, 2018

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

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Workforce

CIWT'S LREC Team Launches Navy EDGE

by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Taylor L. Jackson, Center for Information Warfare Training Public AffairsFebruary 15, 2018

TAGS: InfoSharing, KM, Workforce

IWTS Yokosuka Joint Tactical Terminal Installation Provides Real World Training for Forward Deployed Naval Forces

by Center for Information Warfare TrainingFebruary 15, 2018

SPAWAR C4I installation and hands-on training for Sailors

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

FNMOC to the Fleet-USS Truman

by Lt.j.g. Viktoria Shiring, Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography CenterFebruary 14, 2018

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

NAVIFOR Conducts Active Shooter Exercise

by MCC Rafael Martie, NAVIFOR Public AffairsFebruary 14, 2018

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

NAVIFOR Employee 2017 Recipient of Copernicus Award and COY

by Chief Petty Officer Rafael Martie, Naval Information ForcesFebruary 14, 2018

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

NIOC Whidbey Island Receives Third Consecutive Retention Excellence Award

by Cryptologic Technician (Maintenance) Seamen Apprentice Robert Heaney and Lt. Anastasia NovosyolovablattFebruary 14, 2018

TAGS: Awards, Cybersecurity, Workforce

Naval Oceanography Partners with University of Alabama for Precise Timing Educational Program

by Jenni Ervin, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command Public AffairsFebruary 13, 2018

TAGS: Spectrum, Telecommunications

Rewarding Work: ONR Autonomous System Finalist for Aviation Award

by Sierra Jones, Office of Naval ResearchFebruary 13, 2018

TAGS: Awards, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Workforce

Navy Submits 30-Year Ship Acquisition Plan

by Navy Office of InformationFebruary 12, 2018

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

CIWT N1 Team: Total Force Manpower

by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Taylor L. Jackson, Center for Information Warfare Training Public AffairsFebruary 9, 2018

TAGS: Cybersecurity, NEN, NNE, Workforce

U.S. Navy History and Week in Review

by Navy News ServiceFebruary 9, 2018

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

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

WEST 2018 Spotlights Information Warfare

by George D. Bieber, NAVIFOR Public AffairsFebruary 9, 2018

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

‘Speed Conferencing’ with Industry at WEST 2018

by Program Executive Office Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence Public AffairsFebruary 8, 2018

TAGS: Cloud, Cybersecurity, Enterprise Services, Governance, IA, Infrastructure, NEN, NGEN, NMCI, NNE, Spectrum, Standards, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

Marine Corps makes history with mine plow prototype for Assault Breacher Vehicle

by Kaitlin Kelly, MCSC Office of Public Affairs and CommunicationFebruary 8, 2018

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

PACFLT Hosts Innovation Bootcamp

by Chief Petty Officer Phillippe Beaufort, Navy Public Affairs Support Element WestFebruary 8, 2018

TAGS: InfoSharing, KM

Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet Officer Receives Copernicus Award

by Petty Officer 1st Class Samuel Souvannason, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. TENTH FleetFebruary 7, 2018

TAGS: Awards, Cybersecurity, Governance, IA, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

Middle School Students Respond to Navy Challenge, Present 88 STEM Projects at Science Fair

by John Joyce, NSWC Dahlgren Division Corporate CommunicationsFebruary 7, 2018

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Workforce

Tenth Fleet Sailors Participate in WEST 2018

by Petty Officer 1st Class Samuel Souvannason, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. TENTH FleetFebruary 7, 2018

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Governance, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Workforce

COMNAVSEA Learns How Panama City Division Expands the Advantage

by Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City DivisionFebruary 6, 2018

Division's Diver Augmented Vision Display prototype video

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

IWTC Corry Station Commences Saturday Scholars Program

by Glenn Sircy, Center for Information Warfare TrainingFebruary 6, 2018

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

SPAWAR 'American Sailors' Earn Recognition

by Dawn M. Stankus, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command Public AffairsFebruary 6, 2018

TAGS: Awards, Cybersecurity, Workforce

CIWT Trains Together to Build and Maintain Mental and Physical Readiness

by Glenn Sircy, Center for Information Warfare TrainingFebruary 5, 2018

TAGS: InfoSharing, Workforce

Federal Laboratory Consortium Selects 'Dahlgren Decon' for 2018 Excellence in Tech Transfer Award

by John Joyce, NSWC Dahlgren Division Corporate CommunicationsFebruary 5, 2018

Life-saving decontamination technology for warfighters and first responders nationwide

TAGS: Awards, InfoSharing, Workforce

Naval War College Issues 'Call for Papers' on Women, Peace, Security

by Daniel S. Marciniak, U.S. Naval War College Public AffairsFebruary 5, 2018

31 March deadline

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Governance, InfoSharing

CIWT Recognizes Civilians of the Quarter

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

TAGS: Awards, Cybersecurity, Efficiencies, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Workforce

SSC Atlantic Unveils Information Warfare Research Project

by Susan Piedfort, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic Public AffairsFebruary 2, 2018

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

U.S. Navy History and Week in Review

by Navy News ServiceFebruary 2, 2018

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

TAGS: Awards, Civil Liberties, Cybersecurity, Data Strategy, Efficiencies, InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Workforce

DARPA Announces 2019 Spectrum Collaboration Challenge Live Finale

by CHIPS MagazineJanuary 31, 2018

Three-year, $3.75 million challenge to solve spectrum scarcity

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

FCC/C10F Celebrates Eight Years of Operations

by U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th FleetJanuary 30, 2018

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, Workforce

National Space Defense Center transitions to 24/7 operations

by Shellie-Anne Espinosa, Air Force Space Command Public AffairsJanuary 30, 2018

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Governance, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

Mobile Implementation Team Visits NNSY, Innovative Ideas Shared Between Shipyards

by Kristi Britt, Norfolk Naval Shipyard Public AffairsJanuary 25, 2018

TAGS: InfoSharing, KM

NIST Report on Blockchain Technology Aims to Go Beyond the Hype

by NIST NewsJanuary 25, 2018

Helping organizations make good decisions about when and if to use blockchain

TAGS: Cybersecurity, IA, InfoSharing, Telecommunications, Wireless

DARPA Program Aims to Extend Lifetime of Quantum Systems

by DARPA NewsJanuary 24, 2018

Effort to yield 10- to 100-fold performance improvement for defense-related sensors and devices

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications

U.S. 10th Fleet Announces Sea, Shore Sailors of the Year

by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Samuel Souvannason, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. Tenth Fleet Public AffairsJanuary 24, 2018

TAGS: Awards, Workforce

Navy COOL and VOLED are Coming to You

by Glenn Sircy, Center for Information Warfare TrainingJanuary 23, 2018

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, KM, Workforce

SPAWAR engineer recognized for singular 60 years of federal service

by Patric Petrie, SSC Pacific Public AffairsJanuary 23, 2018

TAGS: Awards, Spectrum

CIWT Conducts Domain IW Qualification Review

by Petty Officer 2nd Class Taylor L. JacksonJanuary 22, 2018

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

PMW 770 Modernizes its Name and Logo to Reflect Future Warfighter Capabilities

by Giovanni Modica, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command Public AffairsJanuary 22, 2018

TAGS: Cybersecurity, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

SSC Atlantic Team Enables Medical Data Sharing

by Susan Piedfort, SSC Atlantic Public AffairsJanuary 19, 2018

TAGS: Spectrum, Telecommunications, Workforce

U.S. Navy History and Week in Review

by Navy News ServiceJanuary 19, 2018

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

TAGS: Civil Liberties, InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Workforce

Defense Innovation Board Approves Recommendations at Quarterly Meeting

by Lisa Ferdinando, DoD NewsJanuary 18, 2018

DoD to create a new innovation, science, technology, engineering and mathematics career field

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

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

'Speed Conferencing' with Industry at WEST 2018

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

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Efficiencies, ELA, Enterprise Services, IA, InfoSharing, NEN, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, 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

Gen. Denis Mercier, Supreme Allied Commander Transformation

by CHIPS Magazine

Preparing for the future: NATO ACT Seeking Innovation, Improvement

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Efficiencies, InfoSharing, KM, Performance Measurement, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Workforce

Is my name considered personally identifiable information?

by Don Free, DON CIO Privacy Office DON Privacy Team

TAGS: Civil Liberties, FOIA, InfoSharing, Privacy

Knowing Yourself is key in Cognitive Warfare

by Robert P. Kozloski

Machine learning will enable the naval services to gain organizational insight like never before

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

New Program Office Joins PEO EIS

by Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information Systems Public Affairs

TAGS: Cybersecurity, DADMS/DITPR-DON, Enterprise Services, IT Portfolio Management, NEN, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

SSC Atlantic Gets Innovative, Agile by Teaming with Small Business

by Maison Piedfort, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic Public Affairs

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Infrastructure, Investment Management, Spectrum, Telecommunications

SSC Atlantic Hones Additive Manufacturing Capabilities for Navy Applications

by Diane Owens, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic Public Affairs

TAGS: Efficiencies, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Workforce

Tech Transitions: the Laser Weapon System

by NSWC PHD Public Affairs Office

A cross-Warfare Center collaboration between Dahlgren and Port Hueneme Divisions

TAGS: NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications

Why the Navy Needs a Digital Warfare Office

by Office of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare

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

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