News Archive

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.

News

Continued Vigilance

October 29, 2018

A different cybersecurity awareness topic designed to help keep your information secure was posted each week of October. We end the month with a message from the Secretary of Defense encouraging us to remain vigilant in today’s information environment

TAGS: Cybersecurity

Phishing

October 22, 2018

Hacks, data breaches, and cybercrimes have become increasingly commonplace. While the Department of the Navy has staff dedicated to keeping its networks secure, it is up to each of us to take steps to protect ourselves and reduce our cyber risks. Each week in October a cybersecurity awareness topic provided by the Pentagon Force Protection Agency’s Threat Intelligence Center is featured. This week’s topic is Phishing.

TAGS: Cybersecurity

Due Date for DON IM/IT Excellence Awards Nominations Extended to Nov 9

October 19, 2018

The due date for DON Information Management/Information Technology (IM/IT) Excellence Awards nominations has been extended to Nov 9, 2018. The awards recognize the superior efforts of IM/IT projects, teams, and individuals in helping to transform DON information technology.

TAGS: Awards, FOIA, Privacy

Cybersecurity in the Cloud

by RDML Danelle Barrett, USN, Navy Cyber Security Division Director, Office of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare (N2N6G) - October 17, 2018

The Navy is committed to being “all in” on transforming operations and business processes to leverage cloud technologies across the information warfighting platform through to the tactical edge. The operational advantages to warfighting with cloud technologies vice legacy client/server models are far reaching and include the ability to use micro-web services across the enterprise, as articulated in the Compile to Combat in 24 Hours (C2C24) architecture, and to store authoritative data once and have them reused by many different systems in the context needed for speed and accuracy of decision making.

TAGS: Cloud, Cybersecurity

Online Shopping

October 15, 2018

Hacks, data breaches, and cybercrimes have become increasingly commonplace. While the Department of the Navy has staff dedicated to keeping its networks secure, it is up to each of us to take steps to protect ourselves and reduce our cyber risks. Each week in October a cybersecurity awareness topic provided by the Pentagon Force Protection Agency’s Threat Intelligence Center is featured. This week’s topic is Online Shopping.

TAGS: Cybersecurity

Computer Security

October 8, 2018

Hacks, data breaches, and cybercrimes have become increasingly commonplace. While the Department of the Navy has staff dedicated to keeping its networks secure, it is up to each of us to take steps to protect ourselves and reduce our cyber risks. Each week in October a cybersecurity awareness topic provided by the Pentagon Force Protection Agency’s Threat Intelligence Center is featured. This week’s topic is Computer Security.

TAGS: Cybersecurity

Navy Public Affairs Cybersecurity Awareness Info

October 1, 2018

Visit the Navy Public Affairs’ Cybersecurity Awareness site for information which is updated each week.

TAGS: Cybersecurity

Mobile Phones and WiFi Security

October 1, 2018

Hacks, data breaches, and cybercrimes have become increasingly commonplace. While the Department of the Navy has staff dedicated to keeping its networks secure, it is up to each of us to take steps to protect ourselves and reduce our cyber risks. Each week in October a cybersecurity awareness topic provided by the Pentagon Force Protection Agency’s Threat Intelligence Center is featured. This week’s topic is Mobile Phones and WiFi Security.

TAGS: Cybersecurity

CHIPS Magazine

Working Group Promotes Navy Application Modernization and Accelerated Delivery to Afloat Platforms

by From Program Executive Office Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence Public AffairsNovember 15, 2018

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Efficiencies, Enterprise Services, Governance, IA, Infrastructure, ITAM, NEN, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

FCC/C10F Announces Sailors of the Year

by Petty Officer 1st Class Samuel Souvannason, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. TENTH FleetNovember 14, 2018

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

NAVIFOR, NETWARCOM, FCC/10THF, NCDOC Join to Hold Fall/Winter 2018 Safety Fair

by Robert Fluegel, NAVIFOR Public AffairsNovember 14, 2018

TAGS: InfoSharing, Workforce

Navy Credentials Program Wins “When Work Works Award”

by Lt.j.g. Ashley Taylor, Naval Education and Training CommandNovember 13, 2018

TAGS: Awards, InfoSharing, Workforce

Warrior Ethos

by CHIPS MagazineNovember 9, 2018

American Indians have served with distinction in US military actions for over 200 years

TAGS: InfoSharing, KM

A Grateful Nation Honors its Veterans

by CHIPS MagazineNovember 8, 2018

Service, Valor, Sacrifice

TAGS: Awards, InfoSharing

Afloat Network Leaders Host Industry Day

by Program Executive Office Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence Public AffairsNovember 7, 2018

TAGS: Cybersecurity, DAR, Efficiencies, Enterprise Services, Governance, InfoSharing, Infrastructure, NEN, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

DARPA names potential sites for Launch Challenge

by CHIPS MagazineNovember 7, 2018

Launching small payloads on short notice

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

SSC Atlantic Engineers Recognized at Women of Color STEM Conference

by Alex Jackson, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center AtlanticNovember 7, 2018

TAGS: Awards, Civil Liberties, Workforce

Navy Leaders, Local Officials Dedicate New SLBM Facility

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

State-of-the-Art Capabilities for Current and Future Missile Systems

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Governance, IA, InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

American Indians Have Served in the U.S. Navy Since its Birth

by Naval History and Heritage CommandNovember 1, 2018

TAGS: Civil Liberties, InfoSharing

Naval War College Hosts Second Breaking the Mold Workshop

by CHIPS MagazineNovember 1, 2018

Fostering radically new ideas, uniquely innovative concepts and strategic alternatives about 21st century issues of war and strategy

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, Performance Measurement, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

National Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week, Nov 12-17, 2018

by CHIPS MagazineOctober 31, 2018

Recruiting, upskilling and reskilling a national cybersecurity workforce

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

CIWT Names Domain Sailor of the Year

by Petty Officer 2nd Class Taylor Jackson, Center for Information Warfare TrainingOctober 29, 2018

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

DoD Announces Awardees for Manufacturing Engineering Education Program

by CHIPS MagazineOctober 29, 2018

Developing next-gen manufacturing workforce that assures U.S. military technological superiority

TAGS: Awards, InfoSharing

ICYMI: Marine Corps upgrades GCSS-MC, reduces time from data to decision

by Kaitlin Kelly, MCSC Office of Public Affairs and CommunicationOctober 29, 2018

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

DoD Expands Tech Talent Initiative to Develop Critical Cyber Capabilities

by DoD NewsOctober 26, 2018

Defense Digital Service Opens ‘Tatooine’ Workspace in Augusta Ga. to Support Growing Partnership with Army Cyber Command

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Enterprise Services, Governance, InfoSharing, Investment Management, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

NCTAMS LANT DEFY Program Receives Two Awards

by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Rafael Martie, NAVIFOR Public AffairsOctober 26, 2018

TAGS: Awards, InfoSharing, Workforce

DoD Expands Hack the Pentagon Crowdsourced Digital Defense Program

by DoD NewsOctober 24, 2018

U.S. Government’s First Bug Bounty Initiative Turns Two; Issues Awards to Further Strengthen Internal Defense Assets

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

NAVIFOR Commander Visits CIWT and IWTC Corry Station, Observes and Discusses IW Training

by Glenn Sircy, Center for Information Warfare Training Public AffairsOctober 24, 2018

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

Navy Celebrates Centennial of Dahlgren Base at Grand Finale

by John Joyce, NSWC Dahlgren Division Corporate CommunicationsOctober 24, 2018

Ceremony Culminates 12 Months of Centennial Activities

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

Warfare Center partners with SoCal universities for collaborative research

by J.W. Marcum, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme DivisionOctober 23, 2018

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

Navy lab researchers honored by Society of Asian Engineers and Scientists

by Patric Petrie, SSC Pacific Public AffairsOctober 19, 2018

TAGS: Awards, Civil Liberties, Workforce

Navy Office Leans Forward to Enhance Afloat Technology Offerings

by Program Executive Office Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence Public AffairsOctober 19, 2018

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

SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic Holds Change of Command

by Susan Piedfort, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center AtlanticOctober 19, 2018

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Governance, IA, InfoSharing, NEN, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

FCC/C10F Commander Gives Cyber Lecture at Naval Academy

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

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

Cyber Airmen fuel innovation

by Paul Shirk, 55th Wing Public AffairsOctober 17, 2018

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

IWTC Virginia Beach Forges New Intelligence Specialists for the Fleet

by Lt. Tiya DeGhetto, Information Warfare Training Command Virginia Beach Public AffairsOctober 16, 2018

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

NAVSEA Approves First Metal Additively Manufactured Component for Shipboard Use

by Naval Sea Systems Command Office of CommunicationOctober 15, 2018

TAGS: Efficiencies, InfoSharing

Navy Celebrates 243 Years Protecting America’s Security and Prosperity

by CHIPS MagazineOctober 12, 2018

It’s never been a better time to be in the Navy

TAGS: InfoSharing, KM

Discovering New Molecules for Military Applications

by DARPA NewsOctober 11, 2018

AI chemistry program aims to accelerate creation of novel, high-performance molecules for defense needs

TAGS: InfoSharing, Infrastructure, Spectrum

Hoax Threats Are Serious Federal Crimes

by CHIPS MagazineOctober 11, 2018

FBI says think before you post online

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

Naval Information Forces, Local Commands Celebrate Navy’s 243rd Birthday

by Chief Petty Officer Rafael Martie, Naval Information ForcesOctober 11, 2018

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, KM, Workforce

IWTC Monterey Commemorates 243rd Navy Birthday

by Center for Information Warfare TrainingOctober 10, 2018

TAGS: InfoSharing, KM, Workforce

NATO’s Trident Juncture Exercise Tests Deterrence Capabilities

by Jim Garamone, Defense.govOctober 9, 2018

Testing NATO’s 5,000-strong Response Force in all domains

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

SPAWAR Reserve Program Changes Leadership; Highlights Continued Commitment to Fleet Readiness

by Elisha Gamboa, Space and Naval Warfare Systems CommandOctober 9, 2018

Rear Adm. Eric Ruttenberg assumes new position as deputy PEO EIS

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Enterprise Services, IA, InfoSharing, NEN, NGEN, NMCI, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

Advanced network and cyber training assist with deployment participation

by Sgt. Erick Yates, Army Reserve Cyber Operations GroupOctober 4, 2018

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

Navy Civilians Cite Inspirational, Historical Quotes at 2018 Academic Recognition Ceremony

by John Joyce, NSWC Dahlgren Division Corporate CommunicationsOctober 4, 2018

TAGS: InfoSharing, KM, Workforce

Navy Undersecretary Modly Shores Up Alliances in Oceana

by Jim Garamone, DoD NewsOctober 4, 2018

TAGS: Governance, InfoSharing

CIWT Assumes Cyber Mission Force Training Role

by Glenn Sircy, Center for Information Warfare Training Public Affairs

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

Cybersecurity in the Cloud

by U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Danelle Barrett, Navy Cyber Security Division Director, Office of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare (N2N6G)

TAGS: CIO Authorities, Cloud, Cybersecurity, EA, Efficiencies, Governance, IA, Infrastructure, NEN, NGEN, NMCI, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

DON Enterprise Software Agreements

by DoD ESI Navy Software Program Managers

Discounted savings for DoD components, Intelligence Community

TAGS: Cloud, Cybersecurity, EA, Efficiencies, ELA, Enterprise Services, ESI, Governance, IA, IDManagement, Infrastructure, ITAM, NEN, NNE, Spectrum, Strategy, Telecommunications, Wireless

Dr. Mary "Missy" Cummings

by CHIPS Magazine

Former Navy fighter pilot and Duke University Professor, director of the Humans and Autonomy Laboratory, weighs in on human-machine teaming

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

Enhancing Cyber Protection While Increasing Resiliency

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

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

Getting from Vulnerable to Cyber Secure

by George Bieber, Naval Information Forces Public Affairs

TAGS: Cybersecurity, IA, NEN, NNE, PED, Privacy, Social Media, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

Innovative Navy Contract Delivers Defense Department-wide Benefits Faster

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

TAGS: Enterprise Services, InfoSharing, NEN, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

IWTC Virginia Beach Sailor Trains ITs to Defend America

by Center for Information Warfare TrainingOctober 1, 2018

TAGS: Workforce

Naval Construction Group 1 Conducts MUOS Capability Demo

by U.S. Fleet Cyber Command / U.S. 10th Fleet Public AffairsOctober 1, 2018

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

Process Makes Perfect

by Thomas Kidd

Three fundamental compliance requirements for spectrum success

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

Quantum Information Science: Making the Leap

by Carl J. Williams

‘Extraordinarily important for our economic and national security’

TAGS: Cybersecurity, DAR, InfoSharing, Infrastructure, Investment Management, PKI, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

The FirstNet Difference

by Christopher Algiere

Dedicated nationwide network delivers much-needed technology upgrade to first responders

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

NSWC Civilian Engineer Commissioned into the Naval Reserve, Honored for Academic Achievement

by John Joyce, Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren DivisionSeptember 28, 2018

TAGS: Awards, InfoSharing

U.S. Navy’s HACKtheMACHINE Seattle Encourages Innovation in Maritime Dominance

by NAVSEA Naval Systems Engineering Directorate Public AffairsSeptember 28, 2018

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

Cybersecurity: 'Remain vigilant, be accountable, stand ready'

by David Vergun, Army News ServiceSeptember 27, 2018

Army Acting Deputy CIO announces Cybersecurity Awareness Campaign

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

Marine Corps awards contract for lighter-weight body armor to better fit all Marines

by Kaitlin Kelly, MCSC Office of Public Affairs and CommunicationSeptember 27, 2018

TAGS: Enterprise Services, InfoSharing

Recently awarded patent to aid future ISEA efforts

by Nichole Susanka, NSWC PHD Public AffairsSeptember 27, 2018

Data proves to be the driving force in achieving the Navy the nation needs

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Data Strategy, Efficiencies, Governance, Spectrum, Telecommunications

SSC Atlantic Named Best Place to Work in Charleston

by Michaela Judge, Space and Naval Warfare Systems CommandSeptember 26, 2018

TAGS: Awards, InfoSharing, Workforce

U.S. Army in Cyberspace

by U.S. Army Cyber CommandSeptember 26, 2018

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

13 Chief Petty Officers Pinned in Suffolk

by Robert Fluegel, NAVIFOR Public Affairs OfficeSeptember 25, 2018

NAVIFOR, NETWARCOM and NCDOC join together for ceremony

TAGS: Spectrum, Workforce

MARCORSYSOM Supports 2018 Modern Day Marine Expo

by Kaitlin Kelly, MCSC Office of Public Affairs and CommunicationSeptember 25, 2018

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

MCTSSA Marine rushes to aid car crash victim

by Sky M. Laron, Public Affairs Officer, Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support ActivitySeptember 25, 2018

TAGS: Awards, InfoSharing

Global Leaders Assemble at 23rd International Seapower Symposium

by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kristi Nanco, U.S. Naval War College Public AffairsSeptember 24, 2018

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Workforce

SSC Pacific honored for Tech Transfer efforts at FLC Far West Regional Awards

by Patric Petrie, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center PacificSeptember 24, 2018

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

COOL App Empowers Sailors to Manage Their Careers

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

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Workforce

National POW/MIA Recognition Day

by CHIPS MagazineSeptember 21, 2018

Navy Legend Vice Adm. Stockdale Led POW Resistance

TAGS: KM, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

Fresh Anchors: USS Gerald R. Ford Pins 36 New Chiefs

by USS Gerald R. Ford Public AffairsSeptember 19, 2018

TAGS: InfoSharing, KM

USS Gerald R. Ford to Pin 37 New Chief Petty Officers Today

by Lt. Cmdr. Anthony Falvo, USS Gerald Ford Public Affairs OfficerSeptember 18, 2018

TAGS: InfoSharing, KM