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New Navy Website Aims to Help Cut Admin Distractions

Stars and Stripes - July 3, 2013

Cranking Up The NGEN

Sea Power - May 10, 2013

Social Media Policies Protect DoD Employees, Official Says

American Forces Press Service - April 22, 2013

Scoring CIOs on Social Media

Federal Computer Week - December 10, 2012

GSA Schedules Twitter Chat for Cloud Broker Idea

Federal Computer Week - August 22, 2012

DoD's New Policy 'Likes' Social Media, But With Caveats

Federal Computer Week - August 14, 2012

Pentagon Sets Cybersecurity Sights on Social Media

Federal Computer Week - July 30, 2012

Government-Specific Social Networks on the Rise

Federal Computer Week - April 24, 2012

Facebook Timeline: Help or Hindrance for Agencies?

Federal Computer Week - April 23, 2012

Pinterest of Interest, But Feds Not Yet Sold

Federal Computer Week - February 6, 2012

New Social Media Handbook Coaches Marines

Federal Computer Week - September 27, 2011

Navy Issues Online Guide to Google+

Federal Computer Week - August 16, 2011

User Beware: Bin Laden Sleeps With The Phishes

Government Computer News - May 16, 2011

Next-Generation Governance is The Key to Future IT Success

Government Computer News - April 13, 2011

New Cyber Threats Put Government in The Cross Hairs

Government Computer News - April 11, 2011

Agencies Share Best Practices on Social Media Records

Federal Computer Week - April 1, 2011

5 Steps to Effective Gov 2.0 Initiatives

Federal Computer Week - March 14, 2011

Platform Provides Collaboration Behind Firewall

Department of Defense - March 9, 2011

Facebook Names Navy, Marines as Stars in 2010

Federal Computer Week - January 4, 2011

DoD Marches Forward with Social Media

Government Computer News - September 17, 2010

Defense Department Creates Online Hub for Social Media

Federal Computer Week - July 22, 2010

OMB Tells Agencies How To Treat Their Online 'Friends'

Federal Computer Week - June 25, 2010

About Face(book): Marines Lift Ban on Social Networking

Federal Computer Week - March 30, 2010

Navy Plans Social Network For Off-Duty Hours

Federal Computer Week - February 16, 2010

Navy Plans Internal Blog on IT

Federal Computer Week - January 21, 2010

Pentagon's Social Network Becomes Hub for Haiti Relief

Wired Magazine - January 21, 2010

Facebook Outlines Privacy Changes

Wall Street Journal - December 9, 2009

Enterprise Architecture can Manage the Use of Social Media

Government Computer News - October 23, 2009

Navy CIO Sees Key Role for Social Media

Gov Info Security - October 20, 2009

Social Media

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DoD Internet Services and Internet-Based Capabilities

DoD Instruction 8550.01 - September 13, 2012

This instruction establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides instructions for establishing, operating, and maintaining Department of Defense Internet services on unclassified networks to collect, disseminate, store, and otherwise process unclassified DoD information, as well as the use of Internet-based capabilities to collect, disseminate, store, and otherwise process unclassified DoD information. It ...

DON Public Affairs Policy and Regulations

SECNAVINST 5720.44C - June 15, 2012

The purpose of this instruction is to provide basic policy and regulations for carrying out the public affairs and internal relations programs of the Department of the Navy.

Acceptable Use Policy for DON IT Resources

DTG 031648Z Oct 11 - October 4, 2011

This message outlines acceptable use standards when using Department of the Navy information technology resources for official and authorized unofficial purposes.

Internet-Based Capabilities Guidance: Official Internet Posts

DTG 192027Z AUG 10 - August 23, 2010

This ALNAV provides guidance to all Department of the Navy personnel regarding official posts on Internet-based capabilities. A separate ALNAV provides guidance regarding unofficial posts on Internet-based capabilities.

Internet-Based Capabilities Guidance: Unofficial Internet Posts

DTG 192031Z AUG 10 - August 23, 2010

This ALNAV provides guidance to all Department of the Navy personnel regarding unofficial posts on the Internet, including those pertaining to DON-related content and discussions. It also provides guidance about best practices for use of Internet-based capabilities (IBC) in a personal capacity. A separate ALNAV provides guidance for external official presences on IBC on behalf of the DON.

Guidelines for Secure Use of Social Media by Federal Departments and Agencies, v1.0

Federal CIO Council Guidance - September 23, 2009

The use of social media for federal services and interactions is growing tremendously, supported by initiatives from the administration, directives from government leaders, and demands from the public. This situation presents both opportunity and risk. Guidelines and recommendations for using social media technologies in a manner that minimizes the risk are analyzed and presented in this document. This document is ...

Navy Marine Corps Portal Policy Guidance Memorandum Number 3 (Governance)

DON CIO Memo - August 11, 2009

This memo outlines the governance for the Navy Marine Corps Portal (NMCP). It also states the vision for the NMCP, which is to provide the ability for DON users to securely access, via single sign-on, the DON trusted network environment (i.e., NMCI, IT-21, OneNET and MCEN) and have seamless connectivity and access to vital DON warfighter and business information and services within the Navy Enterprise Portal, eUSMC (the ...

Web 3.0 Capabilities and Social Networking Sites

DoD Memo - August 11, 2009

This memo directs the Department of Defense Chief Information Officer to present to the Secretary of Defense the threats and benefits, as well as policy and processes, to ensure the responsible and effective use of emerging Internet-based capabilities.

Web 2.0: Utilizing New Web Tools

DON CIO Memo - October 23, 2008

The purpose of this memo is to provide initial guidance for all Navy and Marine Corps commands regarding the use of emerging web tools to facilitate collaboration and information sharing in the Department ofthe Navy. These tools, described in enclosure (I) include wikis, blogs, mash ups, web feeds (such as, Really Simple Syndication and Rich Site Summary (RSS) feeds), and forums, which are often referred to as components ...

Navy Marine Corps Portal Policy Guidance Memorandum Number 2 (Alignment)

DON CIO Memo - December 17, 2007

This memo focuses on aligning and rationalizing the DON portal infrastructure.

Navy Marine Corps Portal Guidance Memorandum Number 1

SECNAV Memo - February 22, 2011

This memo established the requirement for a Navy and Marine Corps Portal environment designed to provide a single integrated enterprise portal framework.


Protect PII on Social Media

January 28, 2013

Social media are excellent venues for exchanging information, but some of this information could contain personally identifiable information (PII). PII is any information that can be used to distinguish or trace an individual's identity. Examples include but are not limited to: name, Social Security Number, date of birth, home address, home phone number, personal e-mail address, financial information, fingerprints, ...

DON CIO Launches Website Redesign

August 8, 2012

The Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer deployed the next generation of its website today to better showcase content and provide improved access to the information relied on daily by members of the DON IT community.

Collaboration Tools for the Federal Government

by Christy Crimmins - February 23, 2010

During the past few months, collaborative media has become a topic of interest and debate in both the Department of Defense and Federal Government. As a result of this interest, collaborative sites restricted to myriad combinations of defense, intelligence and Federal Government communities have begun to see a rise in participation. Some of them, such as Intelink, are sponsored by government agencies and limited to a ...

Has the Use of E-Mail Peaked?

by Brian Burns - November 9, 2009

Historically, each generation expands the use of the communication inventions from the previous generation. Communication has evolved from cave drawings and carvings, to smoke signals and music (such as drumbeats, chants and yodeling); to written inscriptions; to letters distributed by foot, horseback, ships and railroad. Morse code revolutionized communication through the telegraph and line-of-sight light flashes.

Web 2.0: Federal CIO Council Releases Guidelines for Secure Use of Social Media

by Christy Crimmins - November 9, 2009

The use of social media has become a popular topic within the Department of the Navy, Defense Department and across the federal government. As agencies begin to venture into this media, whether it is creating an agency Facebook page or updating constituents via Twitter, precautions must be taken and risks should be assessed. While these tools open up many avenues for broader communication and collaboration, they also ...

Use of Web 2.0 Tools for DON IM/IT Policy Development

by Christy Crimmins - August 19, 2009

Over the past few years, the use of Web 2.0 tools has increased in the Department of the Navy. Many of these tools present both opportunities and challenges. This column will focus on educating readers about the myriad tools available for use within the DON, Department of Defense, and federal government, as well as the challenges they present. Topics will range from new applications to safe use and cultural changes that ...

Input Sought in Developing DON IM/IT Policy

May 4, 2009

To ensure Department of the Navy Information Management and Information Technology (IM/IT) policies fully support the needs of the warfighter and all levels of the supporting establishment, the DON Chief Information Officer has begun to pilot the use of the Intelink wiki (Intellipedia) as a tool to assist in the development of proposed updates to existing policy.

Web 2.0 in the Federal Government: The Age of Collaboration

by Brian Burns - April 20, 2009

There are a few frontiers left to explore: space; the world's oceans; Earth's inner space; microscopic and nano inner spaces; and cyberspace. Exploration in these areas is led by many Federal agencies such as NASA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the National Science Foundation and the departments of Commerce, Defense and Homeland Security. Each of these frontiers relies on the advanced tools of ...

NMCI Deploys Collaboration Software

March 25, 2009

NMCI has begun deploying software associated with collaboration tools offered through the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). The software is being delivered to users via a Radia software push. As a result, users will begin to see Jabber and IBM Sametime chat programs in their “start programs” menu. These tools are intended to increase connectivity and collaboration across the DoD enterprise. Users who do not see ...

DON CIO Releases Web 2.0 Policy

by Christy Crimmins - February 20, 2009

On October 20, 2008, the Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer released a memo providing initial guidance to all Navy and Marine Corps commands regarding the use of Web 2.0 tools. "I wanted to provide guidance and encourage its [Web 2.0] use among Navy and Marine Corps commands," Robert Carey, DON CIO said. "Web 2.0 tools present many opportunities for collaboration and information sharing. They are becoming ...

DON CIO Releases Web 2.0 Guidance Memorandum

November 11, 2008

The Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer has released a memorandum providing initial guidance for all Navy and Marine Corps commands regarding the use of Web 2.0 tools to facilitate collaboration and information sharing within the Department of the Navy.

Privacy Must be Considered When Using Web 2.0 Tools

October 30, 2008

As outlined in a recently published memo, the Department of the Navy endorses the secure use of Web 2.0 tools to enhance collaboration, streamline processes and foster productivity.

GCN: Defense in a Wiki World

by Wilson P. Dizard III, GCN - August 4, 2008

Information sharing, the drumbeat phrase of national defense for seven years, is being matched these days with technologies capable of elevating it from a bumper-sticker slogan to a tool of great power — and commensurate risk. View entire GCN article.

GCN: Defense 2.0 a Work in Progress

by Wyatt Kash, GCN - August 1, 2008

The vision of adapting next-generation Internet technologies in the Defense Department is gaining new urgency as businesses, and employees, increasingly embrace Web-based social networking applications. But the horizon for what some call the Defense 2.0 era appears a long way off as culture, inertia, and IT security concerns that grow only more complicated in a Web 2.0 world, continue to challenge military IT leaders. ...

New DON CIO Website: Your IT Resource

by Command Communications Team - January 24, 2008

The Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer unveiled its newly redesigned web site this week. In addition to its updated look and feel, the web site's organization and underlying technology have been improved to better equip users to locate information in just one or two clicks.

CHIPS Magazine

U.S. Navy History and Week in Review

by Navy News Service - Web Only 0 - September 18, 2014

10 events you may have missed this week in the Navy

Attention Sailors: INSURV Newsletter Provides Tips and Inspection Insights

by INSURV Communication Department - Web Only 0 - September 18, 2014

NRL Will Spin Small Satellite in Space with New Thruster Technology

by NRL Public Affairs - Web Only 0 - September 18, 2014

SpinSat mission set for Sept. 20th

Chief Engineer Aboard Future USS Zumwalt

by Lt. Chad Murphy, Navy Office of Community Outreach - Web Only 0 - September 17, 2014

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

by CHIPS Magazine - Web Only 0 - September 16, 2014

Are you ready?

Be Informed: Ready Navy is Your Link to Emergency Preparedness Resources

by Commander, Navy Installations Command N3 Emergency Management - Web Only 0 - September 16, 2014

Colors of a Navy and Nation

by Annalisa C. Underwood, Naval History and Heritage Command - Web Only 0 - September 16, 2014

NASA’s Fourth SpaceX Mission to Space Station

by NASA News - Web Only 0 - September 15, 2014

Sept. 20th launch date

The American Flag in the U.S. Space Program

by NASA News - Web Only 0 - September 15, 2014

As our nation celebrates the 200th anniversary of our national anthem, we remember the original inspiration for Francis Scott Key's immortal verse, "O say can you see by the dawn's early light ..."

Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance 2014

by President of the U.S. of America - Web Only 0 - September 11, 2014

Presidential Proclamation

Ready Now, Anytime, Anywhere

by Ensign Egdanis Torres-Dominicci, Commander, Navy Installations Command Public Affairs - Web Only 0 - September 10, 2014

CNO's Navy Global War Game 2014 Kicks Off

by U.S. Naval War College Public Affairs - Web Only 0 - September 9, 2014

Long Before Nuclear Power, There Was Turtle Power

by Elizabeth Murphy, Director of Education, Submarine Force Museum and Historic Ship Nautilus - Web Only 0 - September 8, 2014

Navy Energy Connects on milSuite

by Navy Energy Coordination Office - Web Only 0 - September 4, 2014

New CHINFO Assumes Command

by CHIPS Magazine - Web Only 0 - September 4, 2014

For the Sake of Energy Efficiency

by NIST Public Affairs - Web Only 0 - September 3, 2014

New "Intelligent Agents Lab" Doubles As a Building

Naval War College Seeking Papers on Women, Peace, Security

by Daniel S. Marciniak, U.S. Naval War College Public Affairs - Web Only 0 - August 14, 2014

U.S. Digital Service Launched

by Sharon Anderson - Web Only 0 - August 13, 2014

Smarter IT delivery for federal websites

Navy Information Dominance Warriors Collaborate on milSuite

by Office of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Dominance (OPNAV N2/N6) - Web Only 0 - August 12, 2014

A new site dedicated to collaboration on Navy ID topics, issues and programs

The In-Crowd: Disaster Relief Gets Extra Eyes from Crowdsourcing

by Eric Beidel, ONR Public Affairs - Web Only 0 - August 11, 2014

Workplace and Gender Relations Survey For Navy Service Members

by Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs - Web Only 0 - August 6, 2014

Check your inbox and respond

Benjamin F. Stoddert

by Dr. Randy Papadopoulos, Navy Secretariat Historian - Web Only 0 - May 20, 2014

First Secretary of the Navy Successfully Defeats Privateers

Navy Hosts Top High School Researchers in National Competition

by Eric Beidel - Web Only 0 - April 28, 2014

Live Coverage of Sea-Air-Space 2014

by U.S. Navy - Web Only 0 - April 7, 2014

Communicating in an HADR Environment

by Cmdr. Jason A. Parish - April-June 2014 - April-June 2014

Lessons Learned from an N6/Assistant Chief of Staff for C4I

ONR Technology Helps Sailors Toe the Line

by David Smalley - Web Only 0 - February 13, 2014

Aeromedical Evacuation

by Peg Nigra, U.S. Transportation Command - Web Only 0 - September 5, 2013

The more things change, the more they stay the same - Sept. 5, 2013

Play the Game, Change the Game

by Heather Rutherford - April-June 2013 - April-June 2013

Crowdsourcing to solve some of the Navy’s toughest problems

Rear Adm. Terry B. Kraft

by CHIPS Magazine - April-June 2013 - April-June 2013

Commander, Navy Warfare Development Command

CID LS Monterey Sailor Combines Principles of Martial Arts Training to Everyday Life

by Cryptologic Technician Interpretive 2nd Class (IDW) Deejin Macaraeg, CID Public Affairs - Web Only 0 - February 11, 2013

ONR Program Uses Cell Phones to Fight Epidemics

by Eric Beidel, Office of Naval Research - Web Only 0 - January 25, 2013

Play the Game - Change the Game

by Navy Warfare Development Command - Web Only 0 - January 29, 2013

Electromagnetic Maneuver Massive Multiplayer Online War Game Leveraging the Internet

Capt. Lourdes Neilan

by CHIPS Magazine - January-March 2013 - January-March 2013

Navy Warfare Development Command Director of Cyberspace Operations

Get Ready, Get Set, Innovate

by Sharon Anderson - January-March 2013 - January-March 2013

Navy Warfare Development Command – Navy Center for Innovation

ONR-Funded Microgrid Powers "World Green City"

by Eric Beidel, Office of Naval Research - January-March 2013 - January-March 2013

Concept ideal for small rural village and island communities

Lisa Sexauer

by CHIPS Magazine - October-December 2012 - October-December 2012

Fitness, sports and deployed forces support program manager Commander, Navy Installations Command


DON Users Guide to Personally Identifiable Information

by DON CIO Privacy Team - February 26, 2013

The Department of the Navy Users Guide to Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is provided as a convenient desk reference that can be printed as a brochure and distributed to increase awareness throughout the Department.

Privacy Resources for Military Members and Their Families

by DON CIO Privacy Team - April 26, 2012

Service members and their families face many life altering events that most people never experience, such as frequent moves, extended deployments and multiple family separations. Each of these events can potentially expose the service member to an increased risk of identity theft and/or fraud. The following links provide information on what to do if you find yourself in a situation where your personal information has ...

Recommended Facebook Privacy Settings

by CHINFO - July 1, 2010

The Department of the Navy Chief of Information has created a guide detailing recommended Facebook privacy settings and how to achieve them. The guide provides step-by-step instructions to help Facebook users create a balance between safeguarding their privacy and enjoying the benefits of social networking online.

Navy Command Social Media Handbook

by CHINFO - February 3, 2011

The Navy Command Social Media Handbook was developed by the Chief of Information's (CHINFO) Emerging Media Integration Team and is intended to provide the information needed to more safely and effectively use social media.