DoD Instruction 8550.01 - September 11, 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.
SECNAVINST 5720.44C - February 21, 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.
DTG 031648Z Oct 11 - October 3, 2011
This message outlines acceptable use standards when using Department of the Navy information technology resources for official and authorized unofficial purposes.
DTG 192027Z AUG 10 - August 19, 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.
DTG 192031Z AUG 10 - August 19, 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.
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 ...
DON CIO Memo - August 4, 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 ...
DoD Memo - July 31, 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.
DON CIO Memo - October 20, 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 ...
DON CIO Memo - January 8, 2007
This memo focuses on aligning and rationalizing the DON portal infrastructure.
SECNAV Memo - February 28, 2003
This memo established the requirement for a Navy and Marine Corps Portal environment designed to provide a single integrated enterprise portal framework.
October 20, 2014
Attempted intrusions into DoD networks by spear-phishing or a social media based attack occur frequently. While it is legal to access social media sites from your DoD computer, there are precautions that you should take to make both your personal information and our government networks safe from attack. ...
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, ...
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.
by Christy Crimmins - March 10, 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 ...
by Brian Burns - November 29, 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.
by Christy Crimmins - November 17, 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 ...
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 ...
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.
by Brian Burns - April 22, 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
November 10, 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.
November 1, 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.
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.
by Wyatt Kash, GCN - July 10, 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. ...
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.
by Navy News Service - December 15, 2014
by Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs - December 15, 2014
America's Navy — The Shield
by Shannon Collins, DoD News Features, Defense Media Activity - December 11, 2014
Football Rivalry Began in 1890
by Zack Shelby, Naval Support Activity South Potomac Public Affairs - December 11, 2014
by Sandra Niedzwiecki, Navy Installations Command Public Affairs - December 9, 2014
by U.S. Navy Official Blog - December 8, 2014
by NASA News - December 4, 2014
by Brandon Bosworth, Assistant Editor, Ho'okele - December 4, 2014
by Ashley Nekoui, SSC Pacific Public Affairs - December 2, 2014
by NASA Public Affairs - November 26, 2014
NOAA's GOES-East and GOES-West satellites are keeping a weather eye out for storms that may affect early holiday travelers
by DARPA News - November 21, 2014
Make-believe soft robot in Disney’s newest movie has roots in real-world robotics research
by Navy Office of Community Outreach - November 13, 2014
by Daniel Parry, NRL Public Affairs - November 13, 2014
by DARPA News - November 12, 2014
DARPA invites input on how to enable existing large aircraft to carry, launch and recover multiple unmanned air systems for a variety of missions
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by U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs - November 10, 2014
by Cheryl Pellerin, DoD News, Defense Media Activity - November 10, 2014
by U.S. Marine Corps History Division, Reference Branch - November 10, 2014
by Capt. Ronald Ravelo, Commanding Officer, USS Abraham Lincoln - November 10, 2014
by Office of Naval Research - November 6, 2014
by Sharon Anderson, CHIPS Senior Editor - November 6, 2014
Join the innovators in the Navy Brightwork group
by Amphibious Squadron 8 Public Affairs - November 5, 2014
by DoD News - November 5, 2014
by FBI Boston Division - October 30, 2014
Cybercriminal brought to justice
by Office of Naval Research - October 30, 2014
by FBI Atlanta Division News - October 29, 2014
One of the most sophisticated cybercrime rings in the world brought to justice
by Office of Naval Research - October 28, 2014
by Carlos Parter, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command, CIO2 - October 28, 2014
Smart devices must be secured to protect national security
by CHIPS Magazine - October 27, 2014
by CHIPS Magazine - October 24, 2014
by CHIPS Magazine - October 23, 2014
Instructions for reporting a crime if you have become a victim
by CHIPS Magazine - October 22, 2014
National Cyber Security Awareness Month
by CHIPS Magazine - October 21, 2014
by Mindi McDowell and Allen Householder, US-CERT - October 20, 2014
Chain letters can mask viruses and other malware
by Mindi McDowell and Allen Householder, US-CERT - October 17, 2014
by CHIPS Magazine - October 16, 2014
by USS Constitution Public Affairs - October 16, 2014
by CHIPS Magazine - October 15, 2014
by CHIPS Magazine - October 14, 2014
A National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Reminder
by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jonathan Pankau, Defense Media Activity - October 10, 2014
by Chief of Naval Operations Jonathan W. Greenert - October 9, 2014
by U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. TENTH Fleet Public Affairs - October 9, 2014
by CHIPS Magazine - October 8, 2014
by FBI News - October 7, 2014
Security is Everyone’s Responsibility
by Navy News Service - October 7, 2014
Tune in Oct. 7
by CHIPS Magazine - October 6, 2014
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month
by CHIPS Magazine - October 3, 2014
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month
by INSURV Communication Department - October-December 2014
by DoD News - October-December 2014
by Micah Jones and Lynda Pierce - October-December 2014
by CHIPS Magazine - October-December 2014
by CHIPS Magazine - October 1, 2014
Are you ready?
by DARPA News - September 30, 2014
DARPA program seeks highly portable neutron sources to complement X-ray capabilities
by NASA News - September 30, 2014
Five new NASA Earth science missions are launching in 2014 to expand our understanding of Earth’s changing climate and environment
by CHIPS Magazine - September 30, 2014
by Navy Office of Community Outreach - September 26, 2014
by Lt. Carl P. Zeilman, Navy Office of Community Outreach - September 25, 2014
by NRL Public Affairs - September 25, 2014
by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Victoria Kinney, USS Constitution Public Affairs - September 23, 2014
by CHIPS Magazine - September 23, 2014
Lt. Cmdr. Chase says Zumwalt-class well-suited for future high energy weapons and sensors
by Navy News Service - September 19, 2014
10 events you may have missed this week in the Navy
by NRL Public Affairs - September 18, 2014
SpinSat mission set for Sept. 20th
by Lt. Chad Murphy, Navy Office of Community Outreach - September 17, 2014
by DARPA News - September 17, 2014
by Commander, Navy Installations Command N3 Emergency Management - September 16, 2014
by Annalisa C. Underwood, Naval History and Heritage Command - September 16, 2014
by NASA News - September 15, 2014
Sept. 20th launch date
by NASA News - 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 ..."
by President of the U.S. of America - September 11, 2014
by Ensign Egdanis Torres-Dominicci, Commander, Navy Installations Command Public Affairs - September 10, 2014
by U.S. Naval War College Public Affairs - September 9, 2014
by Elizabeth Murphy, Director of Education, Submarine Force Museum and Historic Ship Nautilus - September 8, 2014
by Navy Energy Coordination Office - September 4, 2014
by CHIPS Magazine - September 4, 2014
by NIST Public Affairs - September 3, 2014
New "Intelligent Agents Lab" Doubles As a Building
by Daniel S. Marciniak, U.S. Naval War College Public Affairs - August 14, 2014
by Sharon Anderson - August 13, 2014
Smarter IT delivery for federal websites
by Office of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Dominance (OPNAV N2/N6) - August 12, 2014
A new site dedicated to collaboration on Navy ID topics, issues and programs
by Eric Beidel, ONR Public Affairs - August 11, 2014
by Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs - August 6, 2014
Check your inbox and respond
by Dr. Randy Papadopoulos, Navy Secretariat Historian - May 20, 2014
First Secretary of the Navy Successfully Defeats Privateers
by Eric Beidel - April 28, 2014
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by Cmdr. Jason A. Parish - April-June 2014
Lessons Learned from an N6/Assistant Chief of Staff for C4I
by David Smalley - February 13, 2014
by Peg Nigra, U.S. Transportation Command - September 5, 2013
The more things change, the more they stay the same - Sept. 5, 2013
by Heather Rutherford - April-June 2013
Crowdsourcing to solve some of the Navy’s toughest problems
by CHIPS Magazine - April-June 2013
Commander, Navy Warfare Development Command
by Cryptologic Technician Interpretive 2nd Class (IDW) Deejin Macaraeg, CID Public Affairs - February 1, 2013
by Eric Beidel, Office of Naval Research - January 28, 2013
by Navy Warfare Development Command - January 15, 2013
Electromagnetic Maneuver Massive Multiplayer Online War Game Leveraging the Internet
by CHIPS Magazine - January-March 2013
Navy Warfare Development Command Director of Cyberspace Operations
by Sharon Anderson - January-March 2013
Navy Warfare Development Command – Navy Center for Innovation
by Eric Beidel, Office of Naval Research - January-March 2013
Concept ideal for small rural village and island communities
by DON CIO Privacy Team - March 4, 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.
by DON CIO Privacy Team - May 1, 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 ...
by CHINFO - September 1, 2011
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.
by CHINFO - October 14, 2010
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.