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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 ...
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.
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 ...
DON CIO Memo - December 17, 2007
This memo focuses on aligning and rationalizing the DON portal infrastructure.
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.
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 - 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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 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 ...
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 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.
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.
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 - 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. ...
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 U.S. Navy - Web Only 0 - April 7, 2014
by Cmdr. Jason A. Parish - April-June 2014 - April-June 2014
Lessons Learned from an N6/Assistant Chief of Staff for C4I
by David Smalley - Web Only 0 - February 13, 2014
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
by Heather Rutherford - April-June 2013 - April-June 2013
Crowdsourcing to solve some of the Navy’s toughest problems
by CHIPS Magazine - April-June 2013 - April-June 2013
Commander, Navy Warfare Development Command
by Cryptologic Technician Interpretive 2nd Class (IDW) Deejin Macaraeg, CID Public Affairs - Web Only 0 - February 11, 2013
by Eric Beidel, Office of Naval Research - Web Only 0 - January 25, 2013
by Navy Warfare Development Command - Web Only 0 - January 29, 2013
Electromagnetic Maneuver Massive Multiplayer Online War Game Leveraging the Internet
by CHIPS Magazine - January-March 2013 - January-March 2013
Navy Warfare Development Command Director of Cyberspace Operations
by Sharon Anderson - January-March 2013 - January-March 2013
Navy Warfare Development Command – Navy Center for Innovation
by Eric Beidel, Office of Naval Research - January-March 2013 - January-March 2013
Concept ideal for small rural village and island communities
by CHIPS Magazine - October-December 2012 - October-December 2012
Fitness, sports and deployed forces support program manager
Commander, Navy Installations Command
by Sharon Anderson - July-September 2012 - July-September 2012
An App for fitness and health
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.
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 ...
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.
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.