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How To Lock Down Data in Use And In The Cloud

Government Computer News - March 12, 2014

Can Big Data Save the Government $500 Billion?

Federal Computer Week - June 17, 2013

DISA Eyes Wi-Fi at Fort Meade

NextGov - April 29, 2013

In the Near Future, 'Cloud Computing' Will Just be 'Computing'

Government Computer News - April 25, 2013

Sketching the Big Picture on Big Data

Federal Computer Week - April 15, 2013

New 'Universal Gateway' Speeds Data to Navy Vessels

Government Computer News - July 26, 2012

NIST Guide Explains Cloud in Plain Terms

Government Computer News - May 30, 2012

8 Named to $144.9M Navy Command, Control Contract

Washington Technology - May 10, 2012

Complexity Could Jeopardize Data Center Consolidation

Government Computer News - August 1, 2011

'Culture of Reuse' Critical to Modernizing Old Applications

Government Computer News - April 19, 2011

CIOs Get to Work on Closing Data Centers

Federal Computer Week - April 8, 2011

Need Data Fast in the Battlespace? Cloud has it Covered.

Government Computer News - April 5, 2011

In New Cyber Battle, Info is the Goal, 'Stupid' is an Enemy

Government Computer News - March 30, 2011

Virtual Directory Serves as DoD's 'White Pages'

Defense Systems - January 11, 2010

Data Strategy

The DON CIO is the Department's senior data strategy official. In this role, the DON CIO organizes and coordinates the Secretariat, U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps representation to the DoD and Joint Service net-centric data strategy communities and associated communities of interest. Data strategy defines the policies, guidance, processes and tools used to produce data and to make data discoverable, accessible, usable and trusted.

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DON Critical Infrastructure Protection Program

SECNAVINST 3501.1C - December 13, 2011

This instruction provides policy and delineates specific responsibilities for implementing critical infrastructure protection in the Department of the Navy. This instruction has been revised and should be reviewed in its entirety.

DON Information Technology/Cyberspace Efficiency Initiatives and Realignment Tasking

DON CIO Memo - December 20, 2010

This memo establishes Department of the Navy information technology/cyberspace policy and governance strategy to meet the long-term objectives of the Department's information management, IT/cyberspace and information resources management efficiency and effectiveness goals. The memo also outlines initial DON IT/cyberspace efficiency focus areas.

Encryption of Sensitive Unclassified Data at Rest on Mobile Computing Devices and Removable Storage Media

DoD Memo - July 3, 2007

This memo establishes additional DoD policy for the protection of sensitive unclassified information on mobile computing devices and removable storage media. It applies to all DoD Components and their supporting commercial contractors that process DoD information.

Updated DON Guidance for BEA Compliance Assessment to Address Additional Requirement of the Real Property and Inventory Life Cycle Management

DTG 161552Z MAY 07 - May 16, 2007

This Naval message contains updated Department of the Navy Guidance for program managers of DON Defense Business Systems whose primary mission area and domain is Real Property and Inventory Life Cycle Management.

DON Information Technology Applications and Data Management

SECNAVINST 5000.36A - December 19, 2005

This instruction establishes policy for DON applications and data management and describes the responsibilities of the Functional Area Managers, Functional Data Managers and Functional Namespace Coordinators. It also establishes responsibilities for DON IT processes and tools to transform applications and data into net-centric naval capabilities consistent with DoD policy for interoperability and data sharing. ...


Transparency: The Right Data at the Right Time

January 29, 2013

Chances are you've seen the TV ad for a used-car company that begins with a potential buyer looking for “a car.” He is suddenly facing a sea of automobiles, which he narrows down by being more specific: "A red car. With good gas mileage. With four doors." And so on. This is a good example of what we in the IT world call "transparency." Contrary to common misconceptions, data transparency does not mean access to all ...

DON CIO Speaks at Naval War College's Senior Enlisted Academy Graduation

August 1, 2012

There are few milestones that better mark a time, an accomplishment and the hope for a bright future than a graduation. On July 12, 2012, Terry Halvorsen, Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer, had the honor of speaking at the graduation ceremony of the most recent graduating class of the Senior Enlisted Academy of the Naval War College in Newport, RI. He spoke of the challenges the graduates will face and how ...

Message From the DON CIO: Changing the IT Business Model

by Terry Halvorsen - July 27, 2011

The Department of the Navy must change the way it manages its business information technology (IT) systems. It is the reality of these fiscally constrained times; and frankly, it is the right thing to do as good stewards of taxpayer money.

Implementing DON IT/Cyberspace Efficiency Initiatives & Realignment

by Lynda Pierce - May 4, 2011

In the January-March 2011 issue of CHIPS, the Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer announced the DON CIO's role in addressing information technology/cyberspace efficiency initiatives and realignment in the Department of the Navy, in response to a memo released by the Under Secretary of the Navy Dec. 3, 2010. The Under Secretary directed the DON CIO to take the lead for this endeavor.

DON IT/Cyberspace Efficiency Initiatives and Realignment

by Lynda Pierce - January 31, 2011

The Under Secretary of the Navy, The Honorable Robert O. Work, signed a memo, dated Dec. 3, 2010, addressing information technology (IT)/cyberspace efficiency initiatives and realignment in the Department of the Navy. The memo underscores the challenge from Secretary of Defense (SECDEF) Robert Gates to think about the DON's approach to IT initiatives and to centralize and consolidate efforts where it makes sense. Work ...

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.

METOC Data Management for Net-Centric Operations

by Dr. Roy Ladner - February 20, 2009

The departments of Defense and the Navy have adopted a data sharing strategy that supports network-centric operations on the Global Information Grid (GIG). This strategy redefines interoperability from traditionally defined point-to-point interfaces between databases and applications, to a many-to-many data exchange where many users and applications may leverage the same data on the network.

Guidance Updated for DAR Compliance Effort on Non-NMCI Networks

July 11, 2008

An enterprise solution to encrypt DON data-at-rest (DAR) for non-Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI) networks is anticipated to be available this fall from the Department of Defense Enterprise Software Initiative/SmartBUY Enterprise Software Agreements.

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DARPA Virtual Lab Advances DoD’s Ability to Test Critical Microelectronics

by DARPA Public Affairs - December 15, 2014

Lab allows researchers from Navy and Air Force to investigate vulnerabilities inserted intentionally or unintentionally throughout components’ life cycle

Anchorage Completes NASA Orion Mission

by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Christopher A. Veloicaza, USS Anchorage (LPD 23) Public Affairs - December 8, 2014

Better Buying Power 3.0 Focuses on Technology, Innovation

by Amaani Lyle, DoD News, Defense Media Activity - December 8, 2014

NASA’s New Orion Spacecraft Completes First Spaceflight Test

by NASA News Release - December 5, 2014

Major Milestone on Agency's Journey to Mars

Transferring SPAWAR Technologies to Entrepreneurs

by SSC Pacific Public Affairs - December 5, 2014

DoD Seeks Future Technology Via Development Plan

by Amaani Lyle, DoD News, Defense Media Activity - December 3, 2014

DoD Cloud Way Forward

by CHIPS Magazine - December 1, 2014

New guidance released

Symantec and DLT Solutions Announce Navy Roadshow

by DOD ESI and DON Enterprise Software Agreements Team - November 19, 2014

Join Symantec and DLT Solutions Navy Roadshow to explore solutions that matter the most to the Department of the Navy and U.S. Marine Corps

U.S. Navy History and Week in Review

by Navy News Service - November 14, 2014

10 events you may have missed this week in the Navy

DoD Advances Information Technology to Lower Costs

by Cheryl Pellerin, DoD News, Defense Media Activity - November 10, 2014

Registration, Award Nominations Now Being Accepted For DON IT Conference

by DON CIO Communications Team - November 5, 2014

Naval War College Aims to Forecast Changing Arctic

by Daniel L. Kuester, U.S. Naval War College Public Affairs - November 4, 2014

NSWCDD-ODU Collaboration Enriches Students, Faculty and Navy Technological Programs

by John Joyce, NSWC Dahlgren Division Public Affairs - November 3, 2014

U.S. Navy History and Week in Review

by Navy News Service - October 31, 2014

10 events you may have missed this week in the Navy

Rear Adm. Peter A. Gumataotao, Commander, Naval Surface Force Atlantic

by Sharon Anderson - October 21, 2014

COMNAVSURFLANT Talks about the Optimized Fleet Response Plan and More…

A Technology Leap for the Navy, Better Quality of Life for Sailors

by Sharon Anderson - October-December 2014

CANES provides advanced cybersecurity and more

C4I Officials Visit USS Higgins

by Lt. j.g. Kara Lynn Yingling, USS Higgins Public Affairs - October-December 2014

CANES critical to information dominance

Database Merges Could Yield Billions in Savings

by Amaani Lyle, DoD News, Defense Media Activity - September 24, 2014

DoD to eliminate duplicate and less-authoritative data and merge IT systems

Pentagon’s Acting CIO Provides Cloud Computing Update

by Amaani Lyle, DoD News, Defense Media Activity - September 24, 2014

U.S. Navy History and Week in Review

by Navy News Service - September 5, 2014

10 events you may have missed this week in the Navy

U.S. Naval Air Forces, Pacific Fleet. Marks 72nd Anniversary

by Vice Adm. David H. Buss, Commander, Naval Air Forces, Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet - September 2, 2014

Development Squadron 5 Receives First Unmanned Undersea Vehicle

by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin Johndro, Commander, Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet Public Affairs - August 29, 2014

Expeditionary Forces Train for Rapid Response

by Ens. Jonathan Smith, Expeditionary Strike Group 2 Public Affairs - August 29, 2014

U.S. Navy History and Week in Review

by Navy News Service - August 29, 2014

10 events you may have missed this week in the Navy

FRCSE artisans repair lasers enhancing fleet readiness

by FRCSE Public Affairs - August 26, 2014

DISA Conducts Forecast to Industry

by Defense Information Systems Agency Public Affairs - August 25, 2014

U.S. Navy History and Week in Review

by Navy News Service - August 22, 2014

10 events you may have missed this week in the Navy

NAVAIR Acquisition Leadership Symposium

by AIR-1.0 Public Affairs - August 19, 2014

An all-star lineup of speakers urge innovation, offer inspiration

Next Generation SATCOM System

by Petty Officer 1st Class Shawn Eggert - August 19, 2014

Coast Guard Cutter Healy testing during Arctic Shield 2014

U.S. Navy History and Week in Review

by Navy News Service - August 15, 2014

10 events you may have missed this week in the Navy

U.S. Navy History and Week in Review

by Navy News Service - August 8, 2014

10 events you may have missed this week in the Navy

NASA, Navy Prepare for Orion Spacecraft to Make a Splash

by NASA News Release - August 7, 2014

DISA Closes Defense Enterprise Computing Center in Huntsville, Alabama

by DISA Public Affairs - July 14, 2014

Closure expected to save the DoD $3.2 million annually

Darren A. Sawyer Discusses the Navy Intelligence Community Enterprise Information Technology Transition

by CHIPS Magazine - July-September 2014

Senior Advisor for Navy Intelligence Enterprise Information Technology

DON Information Management Study

by Tom Hicks - July-September 2014

30-Day Review for DON CIO and DUSN Management processes and organizational assessment

Dr. Maura Sullivan Discusses DON IT and Cybersecurity Risk Management

by CHIPS Magazine - July-September 2014

White House Fellow currently serving in the U.S. Department of the Navy

U.S. Navy Continues to Drive IT Cost Efficiencies

by Janice C. Haith, Director, Department of the Navy Deputy Chief Information Officer – Navy (DDCIO-N) - July-September 2014

Janice C. Haith, DDCIO-N, discusses Navy IT savings

Valerie Carpenter Talks About the Historic Success of Navy ERP

by CHIPS Magazine - July-September 2014

Program Manager Navy Enterprise Business Solutions, Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information Systems

DON IT Conference Presentations Available

by DON CIO Enterprise IT Policy & Communications Team - June 30, 2014

Marines Tap Real-Time Information Like Never Before

by Eric Beidel, Office of Naval Research - January 16, 2014

Jan. 16, 2014

DISA Approves STIG for Government-Issued Apple iOS 6 Mobile Devices - May 17, 2013

by Defense Information Systems Agency - May 17, 2013

DISA Breaking Down Barriers for DoD Commercial Cloud E-mail Service - May 17, 2013

by Defense Information Systems Agency - May 17, 2013

A Message from the DON CIO

by Terry Halvorsen - April-June 2013

Adapting and Overcoming Resistance to Change in an Evolving IT World

Modernizing and Securing Navy’s MPTE Environment … and Winning a DON IT/IM Excellence Award

by the EIM Team and Sharon Anderson - April-June 2013

MPTE Enterprise Information Management (EIM) scores a hit for the Navy

Navy Designs Mechanized Rear-Door Assist for Mine Resistant Vehicles

by Alan Canfield and Dan Broadstreet, NSWC Panama City Division - March 13, 2013

HM-14 Says Training at NSWC PCD All About Mine Warfare Expertise, Location

by Jacqui Barker, NSWC PCD Public Affairs - March 12, 2013

Extracting Relevance from Mountains of Data

by DARPA News - February 20, 2013

DARPA convenes experts to address growing need for Big Data analysis tools

A Message from the DON CIO

by Terry Halvorsen - January-March 2013

Transparency: The Right Data at the Right Time

Mr. Terry Halvorsen

by CHIPS Magazine - January-March 2013

Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer

Reducing the Use of Social Security Numbers

by Steve Muck and Steve Daughety - January-March 2013

A Good News Story