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Wednesday, November 15, 2017
WASHINGTON, Nov. 9, 2017 — The Defense Department is pledging to improve the way background investigations are done, ...
Monday, November 13, 2017
WASHINGTON -- Soldiers from U.S. Army Cyber Command's 780th Military Intelligence (MI) Brigade (Cyber) and the Cyber ...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
The Defense Information Systems Agency conducted its annual Forecast to Industry event Nov. 6 at the Ronald Reagan Building ...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
FORT MEADE, MD — Five cryptologic pioneers were inducted into the NSA/CSS Cryptologic Hall of Honor Nov. 2 at the National ...
Friday, November 3, 2017
Defense Acquisition University’s (DAU) Cybersecurity Enterprise Team (CET) provided an hour-long seminar discussing the ...
Thursday, November 2, 2017
FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (NNS) -- U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. Tenth Fleet announced today that all of the Navy’s Cyber ...
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
To set the direction for the discussion of "Cyber Attacks are Borderless," at the 2017 Association of the US Army ...
Monday, October 30, 2017
The US Army Cyber Protection Brigade, or CPB, held the 2017 Cyber Stakes for the first time Sept. 18-27 at Fort Gordon, Ga. ...
Monday, October 30, 2017
When it comes to information security, passwords are one of the weakest links in the chain because there are countless ways ...
Thursday, October 26, 2017
WIESBADEN, Germany -- October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and marks the kickoff of the yearlong Army ...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
WASHINGTON -- The Army Cyber Command is recruiting a variety of cybersecurity talent from industry, government and academia ...
Monday, October 23, 2017
If you have a smartphone, laptop, or IoT device connected to a Wi-Fi network, the information you send over that network ...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
WIESBADEN, Germany -- October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and marks the kickoff of the yearlong Army ...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Washington - Cybersecurity is one of three mission priorities in the NAVSEA Campaign Plan to Expand the Advantage. ...
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Rear Adm. Nancy Norton, vice director of the Defense Information Systems Agency, <a ...
October-December 2017 Issue
According to <a ...
October-December 2017 Issue
The CHIPS mobile app for the Android and iOS operating systems is available! Look for “DON CIO CHIPS Magazine” in ...
October-December 2017 Issue
The Department of Defense is transitioning from the legacy Defense Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation ...
October-December 2017 Issue
How many passwords do you have? Do you struggle to come up with a new password for each new account? Does the whole process ...
October-December 2017 Issue
<strong>SurgeCyber Genesis</strong> <p>In recent communications to Navy personnel, Secretary Richard ...
October-December 2017 Issue
In 2014, there were 317 million new malware variants; in 2015, a 36 percent increase was encountered, resulting in 431 ...
October-December 2017 Issue
Warfighters must have reliable and capable communications and information to successfully perform their missions, and the ...
Monday, August 28, 2017
Teams from the S-6 Communications Department aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, California, are currently switching ...
Monday, August 28, 2017
Navy <a href="http://www.navy.mil/navydata/bios/navybio.asp?bioID=715" alt='Link will open in a new ...
Friday, August 25, 2017
NAVAL STATION NORFOLK, Va. – Lt. Cmdr. David Limmer relieved Lt. Cmdr. Brian Tyler as Officer In Charge of Communications ...
Thursday, August 24, 2017
U.S. European Command’s computer network security was greatly improved by one Sailor’s innovative idea. Cmdr. Audrey G. ...
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
The National Institute of Standards and Technology requests public comments on the release of Draft Special Publication ...
July-September 2017 Issue
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Throughout National Cybersecurity Awareness Month this October, and in subsequent articles, the Office ...
Friday, June 23, 2017
NIST has finalized <a href="http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/PubsSPs.html#SP-800-63-3" alt='Link will open ...
Monday, May 15, 2017
Make the most out of your conference experience with this helpful information. <p>Conference sessions run from 8:30 ...
Thursday, April 6, 2017
In movies and television, computers can quickly identify a person in a crowded arena from tiny, grainy video images. But ...
Thursday, April 6, 2017
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (NNS) -- Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard cyber and information warfare command leaders discussed the ...
April-June 2017 Issue
JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. (NNS) – Naval Communication Security Material System (NCMS), in collaboration with Navy Information ...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Live and recorded trainings are available for DoD and non-DoD entities seeking to establish, re-accredit, or re-certify ...
Friday, March 24, 2017
The <a href="http://www.oni.navy.mil/" alt='Link will open in a new window.' ...
Friday, February 24, 2017
There has been considerable progress in the development of academic and transfer pathways for cybersecurity; however, the ...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
NAVAL INFORMATION FORCES, SUFFOLK, Va. – Naval Information Forces (NAVIFOR) announced the Sea, Shore and Reserve Sailors of ...
Friday, February 10, 2017
WASHINGTON (Army News Service) -- Army cyber leaders announced a new career management program for civilians Feb. 8, as well ...
Friday, February 10, 2017
FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (NNS) -- U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet (FCC/C10F) celebrated its 7th year of operations ...
Friday, February 10, 2017
FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (NNS) -- Vice Adm. Mike Gilday, commander, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet (FCC/C10F) ...
Monday, January 30, 2017
The Cybersecurity Framework helps you to assess and measure your cyber supply chain risks and gain actionable insights to ...
Friday, January 27, 2017
NIST invites comments on <a href="http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/drafts/800-12r1/sp800_12_r1_draft.pdf" ...
January-March 2017 Issue
<a href="http://www.defense.gov/About-DoD/Biographies/Biography-View/Article/602710" alt='Link will open in ...
January-March 2017 Issue
I want to take this opportunity to encourage attendance at one of the 2017 DON IT conferences. These events, held twice each ...
January-March 2017 Issue
The privacy of an individual is a fundamental right that must be respected and protected. While improved handling and ...
January-March 2017 Issue
For the past 20 years, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic employees have provided meteorology services, ...
Thursday, November 17, 2016
WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2016 — The <a href="http://www.defense.gov/News/Special-Reports/0415_Cyber-Strategy" ...
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
SAN DIEGO (Nov. 8, 2016) – Throughout the month of October, organizations across the Navy highlighted the importance of ...
Monday, October 24, 2016
Like it or not, email is a central component of modern day life. The average person spends 6.3 hours a day checking their ...
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Earlier this year, the Administration announced a series of policy decisions to streamline and enhance how the Federal ...
October-December 2016 Issue
After updating your password for the umpteenth time, have you resorted to using one you know you’ll remember because you’ve ...
October-December 2016 Issue
<em>“Again? I just took my security awareness training! Why am I taking it again? It’s just more of the same stuff. I ...
October-December 2016 Issue
The DON IT Conference, West Coast 2017 schedule is now available. The conference will be held Feb. 21-23, 2017, at the San ...
October-December 2016 Issue
<a href=" http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/About/Senior-Executives/Biographies/Johnson,%20T.pdf " alt='Link ...
October-December 2016 Issue
As you might imagine, Marine Corps C4 has a substantial to-do list to expand information technology connectivity for ...
October-December 2016 Issue
According to <a ...
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
This <a ...
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2016 — The Defense Department supports strong encryption to protect military capabilities and ...
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2016 — Transparency and intelligence seem like mutually exclusive terms, but they are not, the ...
Thursday, August 18, 2016
This week, seven teams whose cyber reasoning bots played in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Cyber Grand ...
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
The Defense Information Systems Agency’s (DISA) Global Operations Command, also known as DISA Global, held a ribbon-cutting ...
Monday, July 18, 2016
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (NNS) -- Vice Adm. Mike Gilday relieved Vice Adm. Jan E. Tighe as commander, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. ...
July-September 2016 Issue
On Aug. 18, the Department of Defense Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen launched a valiant new plan for DoD IT ...
July-September 2016 Issue
Remember Clinger-Cohen and the original Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), when it was called the ...
July-September 2016 Issue
<a href="http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/About/Senior-Executives/Biographies/Bible,%20K.pdf" alt='Link ...
July-September 2016 Issue
Information technology users in the Department of the Navy — that’s all 900,000 of you — have a great chance to hear about ...
July-September 2016 Issue
For years, the Navy IT Service Management Office has emphasized that international standards and industry best practice are ...
July-September 2016 Issue
The Secretary of the Navy signed the new <a href="http://www.doncio.navy.mil/contentview.aspx?id=7991" ...
Monday, May 23, 2016
Initial and after-action PII breach reporting forms OPNAV 5211/13 and 5211/14 have been revised and reissued, with the same ...
Thursday, May 19, 2016
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) offers a cloud-based set of solutions that enables the collection of large ...
Thursday, May 19, 2016
The Secretary of the Navy has signed an updated Department of the Navy Cybersecurity Instruction, SECNAVINST 5239.3C, dated ...
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Researchers at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory have teamed with General Atomics Aeronautical Systems ...
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
PENSACOLA, Fla. (NNS) -- Two new mobile apps designed for Sailors to complete required Navy General Military Training (GMT) ...
Monday, April 18, 2016
WASHINGTON, April 18, 2016 — Defense Department Chief Information Officer <a ...
April-June 2016 Issue
Cyber-attacks continue to grow more numerous, complex, disruptive and unpredictable. Since ships are part of a complex ...
April-June 2016 Issue
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer (DON CIO) Robert Foster recognized more than 10 ...
April-June 2016 Issue
Capt. Michael N. Abreu was appointed the Program Manager of the Naval Enterprise Networks (NEN) Program Office (PMW 205) in ...
April-June 2016 Issue
The Department of Defense introduced the concept of the Joint Information Environment (JIE) to enable a secure information ...
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Monterey, Calif. (NNS) -- Cryptologic Technician (Technical) 2nd Class Edward Montoya at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) ...
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
The DON IT Conference has been approved and will be held Feb. 17-18, 2016, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, ...
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Over 34,000 identity fraud cases were reported by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in 2011, an almost 100 percent increase ...
Friday, February 12, 2016
FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (NNS) -- Four U.S. Fleet Cyber Commander/10th Fleet personnel have been selected to participate in ...
Monday, February 1, 2016
Registration is open for the DON IT Conference, West Coast 2016, until February 5. It has been approved for February 17-18, ...
Friday, January 29, 2016
The Defense Information Systems Agency issued the Cloud Connection Process Guide (CCPG) this month to help Defense ...
Thursday, January 28, 2016
NIST announces the final release of <a href="http://nvlpubs.nist.gov/nistpubs/ir/2016/NIST.IR.8055.pdf" ...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
DIEGO GARCIA — There are several statements that are true about Diego Garcia. For example, the weather is unpredictable, it ...
Monday, January 25, 2016
WASHINGTON, January 21, 2016 — U.S. Cyber Command’s strategic priorities for 2016 include continued defense of DoD networks ...
Monday, January 25, 2016
The cyber threat is real — an All Hands effort is needed to defend the Navy <p>View the <a ...
January-March 2016 Issue
Just how bright is the future, you ask? <p>“Bright!” say the engineers and researchers from the Navy’s Space and ...
January-March 2016 Issue
From novice hackers to nation-state actors, Department of Defense (DoD) information systems and networks continue to face a ...
January-March 2016 Issue
Efforts to upgrade from the use of the Secure Hash Algorithm (SHA)-1 standard, to SHA-256 are well underway by information ...
January-March 2016 Issue
The theft of Personally Identifiable Information (PII) from major retailers, financial institutions and the Federal ...
January-March 2016 Issue
LT John Smith looked up from his iPhone, his eyes wide with shock. He looked quickly to his left and right, checking to see ...
January-March 2016 Issue
MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Virginia— Members of the Marine Corps information technology, cyber security and communications ...
January-March 2016 Issue
Attempting to address the cybersecurity of medical devices is undoubtedly a daunting task. Without exception, the medical ...
January-March 2016 Issue
To ensure critical warfighting capabilities can operate, fight and win in a contested cyber environment, the Navy has ...
January-March 2016 Issue
The Navy depends on understanding the risks of operating information technology and information systems (IT/IS) to ...
January-March 2016 Issue
Over the past several years, the Naval Operations Security (OPSEC) Support Team, headquartered at Navy Information ...
January-March 2016 Issue
<a href="http://www.navy.mil/navydata/bios/navybio.asp?bioID=872 " alt='Link will open in a new window.' ...
January-March 2016 Issue
The U.S. Navy is engaged in an active and constant cybersecurity defense against an array of technologically-savvy and ...
January-March 2016 Issue
<em>The views expressed here are solely those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect those of the Department of ...
Wednesday, December 2, 2015
WASHINGTON, December 1, 2015 — Protecting the warfighter, securing government networks and identifying millions of dollars ...
Monday, November 30, 2015
On Nov. 17, 2015, the Naval Enterprise Networks (NEN) Program Management Office (PMW 205) hosted an Industry Day at the ...
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
WASHINGTON (NNS) — Vice Admiral Jan E. Tighe, commander, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet, has said the Navy must ...
Friday, November 20, 2015
WASHINGTON, November 19, 2015 — Two specific emerging challenges are among those that concern Navy Adm. Mike Rogers, ...
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
SUFFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Navy Information Dominance Forces (NAVIDFOR) celebrated its first birthday this October. ...
Thursday, October 22, 2015
It’s 2015. Most of us have computers, smartphones, tablets, even smartwatches. But are you taking the right precautions to ...
Thursday, October 22, 2015
NAVADMIN 239/15 - Publish Date: 10/13/15<br/> This NAVADMIN describes how, starting October 2015, the Navy has ...
Friday, October 16, 2015
The Internet of Things refers to any object or device that sends and/or receives data automatically via the Internet. This ...
October-December 2015 Issue
<em><a href="https://ccdcoe.org/multimedia/cyber-war-perspective-russian-aggression-against-ukraine.html" ...
October-December 2015 Issue
The Office of Personnel Management has launched a website for individuals who may be victims of OPM's massive data breach ...
October-December 2015 Issue
Registration is now open for the DON IT Conference, West Coast 2016. It has been approved for February 17-18, 2016, and will ...
October-December 2015 Issue
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Department of Homeland Security's "If You See Something, Say ...
October-December 2015 Issue
While October was designated as National Cybersecurity Awareness month it is always an opportune time to address what the ...
Thursday, October 1, 2015
FORT MEADE, Md., September 8, 2015 — The commander of U.S. Cyber Command has stressed the need for the command to integrate ...
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
WASHINGTON, September 29, 2015 — Defense and deterrence are two of the highest priorities for bolstering the nation’s ...
Monday, September 28, 2015
WASHINGTON, September 25, 2015 — Navy Adm. Michael S. Rogers, director of the National Security Agency, previewed an ...
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Read the statement from James R. Clapper, Director of National Intelligence, to the House Permanent Select Committee on ...
Thursday, September 10, 2015
WASHINGTON, September 9, 2015 — The commander of U.S. Cyber Command described the role of deterrence in the cyber world, the ...
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
SAN DIEGO — The Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific) is proud to announce that Dwayne Lloyd, ...
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
See that black speck on the Lincoln’s penny-minted nostril? And on the right, notice another three of those specks ...
Friday, September 4, 2015
Quickly moving through security checkpoints by showing your hand to a scanner seems straight out of science fiction, but the ...
Thursday, August 20, 2015
NEWPORT, R.I. (NNS) -- The 2015-2016 academic year kicked-off for 436 joint service and international students during a ...
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Continuous Monitoring and Risk Scoring (CMRS) 2.0.4<br/> Date: 31 August 2015<br/> Time: 2:30 - 3:30 PM ...
Thursday, July 16, 2015
WASHINGTON, July 15, 2015 – Part of Defense Department Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen’s work these days involves ...
Monday, July 13, 2015
WASHINGTON, July 10, 2015 – U.S. Office of Personnel Management officials yesterday announced the results of the interagency ...
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
WASHINGTON, July 7, 2015 – It’s an axiom in the military that “you train like you fight.” Another is “the battlefield is a ...
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
<em>Editor’s Note: Due to the massive OPM data breach, CHIPS magazine continues to caution readers to be on guard ...
Thursday, July 2, 2015
WASHINGTON, July 1, 2015 – Cyberspace and critical infrastructure operators and experts from more than 100 organizations ...
July-September 2015 Issue
WASHINGTON, D.C., September 15, 2015 -- The <a ...
July-September 2015 Issue
WASHINGTON (NNS) — Compromising the cyber integrity of the network threatens every user and every system on your ship or in ...
July-September 2015 Issue
In April 2015, Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. TENTH Fleet (FCC/C10F), under the leadership of <a ...
July-September 2015 Issue
The Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Dominance (OPNAV N2/N6) Vice Adm. <a ...
July-September 2015 Issue
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) today announced ...
Thursday, June 25, 2015
SUFFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- When multi-unit groups deploy, Sailors and Marines can be confident in the interoperability of their ...
Thursday, June 25, 2015
The recent intrusions into U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) systems that house personnel and background ...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
The Defense Department’s classified mobility capability, delivered through a partnership between the Defense Information ...
Monday, June 22, 2015
According to Air Force Lt Gen Ronnie D. Hawkins, director of the <a href="http://www.disa.mil/" alt='Link will ...
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
DISA Director Air Force Lt Gen Ronnie Hawkins released the agency's updated strategic plan June 16. <p>This ...
Thursday, June 4, 2015
A collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across ...
TAGS: IA, Social Media
Friday, May 29, 2015
SUFFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Eric Markland, command information officer and director for Ashore Modernization and Integration at ...
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
The <a href="http://www.disa.mil/Enterprise-Services/DECTK-GW" alt='Link will open in a new window.' ...
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
The Joint Information Environment (JIE) continues to serve as the Department of Defense’s (DoD) principal initiative to ...
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
ARLINGTON, Va. (NNS) -- Lt. Patricia "Trish" Elliston, USCG, is the first officer from another service to earn the ...
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
WASHINGTON, April 14, 2015 – The Defense Department will release a new cyber strategy next week to guide the way ahead for ...
April-June 2015 Issue
The Department of the Navy (DON) ActivIdentity Enterprise Software License (ESL) Agreement is saving millions of dollars ...
April-June 2015 Issue
Capt. Douglas Powers, commanding officer of Navy Cyber Defense Operations Command (NCDOC), tackled a question that the U.S. ...
April-June 2015 Issue
Acquisition commands face constant challenges to prioritize program affordability, increase productivity and reduce cost. ...
April-June 2015 Issue
The Department of the Navy has long been pursuing a secure solution to meet the demand from users to use government-issued ...
April-June 2015 Issue
<em>Editor’s Note: This is the fourth installment in a series designed to highlight the products and services of the ...
April-June 2015 Issue
Since the Navy Marine Corps Intranet was penetrated in fall 2013 by a foreign adversary, the Navy has successfully defeated ...
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
WASHINGTON, March 17, 2015 – This year, the Defense Department will move aggressively to reverse the trend of chronic ...
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
PANAMA CITY, Fla. – A first-of-its-kind automated inventory system designed for U.S. Navy asset tracking for Program ...
Friday, March 6, 2015
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) integrated a system of systems operability testing (SOT) ...
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2015 – After months of work with world-class experts and online challenges, 60 cadets and midshipmen ...
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2015 – A new Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center is being created under the auspices of the ...
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
SEOUL, Republic of Korea (Feb. 6, 2015) – The Commander of <a href="http://www.navidfor.navy.mil/" alt='Link ...
Monday, February 9, 2015
In January of 2010, the Chief of Naval Operations stood up <a ...
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
FORT MEADE, Md. (NNS) -- U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet continued a month long celebration of its fifth year of ...
Monday, February 2, 2015
Final preparations have been made for the DON IT Conference, Feb. 10-12, 2015, at the San Diego Convention Center in San ...
Monday, February 2, 2015
FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. - U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet (FCC/C10F) is marking its fifth year of operations at ...
Thursday, January 22, 2015
With the launch of the third Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite Jan. 20 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, ...
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (NNS) (NNS) -- The Navy's third Mobile User Objective System (MUOS)satellite was launched today at 8:04 ...
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the third Mobile User Objective System satellite for the U.S. Navy ...
Thursday, January 15, 2015
The DON IT Conference, West Coast 2015 schedule is now available. The conference will be held Feb. 10-12, 2015, at the San ...
January-March 2015 Issue
The Defense Department is migrating to a new official enterprise collaboration tool, Defense Collaboration Service (DCS), ...
January-March 2015 Issue
While serving as the Deputy J6 for the <a href="http://www.hoa.africom.mil/" alt='Link will open in a new ...
January-March 2015 Issue
In the pursuit of information dominance, the Navy needs help. We are missing two critical components of any pursuit: (1) ...
January-March 2015 Issue
In today’s cost-conscious environment, the Department of Defense (DoD) stresses the importance of increasing mission ...
January-March 2015 Issue
Over 100 people gathered for a keynote speech on the future of the Navy Reserve at an Armed Forces Communications and ...
January-March 2015 Issue
Once upon a time, it was a hard sell to get people to care about cybersecurity. Cybersecurity professionals were viewed as ...
January-March 2015 Issue
Chances are that if you use a telephone on an East Coast Navy base or are a Fleet customer that needs radio, satellite, or ...
January-March 2015 Issue
Expeditionary warfare is the essence of naval operations from the sea — anytime, anywhere in any manner — according to U.S. ...
January-March 2015 Issue
Our focus for this edition is Department of the Navy innovation. Throughout history, Sailors and Marines have been renowned ...
January-March 2015 Issue
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Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Nominations are being accepted for the DON IM/IT Excellence Awards. Submissions are due Jan. 7, 2015. <p>The DON ...
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Military teams patrolling dangerous urban environments overseas and rescue teams responding to disasters such as earthquakes ...
Monday, December 22, 2014
Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) Technical Director Bob Stephenson was recognized by President Barack Obama ...
Thursday, December 18, 2014
FORT MEADE, Md. (NNS) -- Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert visited U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th ...
Thursday, December 4, 2014
The Department of Defense announced the recipients of the 2014 DoD Chief Information Officer awards at a Pentagon ceremony ...
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Navy Adm. Michael S. Rogers told a House panel that cyber threats are real, hurting the nation and its allies and partners, ...
Monday, December 1, 2014
Due to the fiscal constraints confronting the Defense Department, the DoD Chief Information Officer is investigating the use ...
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
In a combined retirement and change of command ceremony, Rear Adm. David (“Gordon”) Russell ended a thirty-plus year career ...
Thursday, November 20, 2014
SUFFOLK, VA -- John Miller, demonstration branch chief with the Joint Staff J6, was recently awarded the Department of ...
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Starting in January, Defense Department government travel card holders will begin receiving new ...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Interconnected global network systems have many benefits. Recognizing their value and acknowledging that adversaries are not ...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
SAN DIEGO — Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific) is developing a Cyber Supervisory Control and Data ...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan (NNS) -- A ceremony was held on Misawa Air Base, Japan, Oct. 10 to mark the disestablishment of U.S. ...
Friday, October 10, 2014
October is <a href="http://www.staysafeonline.org/blog/does-your-cyber-hygiene-need-a-brush-up" alt='Link will ...
October-December 2014 Issue
<strong>Virtualization, Cloud Computing and Enhanced Cybersecurity</strong> <p>The Navy’s deployment of ...
October-December 2014 Issue
As a result of the implementation of the new Department of Defense Cybersecurity and Risk Management Framework instructions ...
October-December 2014 Issue
The U.S. Department of the Navy’s Office of Naval Research has trademarked the name "e*WARFARE" and registered to ...
October-December 2014 Issue
As directed by the <a href="http://www.navy.mil/cno/index.asp" alt='Link will open in a new window.' ...
October-December 2014 Issue
A Navy Information Dominance Forces (NAVIDFOR) team leading the Fleet Cybersecurity Plan of Actions and Milestone ...
October-December 2014 Issue
SUFFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Rear Adm. Matthew J. Kohler relieved Rear Adm. Diane E.H. Webber as a Commander, Navy Information ...
October-December 2014 Issue
SUFFOLK, Va. (Oct. 1, 2014) –Navy Information Dominance Forces (NAVIDFOR) Command stood up today as the U.S. Navy’s newest ...
October-December 2014 Issue
<em>Q: Why did SPAWAR establish a Cyber Readiness Team (CRT) for the ...
October-December 2014 Issue
<em>Editor’s Note: This is the second installment in a series designed to highlight the products and services of the ...
October-December 2014 Issue
Navy must fight and win in the increasingly connected and contested cyber domain. Task Force Cyber Awakening (TFCA) will ...
October-December 2014 Issue
As directed by the <a href="http://www.navy.mil/cno/index.asp" alt='Link will open in a new window.' ...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
The Naval Intelligence Activity (NIA) will exercise oversight of all intelligence activities within the Navy, ensuring ...
Friday, September 26, 2014
SUFFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert visited Sailors and Department of Defense ...
Monday, September 15, 2014
<a href="http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/About/Senior-Executives/Biographies/Sawyer,%20D.pdf" alt='Link will ...
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Revisions to Information Dominance training are designed to further integrate the Information Dominance Corps (IDC) and ...
Friday, July 11, 2014
Recent media accounts have reported a breach of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) network. At this time, neither OPM ...
July-September 2014 Issue
<a href=" http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/About/Senior-Executives/Biographies/Sawyer,%20D.pdf" alt='Link will ...
July-September 2014 Issue
Dr. John A. Zangardi assumed the duties of Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Command, Control, Communications, ...
July-September 2014 Issue
Dr. Sullivan was a senior director at RMS, a global risk modeling firm, where she led the development of multidisciplinary ...
July-September 2014 Issue
Rear Adm. Jonathan White holds the position of “oceanographer of the U.S. Navy” and is the 20th person to do so since its ...
July-September 2014 Issue
<em>Editor’s Note: This is the first installment in a series designed to highlight the products and services of the ...
July-September 2014 Issue
Social media has become the largest electronic collaboration tool in the history of technology and communication. Users of ...
July-September 2014 Issue
During the CIO Town Hall at the DON IT Conference in June, I briefed the audience on several information technology ...
July-September 2014 Issue
Valerie Carpenter serves as the Program Manager for the Navy Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Program, an Acquisition ...
July-September 2014 Issue
Vice Admiral Jan E. Tighe became the first female commander of a numbered fleet in U.S. Navy history when she assumed ...
Monday, June 16, 2014
The DON IT Conference will be held at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland, beginning Tuesday, June 24, ...
Thursday, April 10, 2014
The men and women of the <a href=" http://www.oni.navy.mil/" alt='Link will open in a new window.' ...
April-June 2014 Issue
Commander, Naval Network Warfare Command Capt. Eugene Costello and Commanding Officer, Navy Cyber Defense Operations Command ...
April-June 2014 Issue
FORT MEADE, Md (NNS) -- Navy Adm. Michael S. Rogers assumed command of U.S. Cyber Command and became director of the ...
January-March 2014 Issue
According to a 2011 Presidential Executive Order, an Insider Threat is “a person with authorized access who uses that access ...
July-September 2013 Issue
Achieving information assurance (IA) requires more than possessing leading-edge technologies and superior operational ...
July-September 2013 Issue
Today’s operational environment can be characterized as one of increasing competition and rapidly changing technological ...
July-September 2013 Issue
Vice Adm. Card was appointed to the rank of vice admiral in June 2011 as he assumed office as Deputy Chief of Naval ...
April-June 2013 Issue
<strong>Cloud Computing Memo Signed</strong></br> On April 1, 2013, the Department of the Navy Chief ...
October-December 2012 Issue
Mr. Robert J. Carey serves as the Department of Defense Principal Deputy Chief Information Officer. Selected to this ...
Monday, July 23, 2012
<p>An Office of Naval Research (ONR) universal gateway that gives Sailors access to more accurate, secure, real-time ...
July-September 2012 Issue
The following is a recently reported personally identifiable information (PII) data breach. Names have been changed or ...
July-September 2012 Issue
Capt. Danelle Barrett graduated from Boston University in 1989 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History where she received ...
July-September 2012 Issue
For many years, the Electronic Data Interchange-Personal Identifier (EDI-PI) has been a unique identifier for personnel ...
April-June 2012 Issue
Increasing the ability to conduct business on the go, away from a traditional office or desktop environment, can be a key ...
January-March 2012 Issue
With all of the excitement surrounding the release of the Next Generation Enterprise Network (NGEN) Request for Proposal ...
October-December 2011 Issue
Certification and accreditation (C&A) transformation is an initiative to align processes, terminology and frameworks for ...
October-December 2011 Issue
Since the Chief of Naval operations combined the Office of the Director of Naval Intelligence (N2) and the Office of the ...
July-September 2011 Issue
A question submitted to the "Ask an Expert" section of the Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer ...
January-March 2011 Issue
As the DON CIO, Mr. Halvorsen heads the Office of the DON CIO and is the DON's senior official and adviser on matters ...
January-March 2011 Issue
The Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI) began as a revolutionary idea more than 10 years ago when the question was posed: What ...
October-December 2010 Issue
For years, one of the primary challenges for Information Assurance (IA) personnel in the Navy, as well as the rest of the ...
October-December 2010 Issue
It has been 10 years since President Clinton signed the E-Sign Act ("Electronic Signatures in Global and National ...
October-December 2010 Issue
The Marine Corps Information Assurance Workforce (IAWF) is critical to providing the operating forces and supporting ...
TAGS: IA, Workforce
April-June 2010 Issue
Federal Chief Information Officers were directed by the Information Technology Reform Act (Clinger-Cohen Act) of 1996 to ...
April-June 2010 Issue
The Secretary of Defense has embraced public key cryptography as a critical component of defense-in-depth and contributor to ...
January-March 2010 Issue
The year 2010 marks the end and the beginning of an era in naval information technology. After 10 years of the Navy Marine ...
January-March 2010 Issue
The December 2008 report written by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Commission on Cybersecurity ...
January-March 2010 Issue
We are experiencing a period of rapid change in the information realm; new technologies are emerging daily, obsolescence ...
October-December 2009 Issue
The following is a recently reported compromise of personally identifiable information (PII) involving the theft of storage ...
July-September 2009 Issue
A primary challenge for the Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer (DON CIO) is planning and preparing for future ...
April-June 2009 Issue
The protection of Navy shipboard networks is critical to national security. An important part of maintaining a secure ...
April-June 2009 Issue
Because of a 300 percent increase in cyber attacks on Department of Defense (DoD) information technology (IT) systems and ...
January-March 2009 Issue
"The network is down." These four words can wreak havoc on anyone's day, but for Defense Department networks ...
October-December 2008 Issue
Josh Caplan, an employee in the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific's information technology engineering branch ...
TAGS: Awards, IA, ITAM
July-September 2008 Issue
Maj. Gen. William T. Lord is commander, Air Force Cyberspace Command (Provisional). He is responsible for establishing ...
April-June 2008 Issue
The Information Assurance Scholarship Program (IASP), authorized by U.S.C. Title 10 Chapter 112, is designed to increase the ...
TAGS: Awards, IA, Workforce
April-June 2008 Issue
Command and control is the union of the art and science of war. C2 integration enables commanders to exert their leadership ...
April-June 2008 Issue
The Joint Tactical Radio System, the once troubled Defense Department major acquisition program for developing and procuring ...
January-March 2008 Issue
A good idea, well-executed and with value to the customer now, and in the future, is the key to any good product and its ...
October-December 2007 Issue
The Office of Management and Budget, Defense Department and General Services Administration awarded multiple contracts in ...
October-December 2007 Issue
Rear Adm. Janice M. Hamby, Director of Operations (N3) for Naval Network Warfare Command, was promoted to the rank of rear ...
April-June 2007 Issue
The Department of Defense (DoD) is modifying the current Common Access Card (CAC) to meet the mandates of Homeland Security ...
January-March 2007 Issue
The Navy COOL Web site is just one of the new professional development tools supporting commercial credentialing. In the ...
October-December 2006 Issue
"In achieving our vision of network-centric operations and FORCEnet, it is crucial that the Department of the Navy develops ...
October-December 2006 Issue
With recent reports of potential violations of sensitive personal information by federal agencies, the Office of Management ...
TAGS: IA, Privacy
October-December 2006 Issue
The Navy's Networks, Information Assurance and Enterprise Services Program Office, PMW 160, provides the network fabric and ...
October-December 2006 Issue
A rich experimentation environment replicated a Joint Task Force (JTF) headquarters in a multifaceted experiment led by U.S. ...
TAGS: IA, ITAM
July-September 2006 Issue
<i>"Each federal agency shall develop, document, and implement an agencywide information security program to ...
July-September 2006 Issue
Over the last several months, the Department of the Navy Information Management/Information Technology (IM/IT) Integrated ...
July-September 2006 Issue
<b>Background</b> <p>Department of Navy (DON) employees frequently work at home. In the office, there ...
July-September 2006 Issue
The Joint Expeditionary Force Experiment 2006 is the sixth in a series of U.S. Air Force biennial highly focused, ...
January-March 2006 Issue
In 1999, the Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer (DON CIO) assumed the collateral duties of the DON Critical ...
January-March 2006 Issue
In the CHIPS Oct-Dec 2005 edition, we reported that the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) New Orleans was closed ...
July-September 2005 Issue
The Department of Defense Directive (DoDD) 8570.1, Information Assurance (IA) Training, Certification, and Workforce ...
July-September 2005 Issue
Whether you are a Marine or Soldier on the ground in Iraq, a strike group commander or Department of Defense (DoD) business ...
TAGS: Cybersecurity, IA, KM
July-September 2005 Issue
<i>To meet the demands of today's net-centric-operations environment or battlespace, we must adapt a much broader ...
July-September 2005 Issue
The Navy Computer Incident Response Team (NAVCIRT) received the SAS Enterprise Intelligence Award May 11 in Washington, D.C. ...
July-September 2005 Issue
<b>Active Duty Alert Helps Combat Identity Theft</b> <p>Identity theft is a growing crime in the United ...
July-September 2005 Issue
<b>Introduction</b> <p>This article discusses the responsibilities of Department of the Navy (DON) ...
April-June 2005 Issue
Mentoring young professionals and guiding and inspiring the workforce is a top priority for the Navy-Marine Corps leadership ...
January-March 2005 Issue
Rear Adm. Brown became Vice Director for Command, Control, Communications, and Computer Systems (J6), The Joint Staff, in ...
January-March 2005 Issue
The Department of the Navy's Information Management/Information Technology (IM/IT) Workforce Management team works across ...
TAGS: IA, Workforce
October-December 2004 Issue
Mr. Robert J. Carey serves as the Department of the Navy Deputy Chief Information Officer for Policy and Integration. ...
April-June 2004 Issue
Mr. Dave Wennergren, DON CIO, was recently named Chair of the new Department of Defense (DoD) Identity Management Senior ...
January-March 2004 Issue
Wouldn't it be so much simpler if Department of Defense (DoD) personnel had to remember only one simple Personal ...
January-March 2004 Issue
The Greek mathematician, Archimedes, wrote, "Give me a place to stand and a lever long enough, and I will move the ...
January-March 2004 Issue
<b>What is FISMA?</b> <p>The Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 (FISMA) is contained ...
October-December 2003 Issue
Interested in pursing a Masters or Doctorate? If you are, then you should read on. <p>The Information Assurance ...
July-September 2003 Issue
<b>Introduction</b> <p>Secretary Rumsfeld came to the Department of Defense two and a half years ago with ...
April-June 2003 Issue
<b>CHIPS:</b> <i>NETWARCOM was established with the realignment of the operational functional areas of ...
April-June 2003 Issue
In this time of fierce competition and fast moving technology, now more than ever, each of us must take responsibility for ...
TAGS: IA, Workforce
January-March 2003 Issue
For many years, the Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) has directly contributed to the success of U.S. Navy fleet ...
October-December 2002 Issue
In an unprecedented move beginning summer 2002, the Marine Corps will send senior enlisted Marines to the Air Force ...
TAGS: IA, KM, Workforce
October-December 2002 Issue
<b>Introduction</b> <p>In this era of rapidly emerging technologies, it is easy to be swept away by the ...
July-September 2002 Issue
<i>Edited from a presentation given by Dr. Margaret Myers , Principal Director, Deputy Chief Information Officer, ...
July-September 2002 Issue
The Department of the Navy IT Umbrella Program Voice Video and Data (ViViD) contract now offers the TACLANE ...
July-September 2002 Issue
What a difference 14 years of technology makes! In January 1988, ships deploying to the Persian Gulf were some of the first ...
April-June 2002 Issue
On January 23, 2002 the Department of Defense (DoD) Common Access Card program received an the DoD Best Practice Award, ...
April-June 2002 Issue
<i>IT-21 has fundamentally changed today's battle force operations, providing the Fleet with state-of-the-art ...
January-March 2002 Issue
The Department of Defense (DoD) Common Access Card won a Government Technology Leadership Award on December 4, 2001. This ...
October-December 2001 Issue
Today's workplace demands a new kind of worker. Data is dispatched in picoseconds and gigabits and this deluge of ...
July-September 2001 Issue
Beginning in spring 2001, Department of Defense (DoD) employees began receiving a new identification (ID) card. This card, ...
July-September 2001 Issue
Pick up an Information Technology (IT) strategic plan from virtually any organization today and you will read statements ...
July-September 2001 Issue
<i>Connecting Technology (CT) Spring 2001, May 15-17, 2001 had the honor and pleasure to have Mr. Joseph Cipriano, ...
July-September 2001 Issue
Imagine a networked world for our Navy where the well-publicized benefits of the Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI) allow us ...
April-June 2001 Issue
<b>Background</b> <p>Electronic Business (eB) is defined as the interchange and processing of information ...
April-June 2001 Issue
CHIPS recently interviewed Dr. Cathy Allen regarding the security of financial transactions on the Internet. BITS was formed ...
January-March 2001 Issue
Connecting Technology (CT) Fall 2000, sponsored by the Department of the Navy Chief Information Office (DON CIO) and the ...
January-March 2001 Issue
On 16 August 2000, the Department of the Navy (DON) Chief Information Officer, Mr. Dan Porter signed a Memorandum for ...
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