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October-December 2017 Issue
The CHIPS mobile app for the Android and iOS operating systems is available! Look for “DON CIO CHIPS Magazine” in ...
Thursday, September 14, 2017
The 2017 DISA Forecast to Industry will take place on Monday, Nov. 6, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) at the ...
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Dr. John Zangardi, acting, <a href="http://dodcio.defense.gov/" alt='Link will open in a new window.' ...
July-September 2017 Issue
I am very pleased to address you as Acting Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer. Though I am sad to see Rob ...
July-September 2017 Issue
There is no question that seapower is a central element of our nation’s physical security and economic well-being. The ...
July-September 2017 Issue
Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer Robert Foster spoke with Jason Miller, host of Federal News Radio’s <a ...
Monday, May 15, 2017
Make the most out of your conference experience with this helpful information. <p>Conference sessions run from 8:30 ...
April-June 2017 Issue
Where do Department of the Navy Information Management and Information Technology professionals learn about the DON’s latest ...
April-June 2017 Issue
Registration for the DON IT Conference, East Coast 2017 is open. The conference has been approved for May 16-18, 2017 at the ...
April-June 2017 Issue
The need for innovation never diminishes — to harness technology; to do more with less in budget challenged environments; to ...
Thursday, February 9, 2017
Pre-registration for the DON IT Conference, West Coast 2017 will close COB Friday, Feb. 10. On-site registration will be ...
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
Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer Robert Foster has announced the selection of 13 individuals and teams to ...
January-March 2017 Issue
<a href="http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/About/Senior-Executives/Biographies/Foster,%20R.pdf" alt='Link ...
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 ...
October-December 2016 Issue
Join us at the DON IT Conference in San Diego, California, from 21-23 Feb! Learn about new and emerging IT policy and ...
October-December 2016 Issue
Registration is now open for the DON IT Conferences, on the West and East Coasts. The DON IT Conference, West Coast has been ...
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/Haith,%20J.pdf" alt='Link ...
October-December 2016 Issue
The following is a recently reported compromise of personally identifiable information (PII) involving the loss of documents ...
October-December 2016 Issue
With increasing frequency, we read about computer networks being hacked — in both the public and private sectors. You may ...
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced Aug. 9 the hiring of a new permanent Chief ...
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
<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
Nominations are now being accepted for the DON Information Management/Information Technology (IM/IT) Excellence Awards. ...
July-September 2016 Issue
<strong><em>Introduction</strong><br/> For the CHIPS July-September privacy theme edition, the DON ...
July-September 2016 Issue
Steve Muck is the Director for Privacy and Information Sharing for the <a href="http://www.doncio.navy.mil/" ...
July-September 2016 Issue
I want to update you on what the Department of the Navy is doing to protect sensitive personal data from compromise. As you ...
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
The Department of Defense Information Technology Portfolio Repository/ Department of the Navy Applications and Database ...
Friday, May 20, 2016
In a May 17, 2016 memo, the DON CIO issued updated guidance for acquiring commercial cloud services in the DON. The updated ...
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Department of Defense Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen said the greatest challenge currently facing DoD’s ...
Monday, April 18, 2016
WASHINGTON, April 18, 2016 — Defense Department Chief Information Officer <a ...
April-June 2016 Issue
<em>Editor’s Note: This article expands on U.S. mobile cellular technology, a subtopic of the previous CHIPS article, ...
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
On April 1, Mr. Rob Vargo, Director of the Atlantic Test Ranges, and Mr. Jack Summers, Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) ...
April-June 2016 Issue
There are mobile applications for almost everything, and now there are apps that allow Department of the Navy active duty ...
April-June 2016 Issue
The DON Privacy office has received numerous reports of breach incidents involving the discovery of personally identifiable ...
April-June 2016 Issue
Erle Marion is the commercial hosting lead for <a ...
April-June 2016 Issue
We often hear how natural resources drive economies, such as clean water, fossil fuels, minerals and metals. ...
Thursday, March 24, 2016
WASHINGTON, March 23, 2016 — Information technology and cyber program priorities for the Defense Department’s chief ...
Thursday, March 10, 2016
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Wednesday, March 9, 2016
WASHINGTON, March 8, 2016 — The Defense Department will deploy Windows 10 departmentwide by January to strengthen ...
Friday, March 4, 2016
SECNAVINST 5239.20A, DON Cyber IT and CSWF Management and Qualification updates Department of Navy (DON) workforce policy ...
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, ...
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 ...
January-March 2016 Issue
In early 2013, the Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS) took steps to significantly improve their privacy program. What began ...
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
<a href="http://www.navy.mil/navydata/bios/navybio.asp?bioID=426" alt='Link will open in a new window.' ...
January-March 2016 Issue
On Dec. 24, 2015, DoD Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen issued a <a href= ...
January-March 2016 Issue
The Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 DON IT Awards. ...
January-March 2016 Issue
This Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer Feb. 12, 2016 memorandum updates existing policy and specifies the ...
January-March 2016 Issue
The DON IT Conference, East Coast 2016 and the USN-USMC Electromagnetic Spectrum Summit begin on Wednesday, April 20 at the ...
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
Why can’t I plug my cell phone into my office workstation or install my handy applet on my office computer? With global ...
January-March 2016 Issue
The United States uses a bifurcated process to manage its electromagnetic spectrum resources. The National ...
January-March 2016 Issue
It is very important to me to spend time meeting with Department of the Navy (DON) stakeholders to maintain active ...
Monday, November 2, 2015
WASHINGTON, October 29, 2015 — The Defense Department needs to change its cyber culture to protect its networks from the ...
October-December 2015 Issue
The following narrative is a recently reported Personally Identifiable Information (PII) data breach incident involving ...
October-December 2015 Issue
<em>Federal Chief Information Officers were mandated by the Clinger-Cohen Act of 1996 to address information ...
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
While October was designated as National Cybersecurity Awareness month it is always an opportune time to address what the ...
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
“Cloud computing plays a critical role in the Department’s IT modernization efforts. Our key objective is to deliver a cost ...
Thursday, July 16, 2015
WASHINGTON, July 15, 2015 – Part of Defense Department Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen’s work these days involves ...
July-September 2015 Issue
In 2008 the Department of Defense directed the services and other DoD agencies to reduce or eliminate the use of the SSN ...
July-September 2015 Issue
The inaugural financial audit and impending implementation of the Risk Management Framework (RMF) for Certification and ...
July-September 2015 Issue
I am very pleased and honored to address you as the Department of the Navy (DON) Chief Information Officer (CIO). Much of my ...
Monday, June 29, 2015
Mr. Rob Foster was selected to serve as the Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer effective June 15, 2015. Mr. ...
Thursday, June 25, 2015
The recent intrusions into U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) systems that house personnel and background ...
Thursday, June 25, 2015
On June 4, 2015, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced a cybersecurity breach potentially impacting ...
Monday, June 22, 2015
The <a href="http://www.nist.gov/itl/cloud/cloud_computing_wkshp_viii.cfm" alt='Link will open in a new ...
Monday, June 15, 2015
The DON CIO Town Hall, scheduled to take place at the DON IT Conference June 18, has been rescheduled to begin at 8:45 AM, ...
Friday, May 22, 2015
The <a href="https://community.apan.org/esmf_consortium_working_groups/m/desmf_edition_iii/default.aspx" ...
Friday, May 22, 2015
This memo from the DON CIO provides updated guidance for leveraging commercial cloud services in the Department of the Navy, ...
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md -- The Defense Information Systems Agency granted a Department of Defense Provisional Authorization ...
Friday, April 24, 2015
WASHINGTON, April 23, 2015 – Defense Secretary Ash Carter today unveiled the Defense Department’s second cyber strategy to ...
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
“Throughout our history the Navy and Marine Corps have been agile, innovative, and adaptable, ensuring global stability and ...
April-June 2015 Issue
In my first CIO column upon becoming the Acting <a href="http://www.doncio.navy.mil/Main.aspx " alt='Link will ...
April-June 2015 Issue
Greetings! <p>In this edition of CHIPS we continue with the Secretary of the Navy’s emphasis on innovation. ...
April-June 2015 Issue
<a href="http://www.nasa.gov/" alt='Link will open in a new window.' target='whole'>NASA</a> has a ...
April-June 2015 Issue
The Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Dominance (OPNAV N2/N6) Vice Adm. Ted N. Branch issued <a ...
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 ...
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2015 – Acting Defense Department Chief Information Officer <a ...
Monday, March 9, 2015
It’s great to be up and running in my new job as Federal CIO. I’m looking forward to be working with Agency CIOs through the ...
Monday, February 2, 2015
WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2015 – The Defense Department is moving its data to the cloud, driven by cost reductions, technical ...
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 ...
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 ...
Monday, January 5, 2015
A Department of Defense Chief Information Officer memo published Dec. 15, 2014, significantly changed DoD CIO guidance on ...
January-March 2015 Issue
A recently issued Defense Department directive, DoDD 5144.02, clarifies the many responsibilities of the DoD Chief ...
January-March 2015 Issue
The Defense Department is migrating to a new official enterprise collaboration tool, Defense Collaboration Service (DCS), ...
January-March 2015 Issue
I am pleased to address you as Acting DON CIO after having been appointed to serve in that capacity on 24 Oct. Though the ...
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Nominations are being accepted for the DON IM/IT Excellence Awards. Submissions are due Jan. 7, 2015. <p>The DON ...
Monday, December 8, 2014
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy took its first big step toward achieving a congressional mandate, Dec. 4, when a contract was ...
Monday, December 1, 2014
Due to the fiscal constraints confronting the Defense Department, the DoD Chief Information Officer is investigating the use ...
Monday, November 10, 2014
WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2014 – The Defense Department is pushing forward on information technology such as cloud computing, ...
October-December 2014 Issue
We are making progress in our efforts to transcend the organizational constructs, processes and technologies of the past. A ...
October-December 2014 Issue
The Department of the Navy’s (DON) Enterprise Software Licensing (ESL) Program Office (PMM-110) has saved the Navy and ...
October-December 2014 Issue
Over past 25 years, we have witnessed some of the most profound changes in human history. The global economy is becoming ...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2014 – As the Defense Department continues to seek better ways to align its structure and resources, ...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2014 – A memorandum to be released in October will highlight changes to the Defense Department’s ...
July-September 2014 Issue
The Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS)/Navy Personnel Command (NPC) is responsible for handling a large volume of personally ...
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
The Department of the Navy (DON) is gearing up to be a leading participant in a new web-based system intended to make public ...
Monday, June 16, 2014
The DON IT Conference will be held at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland, beginning Tuesday, June 24, ...
Thursday, June 5, 2014
The Department of the Navy Information Technology Conference has been approved for June 24-25, 2014, and will be held at the ...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
The DON IT Conference has been approved for June 24-25, 2014, and will be held at the Baltimore Convention Center in ...
April-June 2014 Issue
The Department of Defense Enterprise Software Initiative (ESI) mission is to lead in the establishment and management of ...
April-June 2014 Issue
Is newer always better (or necessary)? <p> In today's world, where technology changes in the blink of an eye, ...
January-March 2014 Issue
The current budget realities faced by the Department of the Navy have created for us a "new normal." And though we ...
July-September 2013 Issue
As cloud computing grows in popularity, organizations are being challenged to think about how this capability might change ...
July-September 2013 Issue
Admiral David G. Farragut once said, referring to Marines aboard Navy vessels, that a ship without Marines is like a coat ...
April-June 2013 Issue
<strong>Cloud Computing Memo Signed</strong></br> On April 1, 2013, the Department of the Navy Chief ...
January-March 2013 Issue
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 ...
January-March 2013 Issue
Mr. Terry Halvorsen is the Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer (DON CIO). Shortly after being named DON CIO in ...
October-December 2012 Issue
"We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.” Albert Einstein said these words ...
Thursday, May 3, 2012
With a mandate from the Under Secretary of the Navy to save 25 percent from the department's business information ...
April-June 2012 Issue
Imagine a scenario in which you are tasked with a multimillion-dollar software acquisition. You have limited experience with ...
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 ...
October-December 2010 Issue
<b>The Making of the CIO</b><br> "The Power of Team: The Making of a CIO," a seminal book ...
April-June 2010 Issue
Federal Chief Information Officers were directed by the Information Technology Reform Act (Clinger-Cohen Act) of 1996 to ...
October-December 2007 Issue
During the past 18 months, the Department of the Navy (DON) has reported more than 100 incidents involving the loss of ...
July-September 2007 Issue
The Secretary of the Navy and Deputy Secretary of Defense place great importance on making the Department of Defense and ...
April-June 2007 Issue
Federal Computer Week magazine presents the Federal 100 Awards each year to top executives from government, industry and ...
April-June 2005 Issue
Mentoring young professionals and guiding and inspiring the workforce is a top priority for the Navy-Marine Corps leadership ...
July-September 2004 Issue
New Orleans was hot June 20-23, but it just wasn't the temperatures. The 2004 NMCI Industry Symposium, a forum for ...
July-September 2002 Issue
<i>"The Department of the Navy Electronic Records Management System (DON ERMS) Working Group has a mission to ...
January-March 2002 Issue
<b>Background</b> <p>One of the underlying tenets in pursuit of information superiority in the Department ...
October-December 2001 Issue
We have all been reading about the increasing number of cyber attacks in today's news, with increasingly more ...
January-March 2001 Issue
Connecting Technology (CT) Fall 2000, sponsored by the Department of the Navy Chief Information Office (DON CIO) and the ...
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