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Friday, July 13, 2018
Not that they knew him personally, but Taylor Huddleston, a 27-year-old from Hot Springs, Arkansas, was for a time very ...
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Your family members and friends may rave about the new relationships they find online, through social media, dating sites ...
Monday, July 2, 2018
July 4th typically signals the start of summer vacation for many folks. School is out, and the work-weary look forward to ...
July-September 2018 Issue
When Dorothy left Kansas by traveling over the rainbow to Oz, she left the security of familiarity for a potentially ...
Friday, June 29, 2018
The Federal Trade Commission and its federal, state and local partners announced that its month-long recognition of military ...
Friday, June 15, 2018
The FBI announced this week that federal authorities—including the Department of Justice and the FBI— coordinated a major ...
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Last week, the Department of Homeland Security’s hosted <a href="https://www.dhs.gov/cve" alt='Link will ...
Friday, June 8, 2018
Three years ago, the Federal Trade Commission <a ...
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
The terms Cyber Security, Cyber Space, and Cyber Domain are prevalent in all major news outlets and within the conference ...
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
As more and more Americans become increasingly alarmed at the ways companies, digital devices and social media sites ...
Monday, April 16, 2018
Fifth-generation wireless technology is causing a lot of excitement and activity in the telecommunications industry and ...
Thursday, April 12, 2018
WASHINGTON, April 11, 2018 — As threats in cyberspace constantly evolve, the United States is facing adversaries that are ...
April-June 2018 Issue
The CHIPS mobile app for the Android and iOS operating systems is available! Look for “DON CIO CHIPS Magazine” in ...
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Digital diagnostics is an important investigative tool in criminal or civil law enforcement actions. With the proliferation ...
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
The Federal Trade Commission’s acting director of Bureau of Consumer Protection, Tom Pahl, announced FTC concerns about ...
Thursday, March 22, 2018
For the past three years, an important broker has had its eyes on a prime piece of property that it wants to allocate to ...
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Pyramid enterprises, chain letters, they are age-old scams promising quick rewards to the unsuspecting. <p>Have you ...
Thursday, March 1, 2018
A new Federal Trade Commission <a ...
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
As Americans gather up all their forms and records to prepare for income tax season, they should also prepare to safeguard ...
Monday, February 26, 2018
The Federal Trade Commission is warning consumers that it has received complaints about scammers, posing as a well-known ...
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is now accepting proposals for its 2018 Small Business Innovation ...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
For millions of Americans starting a new relationship means initiating contact on the internet via dating sites, social ...
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Defense Department officials are studying security issues raised by physical conditioning trackers that also can be used to ...
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
The Federal Trade Commission has given final approval to a <a ...
Tuesday, January 2, 2018
That’s what the Federal Trade Commission says impostors behind the Mobile Money Code scam promised. The FTC alleges that the ...
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
The holiday season is known to bring out the worst and best in people. Of course, cyber predators never take a holiday, they ...
Monday, December 18, 2017
During the holiday season many individuals are moved by compassion and generosity for those less fortunate. With the ...
Thursday, December 14, 2017
The U.S. Intelligence Community relies on Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act in the constant hunt for ...
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
The Federal Trade Commission and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced their intent to enter into a <a ...
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
ADELPHI, Md. -- A team of U.S. Army researchers recently joined an international group of scientists in Chernihiv, Ukraine ...
Monday, December 4, 2017
Do you have a holiday card in your inbox from an unfamiliar source? That deep discount in your newsfeed on this season’s ...
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Do you follow celebrities, influential people or favorite blogs on social media hoping for a beauty tip, investment advice ...
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Free shipping! Next day delivery! 50 percent off! Your email is probably bursting with offers for online discounts. The ...
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Check out the way too cool Under Armour Blue Angels uniforms that Navy will wear in the 2017 Army-Navy Game and see the ...
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
It has been said that “Americans live on the internet.” The evolution of the internet and all the personal conveniences and ...
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
You know you've been there; I know I have. You are stuck at work or at home for the holidays, scrolling through Facebook ...
Monday, November 20, 2017
The U.S. Intelligence Community relies on Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act in the constant hunt for ...
Thursday, November 16, 2017
If you are like millions of Americans with a smartphone or other mobile device, you probably use apps, some for ...
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
It’s open season, the time for millions of Americans to choose a health insurance plan. Whether you’re eligible for ...
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Media outlets are reporting that a ransomware attack, known as Bad Rabbit, initially spread through high profile ...
Monday, November 6, 2017
Network security in the workplace is of paramount importance to our daily mission, but we can’t forget to protect ourselves ...
Friday, November 3, 2017
Defense Acquisition University’s (DAU) Cybersecurity Enterprise Team (CET) provided an hour-long seminar discussing the ...
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
The nation's critical infrastructure provides essential services that underpin American society and sustain the American ...
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
You check the news, weather, sports scores and order toys for the kids from your favorite online retailer and then each ...
Monday, October 30, 2017
It’s that time of year again. You just found out from your boss that your time off is approved and you will be able to make ...
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
WASHINGTON - October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, an annual campaign to raise awareness about the importance ...
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
<blockquote>The security of the Navy networks is a continuous, all-hands effort. Every day, Sailors and civilians must ...
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 ...
Friday, October 13, 2017
Are you harassed by robocalls and wondering what you can do about them? Reporting illegal robocalls helps the Federal Trade ...
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Today we are sharing more information about ourselves than ever before. Often, we provide personal information online ...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
WIESBADEN, Germany -- October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and marks the kickoff of the yearlong Army ...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) <a ...
Thursday, October 5, 2017
The evolution of the internet and all the personal conveniences and business and communications innovations it has spawned ...
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Cybersecurity is a 24/7, all-year-long effort that is everyone's responsibility. Whether at home, in the office, in the ...
Monday, October 2, 2017
October is recognized across the U.S. as National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, making it the ideal time for all of us to ...
Monday, October 2, 2017
Every day brings fresh dismay as the number of hacks, data breaches and other cyber-enabled crime continues to grow. This ...
October-December 2017 Issue
Cyber-crime is an insidious threat. Social engineering tactics are more sophisticated, realistic and difficult to spot than ...
October-December 2017 Issue
According to <a ...
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
As Department of the Navy employees, most of us have been impacted by one or more major breach of PII in recent years, ...
October-December 2017 Issue
Every day the news is filled with fresh warnings from U.S. government agencies regarding the latest cyber intrusions and the ...
October-December 2017 Issue
One cannot pick up a newspaper, watch TV, listen to the radio, or scan the news on the internet without some direct or ...
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Many people are confused and concerned in the aftermath of yet another massive intrusion into the privacy of millions of ...
Monday, September 18, 2017
Hospitals, school districts, state and local governments, law enforcement agencies, and businesses large and small — these ...
Friday, September 15, 2017
Ring, ring. "This is Equifax calling to verify your account information." Stop. Don’t tell them anything. They’re ...
Friday, September 15, 2017
Stolen identity is a danger to national security and private citizens alike. For the FBI, identity theft is nothing new — ...
Thursday, September 14, 2017
If you have a <a href="https://www.consumer.gov/articles/1009-your-credit-history" alt='Link will open in a ...
Thursday, September 14, 2017
It’s heartening to see neighbors helping neighbors in storm damaged areas across Texas, Florida and the Caribbean, but not ...
Friday, September 8, 2017
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif.—Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity hosted elements of the Agile Bloodhound 2017 ...
Friday, August 11, 2017
<strong>Imposter Poses as Friend or Family Member</strong> <p>You answer the phone, the caller, posing ...
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
When you travel, there probably are a few must-haves in your suitcase: your toothbrush, deodorant, socks, shoes — you get ...
Monday, July 17, 2017
When people think about social media, they most likely immediately think about the popular sites such as Facebook, ...
July-September 2017 Issue
Criminals use cunning deceptions to defraud victims of millions of dollars every year. They often combine new technology ...
July-September 2017 Issue
<em>Editor’s Note: Federal employees and U.S. service members are noted for their generosity to charities, good causes ...
July-September 2017 Issue
By now most of you are familiar with the term “phishing,” an activity in which an adversary attempts to fraudulently acquire ...
July-September 2017 Issue
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Throughout National Cybersecurity Awareness Month this October, and in subsequent articles, the Office ...
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Many people who use computers and other digital devices are aware that all the words and images displayed on their monitors ...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Getting something for nothing sounds like a good deal, but often there’s a hidden cost, the Federal Trade Commission ...
Monday, April 10, 2017
The social sciences can play important roles in assisting military planners and decision-makers who are trying to understand ...
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Identity theft occurs when someone assumes your identity to perform a fraud or other criminal act. Criminals can get the ...
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
Password management is an important part of protecting your identity and security. Reputable websites require a username and ...
April-June 2017 Issue
SAN DIEGO --The rapid expansion of the Internet of Things and the rise of digitization are transforming our world and the ...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Today’s environment is filled with examples of technology designed to connect Airmen to the internet: ...
Thursday, March 23, 2017
(NAVY LIVE BLOG 22 MAR 17) -- The following message was released fleetwide by Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John ...
Friday, March 3, 2017
An astounding number of Americans — 95 percent — now own a cellphone of some kind. The share of Americans that own ...
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
The Federal Information Systems Security Educators’ Association (FISSEA) serves as a forum for the exchange of information ...
January-March 2017 Issue
It is that time of year where holiday shopping is on the rise and many people travel. Many mobile users can become unmindful ...
January-March 2017 Issue
PENSACOLA, Fla. -- A new application for mobile devices that allows Sailors on-the-go access to many features of the Navy ...
January-March 2017 Issue
PENSACOLA, Fla. - Sailors continue to benefit from the Navy Credentialing Opportunities On-line (COOL) program with the ...
January-March 2017 Issue
<blockquote> “Honor, Courage, Commitment Online, All of the Time.”</blockquote> <p>The U.S. Navy ...
Friday, November 18, 2016
They say opposites attract. While my husband and I have many important things in common, we are complete opposites in one ...
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Nearly every aspect of our lives is connected online. From sending a message to our doctor to work, we ...
Monday, November 14, 2016
ARLINGTON, Va. (Army News Service) -- Young, social media-savvy Soldiers may be the linchpin in commanders' efforts to ...
Monday, October 31, 2016
WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2016 — Earlier this month Defense Secretary Ash Carter’s new Defense Innovation Board <a ...
Monday, October 31, 2016
Here are two telemarketing scams with a familiar ring: <p>In one, a caller says you’re eligible for a grant to pay ...
Monday, October 31, 2016
NORFOLK (NNS) -- We use passwords to protect ourselves online. It's important to ensure that this protection is as ...
Friday, October 28, 2016
If you have a phone, you’ve probably heard from an <a ...
Friday, October 28, 2016
SASEBO, Japan (NNS) -- October is the annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and Sailors aboard submarine tender USS ...
Friday, October 28, 2016
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (NNS) -- The U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new $106-million Center for ...
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 ...
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Scammers know people pay attention to warning signs, like the car’s “check engine” light, or railroad crossing gates and ...
Monday, October 17, 2016
The Federal Trade Commission has <a href=" ...
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
It seems like manufacturers are coming out with new smartphones, tablets and other devices at a faster clip year after year. ...
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
There’s no cybersecurity silver bullet. Be risk-based. Pick low hanging fruit. We’ve all heard lots of clichés about ...
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
<em>National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2016 is underway! In the spirit of being cyber secure, CHIPS will publish ...
Monday, October 3, 2016
WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- The Air Force message is clear -- October may be National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, but with the ...
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
Until the 1980s, industrial systems such as water treatment plants, electric grids and recycling centers were inherently ...
October-December 2016 Issue
Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic’s Emily Antos, from Merrimac, Massachusetts, and a 2011 graduate of ...
October-December 2016 Issue
Earlier this year, Marc Newlin of Bastille Networks, a security company specializing in detecting and mitigating the threats ...
October-December 2016 Issue
Greetings! <p>Dear readers, are you overwhelmed with trying to remember 20 or more passwords for work and your ...
October-December 2016 Issue
With increasing frequency, we read about computer networks being hacked — in both the public and private sectors. You may ...
October-December 2016 Issue
According to <a ...
Friday, September 23, 2016
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (AFNS) -- Cyber resiliency and hardening are more important now than ever and the Air Force Materiel ...
Thursday, September 15, 2016
IT security departments have used guidance from NIST and other sources to help them defend the vulnerable connections ...
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, September 1, 2016
In a vision shared by innovators, entrepreneurs, and planners in both defense and civilian contexts, the skies of the future ...
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
We spoke with <a href="http://www.navy.mil/secnav/index.asp" alt='Link will open in a new window.' ...
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
A new publication from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) provides a basic model aimed at helping ...
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
Wondering why you keep getting online ads targeted to you? Then, check out the <a ...
July-September 2016 Issue
<strong><em>Introduction</strong><br/> For the CHIPS July-September privacy theme edition, the DON ...
July-September 2016 Issue
Remember when marketing tracking seemed clever and cool? You browsed an online retail site and when you moved on to your ...
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
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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 ...
July-September 2016 Issue
A few weeks ago an unknown person walked into a mobile phone store, claimed to be me, asked to upgrade my mobile phones, and ...
Monday, June 27, 2016
Sailors assigned to Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Master Station Atlantic, Det. Rota, Spain (NCTAMS LANT Det. ...
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Did you know you can use your personal portable electronic devices in select DON spaces? <p>The proliferation of ...
Friday, April 29, 2016
PENSACOLA, Fla. (NNS) -- The Navy Credentialing Opportunities Online (COOL) app for mobile devices received a significant ...
April-June 2016 Issue
There are mobile applications for almost everything, and now there are apps that allow Department of the Navy active duty ...
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 8, 2016
SANTA CLARA, California (NNS) -- U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, helped kick off the 2016 Super ...
January-March 2016 Issue
Greetings! <p>This issue of CHIPS bolsters awareness for the Department of the Navy’s cybersecurity campaign ...
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 ...
October-December 2015 Issue
<em>“OPM (Office of Personnel and Management) reveals 21.5M affected in background investigation data breach” – Fierce ...
October-December 2015 Issue
While October was designated as National Cybersecurity Awareness month it is always an opportune time to address what the ...
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
WASHINGTON, April 14, 2015 – The DoD News broadcast channel, formerly known as the Pentagon Channel, will discontinue ...
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
State-of-the-art military sensors today rely on “active electronics” to detect vibration, light, sound or other signals. ...
April-June 2015 Issue
The U.S. Office of Government Ethics released <a ...
April-June 2015 Issue
WASHINGTON, March 23, 2015 – Defense Department employees and their families should be vigilant when guarding personal and ...
April-June 2015 Issue
Online searches. Public records. Social media. And more. Each presents a unique challenge to protect <a ...
April-June 2015 Issue
Encroachment issues commonly occur between neighbors when homeowners add a new feature to their home that extends onto ...
April-June 2015 Issue
Defense Secretary Ash Carter unveiled the Defense Department’s second cyber strategy to guide the development of DoD's ...
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
Ken Johnson is the Sea Warrior Program (PMW 240) Manpower, Personnel, Training, and Education Technical Director, under the ...
April-June 2015 Issue
The U.S. Office of Government Ethics released The Standards of Conduct as Applied to Personal Social Media Use April 9. ...
April-June 2015 Issue
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 7, 2015 — The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and Better Business Bureau (BBB) say now is ...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
WASHINGTON, March 24, 2015 – Defense Department Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen held a media roundtable recently ...
Thursday, March 12, 2015
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy launched a new app today named eDIVO, designed to provide junior officers and chief petty ...
Friday, January 16, 2015
Social media experts at Defense Media have released a "Guide to Keeping Your Social Media Accounts Secure." The ...
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 ...
Thursday, October 30, 2014
U.S. Department of Justice October 27, 2014 <p>A Massachusetts man was sentenced to serve four years in prison ...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
U.S. Attorney’s Office October 24, 2014 - Northern District of Georgia (404) 581-6000 <p>ATLANTA—Sergei Nicolaevich ...
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Cybersecurity or convenience? Do you have to give up one for the sake of the other? According to a survey issued by Raytheon ...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Crooks use clever schemes to defraud millions of people every year. They often combine sophisticated cyber technology with ...
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
It’s an age-old crime: stealing, according to the FBI. <p>But it’s not about picking a pocket or holding up a bank. ...
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
The Internet is a powerful and useful tool, but in the same way that you shouldn’t drive without buckling your seat belt, ...
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Every October since 2004, National Cyber Security Awareness Month—administered by the Department of Homeland Security ...
October-December 2014 Issue
The most commonly reported PII breach in the Department of the Navy is also one of the easiest breaches to prevent: failure ...
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
The days of mobile devices being viewed as luxury items have passed. More than half the world’s population owns a mobile ...
April-June 2013 Issue
Recognizing increasing end-user dependence on mobile devices, the Defense Department released a comprehensive enterprise ...
April-June 2013 Issue
As vice director of DISA, Rear Adm. Simpson helps lead a worldwide organization of military and civilian personnel ...
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
In the world of network cyber security, the weak link is often not the hardware or the software, but the user. Passwords are ...
January-March 2013 Issue
One of the most important functions the Department of the Navy can perform on behalf of its Sailors, Marines, civilians and ...
July-September 2012 Issue
The Department of the Navy Enterprise Mobility Integrated Product Team charter was signed by Terry Halvorsen,DON Chief ...
April-June 2012 Issue
The following is a recently reported personally identifiable information (PII) data breach involving a Sailor who improperly ...
TAGS: PED, Privacy
October-December 2011 Issue
The Department of the Navy anticipates that personnel will begin teleworking in significant numbers when a new telework ...
April-June 2011 Issue
The Department of Defense, through its various commands and programs, contracts a significant number of cellular ...
January-March 2011 Issue
Most of the buzz in the mobility world these days is about apps, apps and more apps. The growth in the number and variety of ...
January-March 2011 Issue
How do thieves steal an identity? Identity theft starts with the misuse of an individual's personally identifiable ...
January-March 2011 Issue
Department of Justice provides information about how to prevent identity theft, as well as what to do if you become a ...
October-December 2010 Issue
In this installment of the CHIPS Web 2.0 column we are bringing you a selection of news and tips about collaborative media ...
July-September 2010 Issue
The earthquake in Haiti was undoubtedly a tremendous human tragedy, and for communicators, it represented an enormous ...
April-June 2010 Issue
The Secretary of Defense has embraced public key cryptography as a critical component of defense-in-depth and contributor to ...
October-December 2009 Issue
Delivering a robust enterprise mobility capability to the Department of the Navy workforce requires leveraging various ...
October-December 2009 Issue
Welcome to the Virtual Life, where we can tailor reality to suit our tastes. Applications like Second Life can give us the ...
July-September 2009 Issue
As cell phones and personal digital assistants (PDAs) become more technologically advanced, attackers are finding new ways ...
July-September 2009 Issue
What does it take to change the world? A few things come to mind: the discovery of fire, the wheel … and a realization that ...
April-June 2009 Issue
<b>Ding, Dong, the Witch is Dead …</b> <p>Well, one of them is, at least in theory. I am pleased to ...
April-June 2009 Issue
The Going Mobile series of articles began in the January – March 2009 issue of CHIPS. In it we discussed "Enterprise ...
January-March 2009 Issue
There has been a lot of emphasis lately on computer security and the menace of cyber warfare. However, having surveyed the ...
October-December 2008 Issue
All Department of the Navy personnel should continue to increase their level of awareness about properly safeguarding ...
October-December 2008 Issue
In the last installment of the Lazy Person's Guide we looked at botnets, collections of computers corrupted by malicious ...
July-September 2008 Issue
Since 1988, the Defense Department's Interoperability Communications Exercise has been the only DoD exercise whose ...
July-September 2008 Issue
Cyberspace: the Wild West of the 21st century. The world is migrating information, commerce, governance and leisure ...
July-September 2008 Issue
<i>The dawn was cold and gray as Joe slipped on his coat and swallowed the last bit of coffee. Last night's ...
April-June 2008 Issue
Stronger and improved security settings were implemented for all Navy Marine Corps Intranet BlackBerry devices in February. ...
April-June 2008 Issue
Communication, as we may remember, consists of four parts: sender, receiver, message and medium. The sender constructs a ...
January-March 2008 Issue
Welcome to the World of the External Mind, where the amount of information we attempt to process every day far exceeds the ...
October-December 2007 Issue
We've all heard nightmarish tales of identity theft, but that only happens to someone else, right? Wrong! Security ...
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 ...
October-December 2007 Issue
The trooper was large, granite-jawed and wearing the iconic "Smokey Bear" hat. His name tag read ...
October-December 2006 Issue
The Internet is a big place. It may not be as large as the universe, 78 billion light years, but it is quite probably the ...
July-September 2006 Issue
Lt. Cmdr. Jim McGowan is a Registered Dietitian (RD) and member of the Medical Service Corps with a Master of Science ...
July-September 2006 Issue
<i>"No mercy, no power but its own controls it. Panting and snorting like a mad battle steed that has lost its ...
July-September 2006 Issue
<b>Background</b> <p>Department of Navy (DON) employees frequently work at home. In the office, there ...
April-June 2006 Issue
Welcome to the continuing saga of how technology controls our lives. This installment of the Lazy Person's Guide will ...
January-March 2006 Issue
We spend hours every day staring at a window that has evolved over the last 30 years from a low resolution, text-based ...
TAGS: PED
October-December 2005 Issue
I have resigned myself to a simple fact of modern life: Thanks to the marvels of modern communications technology, I will ...
July-September 2005 Issue
<b>Losing Control</b> <p>Over the last 15 years the computing environment has changed from one ...
April-June 2005 Issue
You are traveling through another dimension — a dimension of bits and bytes and information. It is a journey into a wondrous ...
October-December 2004 Issue
I would like to state up front, that I wrote this article because I lost a bet. No money changed hands. The bet was just a ...
July-September 2004 Issue
In the last two installments of the Lazy Person's Guide, we reviewed the history and development of analog and digital ...
April-June 2004 Issue
In CHIPS Winter 2004, we looked at the development of the telephone, telephone systems, and the traditional ...
January-March 2004 Issue
In today's world, most of us have three basic expectations: Flip a switch and electricity will provide power; turn on a ...
July-September 2003 Issue
In today's world of computing, you can select from a smorgasbord of operating systems such as IBM OS/2, Linux, ...
July-September 2003 Issue
Last issue we completed our one-year, four-issue journey through a history of personal computing. Having stowed the Way Back ...
April-June 2003 Issue
This is the final installment in the "History" series. In the first two installments we looked at the development ...
TAGS: PED
January-March 2003 Issue
Welcome back to the third in a series of articles reviewing the history of personal computing. In the summer issue of CHIPS, ...
October-December 2002 Issue
Welcome to Part 2 of our excursion through the history of desktop computing. Hardware is an important element of personal ...
October-December 2002 Issue
Nellis Air Force Base (AFB), Nev., flightline hosted a rodeo, but instead of bulls, broncos and clowns, participants ...
July-September 2002 Issue
In honor of the 20th anniversary year of <em>CHIPS,</em> the editors have asked me to dust off my ...
July-September 2002 Issue
Ask the experts at the SPAWAR Systems Center Charleston Technology Training Center Norfolk. The training team shares field ...
April-June 2002 Issue
What are Personal Digital Assistants? Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) are compact devices used to help organize ...
TAGS: PED, Wireless
April-June 2002 Issue
Since Task Force Web (TFW) was chartered and empowered by CNO to act as the catalyst, traffic cop and principal enabler of ...
April-June 2002 Issue
<p>After dropping various thinly veiled hints here and there in articles for the last few years, I finally decided it ...
TAGS: Open Source, PED
January-March 2002 Issue
From the invention of underwater warfare to the modern anti-missile defense technology of today's warfighter, the ...
January-March 2002 Issue
How many of us would allow complete strangers to walk into our homes and listen to our daily conversations? No one that I ...
October-December 2001 Issue
<i>Retired Rear Admiral Tobin is the Executive Director of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association ...
October-December 2001 Issue
Today's workplace demands a new kind of worker. Data is dispatched in picoseconds and gigabits and this deluge of ...
October-December 2001 Issue
I feel the need…OK, most people are familiar with the line from the film "Top Gun," but this same movie quote can ...
July-September 2001 Issue
Michael Dell was a featured speaker at Connecting Technology (CT) Spring 2001. While visiting CT, Mr. Dell graciously ...
July-September 2001 Issue
You don't have to look very far in private industry to see that handheld computing devices Personal Digital Assistants ...
April-June 2001 Issue
Are you an email zombie? How about your boss or subordinates? The following questions will help you decide if you are one of ...
April-June 2001 Issue
CHIPS recently interviewed Dr. Cathy Allen regarding the security of financial transactions on the Internet. BITS was formed ...
April-June 2001 Issue
Greetings. In this issue, we will explore a minimalist's management philosophy for using the World-Wide Web as an ...
January-March 2001 Issue
<b>USB</b> <p>If you have purchased a new personal computer (PC) recently, your system is probably ...
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