Clinger-Cohen Act Compliance

The DON CIO coordinates Clinger-Cohen Act reviews of confirmation packages for all DON Acquisition Category (ACAT) I and II programs. More.

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DON CIO Cybersecurity Strategy Guidance

DON CIO Guidance - November 16, 2015

The Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer has updated and renamed the Acquisition Information Assurance Strategy (AIAS) Guidance to the DON CIO Cybersecurity Strategy (CSS) Template and Instructions. The document includes information from the Draft DoD Cybersecurity Strategy outline, provides a template format, and contains DON CIO guidance on developing and submitting the CSS to support system acquisition.

Standardization of Clinger-Cohen Act Confirmation

DON CIO Memo - October 31, 2014

In an effort to standardize the content of Clinger-Cohen Act (CCA) Confirmation packages, and to simplify the CCA preparation effort for Program Managers, this memo was released to clarify what the standard CCA confirmation package should look like. It is specifically not desired that any documentation, not otherwise required for program acquisition management and oversight, be created solely to support CCA Confirmation. ...

DON Policy Regarding Title 40/CCA Confirmations for Major Defense Acquisition Programs/Major Automated Information Systems

DON CIO Memo - November 21, 2013

The purpose of this memo is to clarify Department of the Navy policy and procedures for DON Major Defense Acquisition Programs and Major Automated Information Systems Title 40/Clinger-Cohen Act compliance confirmations.

Delegation of Title 40/CCA Confirmations for Major Defense Automation Program/Major Automation Information Systems Programs

DoD CIO Memo - May 18, 2012

This memo details that henceforth, the DoD CIO and Component CIO will use a tiered-accountability approach to execute risk-based oversight, for all programs that acquire information technology including National Security Systems, regardless of Acquisition Category level, through the following steps: Each Program Manager will formally assert in a memo to their CIO that they have met CCA requirements Note: For DON ...

Investment Review Board Process and Program Manager Accountability

Deputy Under Secretary of the Navy Memo - March 2, 2012

The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 requires all Defense Business Systems (DBS) with a total cost in excess of $1 million over the Future Years Defense Program, appropriated or non-appropriated, to be pre-certified by the DON chief management officer and then be certified by the Investment Review Board and DBS Management Committee. The goal of this memo is to reestablish the certification package ...

DITPR-DON Process Guidance v1.0

DON Guidance - December 5, 2011

The Department of Defense Information Technology Portfolio Repository-Department of the Navy (DITPR-DON) process guidance document provides a comprehensive discussion of core DITPR-DON functionality and basic lifecycle transactions. This information will enable all users to gain the understanding necessary to perform the basic IT asset management functions of registering, transferring and archiving DON IT systems within ...

Demonstrating Consistency with Global Information Grid Policies and Architecture as Part of Title 40/Clinger-Cohen Act Confirmation

DON CIO Memo - November 15, 2011

The purpose of this memo is to articulate the Department of the Navy expectations associated with ensuring that an acquisition is consistent with the Global Information Grid policies and architecture, as part of the Title 40/Clinger-Cohen Act confirmation process.

Guide for Alignment of Two-Pass/Six Gate Governance and Title 40/CCA Confirmation Processess ("Proactive CCA")

ASN(RDA) Memo - November 7, 2011

This guide provides a Gate review/Clinger Cohen Act (CCA) alignment process to be used by Department of the Navy program managers of designated information technology programs. The information from this guide will be incorporated into the next update of the SECNAVINST 5000.2. All SYSCOMs, PEOs, ACAT I and ACAT ll program managers of designated "Proactive CCA'' programs should become familiar with this alignment process ...

Program Protection Plan Outline and Guidance

DoD Guidance - July 18, 2011

This document provides an outline, content and formatting guidance for the Program Protection Plan (PPP) required by DoDI 5000.02 and DoDI 5200.39. The outline structure and tables are considered minimum content that may be tailored to meet individual program needs. The guidance is based on the July 18, 2011, memo, "Document Streamlining -- Program Protection Plan," which can be found on the first page of the ...

Governance and Title 40/Clinger-Cohen Act Compliance Confirmation Processes Memorandum Number 2

DON CIO Memo - September 3, 2010

This memo identifies the current proactive Clinger-Cohen Act (CCA) programs. It states that by proactively integrating CCA criteria into key information technology/National Security Systems (IT/NSS) programs during their foundational planning period, the department can ensure sound IT/NSS decision making that is consistent with DoD and DON policy and guidance. The Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer and ...

DON Exhibit 300 UPASS Guide for SNaP-IT

DON Guidance - July 30, 2010

The DON Exhibit 300 UPASS Guide for SNaP-IT provides program and project managers guidance on the completion of the Capital Asset Plan and Business Case (Exhibit 300) in the DoD automated SNaP-IT system for required Major Automated Information Systems and Initiatives. This guide describes the content required for each question and provides links to applicable policy and procedural documents both internal and external ...

Information Technology Portfolio Management Implementation

SECNAVINST 5230.14 - November 9, 2009

This instruction establishes Department of the Navy policies and procedures for the management of information technology and national security systems investments as portfolios across the DON enterprise that focuses on improving DON capabilities and mission outcomes. It also establishes standard operating procedures that leverage the existing decisional processes of Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution ...

Assessment of Compliance with DON Enterprise Architecture as Part of Title 40/Clinger-Cohen Act Compliance Confirmation Process

DON CIO Memo - September 21, 2009

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide guidance on the requirement that all Department of the Navy Information Technology, including National Security System investments, requesting Title 40/Clinger-Cohen Act (Title 40/CCA) Compliance Confirmation, be compliant with the Department of the Navy Enterprise Architecture (DON EA). Assessment of compliance with the DON EA, as part of the Title 40/CCA Compliance ...

DON Enterprise Architecture Compliance Waiver Request and Approval Process

DON CIO Memo - September 21, 2009

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide guidance for the formal Department of the Navy Enterprise Architecture (DON EA) waiver request and approval process. Assessment of compliance of Information Technology, including National Security System investments with the DON EA will begin Oct. 1, 2009, as part of three existing processes: Department of the Navy Information Management/Information Technology Investment ...

DITPR and DoD SIPRNET IT Registry Guidance

DoD Memo - August 10, 2009

This memo rescinds and replaces the Sept. 6, 2007, Department of Defense Information Technology Portfolio Repository (DITPR) and DoD SIPRNET IT Registry Guidance 2007-2008 memo. This memo directs that all IT and National Security Systems must be registered in DITPR.

Alignment of Two-Pass/Six-Gate Governance and Title 40/CCA Compliance Confirmation Processes

DON CIO Memo - July 8, 2009

The purpose of this policy memo is to provide additional guidance on DON implementation of Title 40/Clinger-Cohen Act and related statutes governing the acquisition of information technology, including National Security Systems. It also aligns this implementation with the DON Two-Pass/Six Gate Governance Process.

Clinger-Cohen Act Compliance Certification of MAIS for FY08

DoD Memo - March 13, 2008

This memo details DoD CIO requirements for compliance with the Section 8068(c) of the Defense Appropriations Act of 2008 with respect to certification of Major Automated Information Systems programs undergoing CCA review in FY08. Section 8068(c) re-enacted the provision contained in the FY07 Act at Section 8066(c). For DON implementation, MAIS programs undergoing CCA review in FY08 will prepare only the five ...

Clinger-Cohen Act Compliance Policy (original 2002 DoD/DON implementation)

Joint ASN (RD&A) DON CIO Memo - June 6, 2002

This memo states that the enclosed OSD Memo: Clinger-Cohen Act Compliance Policy of 8 March 2002 must be implemented immediately within the Department. The Clinger-Cohen Act Compliance Table and confirmation cover sheets (use appropriate sheet) must be used to obtain CCA compliance confirmation. The

Designation of Mission Critical and Mission Essential Information Systems

SECNAV Memo - March 28, 2001

This memo is the delegation of authority by SECNAV to make "mission critical" and "mission essential" determinations for DON information systems, including National Security Systems. The DoD implementation of section 811 of the FY 2001 National Defense Authorization Act resulted in revisions to the DoDI 5000.2, including definitions of mission critical and mission essential information systems. The definitions also ...


Streamlining Processes to Reduce Administrative Burden

by Dr. John Zangardi, Ph.D. - November 14, 2014

I am pleased to address you as Acting DON CIO after having been appointed to serve in that capacity on 24 Oct. Though the office has been aligned with the DUSN (M) organization, the DON CIO will continue to maintain a direct reporting relationship to the Secretary of the Navy on matters required by law, regulation, and policy. In addition to serving as Acting DON CIO, I will remain the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the ...

DON Enterprise Architecture: Supporting Effectiveness and Efficiencies

by Victor Ecarma - May 3, 2011

The Department of the Navy Enterprise Architecture (EA), with its initial release in July 2009 and version 2.0.000 release in July 2010, continues to support departmental efforts toward effectiveness and efficiency by providing standardized processes, detailed guidance and a central location for DON EA information. By using the DON EA, program managers can avoid duplication of effort and more quickly produce enterprise ...

Using the DON Enterprise Architecture to Support Critical Decision-Making Processes

by Victor Ecarma - March 4, 2010

The DON Enterprise Architecture helps decision makers make informed decisions about investments in new technology and, at the same time, capitalize upon vast existing technology assets. In addition, the DON EA is focused on maintaining alignment between the Department's goals and objectives, and its information management/information technology (IM/IT) investments.


Clinger-Cohen Act Compliance Confirmation Signature Sheet

March 21, 2012

The signature sheet below should be used as a cover to the CCA Table and IA Strategy being submitted for review. These documents are referenced in the Clinger-Cohen Act Compliance policy (original 2002 Department of Defense/Department of the Navy implementation) and in current CCA compliance guidance found in SECNAVINST 5000.2E.

Clinger-Cohen Act Compliance

July 13, 2010

The DON CIO coordinates Clinger-Cohen Act reviews of confirmation packages for all DON Acquisition Category (ACAT) I and II programs. The Federal Government's increased reliance on information technology was the impetus for enactment of the Clinger-Cohen Act. A 1994 report by Senator William Cohen highlighted long-standing, systematic problems associated with the Government's increasing reliance on IT. As a result, the ...

IT Investment Management

March 27, 2008

The DON CIO provides the Department IT investment management guidance by providing oversight of capital planning, business case preparation and review, portfolio management and the DoD IT Portfolio Registry (DITPR)-DON.