Department of Navy Chief Information Officer

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Aaron Weis

DON CIO Discusses New Information Superiority Vision

by Aaron Weis - February 19, 2020

The Department of the Navy is at a critical time in its history. As a Department, we lack mastery of our Information Environment and depend on outdated processes and antiquated network structures that fail to deliver a modern user experience. The Cybersecurity Readiness Review highlighted the need for strong cybersecurity and the risks to the Department if we do not forge a path that organizes around information as a strategic asset and warfighting capability.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates & Telework Information

March 20, 2020

The DON CIO is closely monitoring updates to the evolving Coronavirus outbreak situation, and the latest DON and DON CIO information regarding how we work throughout the Department, including telework, will be updated as it becomes available.

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Applications for DoD Cyber Scholarship Retention Program Due April 22

March 12, 2020

Applications for the military and civilian retention component of the DoD Cyber Scholarship Program (CySP) 2020-2021 are due April 22, 2020, and selectees for graduate and community college programs will have tuition, required books, and selected fees funded by the scholarship awards.

DON CIO Keynote Luncheon Speech at WEST Conference

March 12, 2020

DON CIO Aaron Weis was the Monday luncheon keynote speaker at the WEST conference held in San Diego March 2-3.

Congratulations to the 2020 DON IM/IT Excellence Award Winners

March 10, 2020

Congratulations to the 10 winners of the 2020 DON IM/IT Excellence Awards! DON CIO received a multitude of award nominations, and a panel of judges from OPNAV N2N6, Marine Corps DCI, and DON CIO had the difficult task of selecting winners. Three of the awards were presented on March 2 during the DON IT Conference in San Diego, and the others will be presented at the East Coast conference scheduled for May 11-13, in Norfolk VA. DON CIO appreciates all of those who submitted award nominations and congratulates the winners for their work in support of IT effectiveness, efficiency, and transformation for the Department of the Navy!

DON IT Conference Presentations Available

March 9, 2020

Presentations given during the DON IT conference sessions held in San Diego, CA, March 2-3, are available by request to government civilian, military personnel, and DoD support contractors. Please submit your request by using the "Contact Us" link located in the DON CIO Information section

DON CIO Releases Information Superiority Vision

February 19, 2020

DON CIO has released the DON Information Superiority Vision which conveys the DON's vision for information superiority through our information, modernized network design, and our workforce; and defines our way forward.

Updated DON Information Technology Incident Policy Released

September 19, 2019

The Department of the Navy computer/network incident instruction has been updated. The purpose of the instruction is to document policy for the handling of computer incidents and to ensure that policy is in alignment across the Department of the Navy and the Department of Defense.