Department of Navy Chief Information Officer

From the CIO
Aaron D. Weis, DON CIO

DON CIO Discusses Leadership Change

by Aaron D. Weis - April 8, 2020

With the announcement of Secretary Modly's resignation, I have gotten a number of questions from members of our community, across DON, Navy and Marine Corps, and externally about what this means for our mission of Digital Transformation to Modernize, Innovate and Defend the Department's information. The answer is: Nothing.


COVID-19 Updates, Telework Information & Resources

April 8, 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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Navy-Marine Corps Spectrum Summit East 2020 Cancelled

April 3, 2020

Due to the threat of Coronavirus, and under guidelines and restrictions released by the Federal Government and the Governor of Virginia, theNavy-Marine Corps Spectrum Summit East 2020, planned to be held in Little Creek, VA, has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled this year.

DON IT Conference, East Coast 2020 Cancelled

April 1, 2020

Due to the threat of Coronavirus, and under guidelines and restrictions released by the Federal Government and the Governor of Virginia, the DON IT Conference East Coast 2020, scheduled for May 11-13 in Norfolk, VA, has been cancelled. We are reviewing options for dates later in the year, and will reschedule the event if possible.

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

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.