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DON IT Conference, East Coast 2019 Schedule Updated, TDY Registration Closed

May 17, 2019

Registration and the conference schedule are now available for the DON IT Conference, East Coast 2019. It has been approved for June 3-5, 2019, and will be held at the at the Hilton Norfolk The Main in Norfolk, VA. No conference fee will be assessed, but registration is required.

Registration for TDY attendees is now closed - local attendees may still register online until COB May 17, 2019.

On-site registration for local attendees and early badge pickup with be available on Sunday, June 2 from 3:30 - 5:30 pm.

TAGS: Cloud, Cybersecurity, DADMS/DITPR-DON, NGEN, NMCI, NNE, Privacy

DON IT Conference Small Business Networking

May 17, 2019

The 2019 East Coast DON IT Conference, scheduled for June 3-5, will include a Small Business Forum and Speed Networking session providing the opportunity for one-on-one discussions between small business representatives and DON IT leaders. This forum will be held on Monday, June 3, from 1:00 - 5:00 pm at the conference hotel, The Hilton Norfolk The Main, in Salon DE on the 4th floor.

TAGS: DCC, Enterprise Services, ESI, NEN, NGEN, NMCI

Register Now for the USN - USMC Spectrum Summit East 2019

April 26, 2019

The USN - USMC Spectrum Summit East 2019 is scheduled for July 9-11, 2019 at the Drexler Manor Bachelors Officers center onboard Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek – Ft. Story, located in Norfolk, Va. No conference fee will be assessed, but registration is required.

The Summit will have some classified segments in the agenda that will be S//NOFORN. All personnel attending those sessions will need to have a Secret clearance. Interims are acceptable.

TAGS: Spectrum

Congratulations to CHIPS, Recipient of CY 2018 Russell Egnor Navy Media Award

April 1, 2019

The Department of the Navy Office of the Chief Information Officer is pleased to congratulate CHIPS, the Department of the Navy's IT magazine, received second place recognition in the category of online publications in the CHINFO-hosted Russell Egnor Navy Media Awards for Calendar Year 2018.

TAGS: Awards

Congratulations to DON Fed 100 Award Winners!

March 29, 2019

The Department of the Navy Office of the Chief Information Officer is pleased to congratulate the DON winners of the 2019 Federal 100 Awards. The women and men listed here are proof positive of what one person can make possible in federal IT.

TAGS: Awards

CHIPS Magazine

DISA provides Public Key Infrastructure security for the mobile environment

by Keyona McFarland, DISA Strategic Communication and Public AffairsMay 21, 2019

TAGS: CAC, Cybersecurity, Enterprise Services, IA, IDManagement, PKI, Telecommunications, Wireless

NIWC Atlantic Engineer Named AFCEA Meritorious Rising Star

by Maison Piedfort, Naval Information Warfare Center AtlanticMay 21, 2019

TAGS: Awards, Cloud, Cybersecurity, Data Strategy

When you want more than a job, you want a mission

by CHIPS MagazinesMay 21, 2019

NGA’s 2020 Intern Program -- Applications due Sept 30

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Enterprise Services, Governance, IA, InfoSharing, KM, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

NPS Intern Prepares to take on Next-Gen Cybercriminals

by Matthew Schehl, Naval Postgraduate SchoolMay 20, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, IA

DISA continues to explore alternative authentication processes

by Marcus Johnson, DISA Strategic Communication and Public AffairsMay 17, 2019

TAGS: CAC, Cybersecurity, IA, IDManagement, PKI

Fleet Cyber Command Official Discusses Command Cyber Operational Readiness Inspections at TechNet Cyber 2019

by Petty Officer 2nd Class William Sykes, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command / U.S. 10th FleetMay 17, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, EA, Enterprise Services, Governance, IA, Infrastructure, NEN, NNE

DISA ensures cloud security is on par with DoD’s physical data centers

by Keyona McFarland, DISA Strategic Communication and Public AffairsMay 16, 2019

TAGS: Cloud, Cybersecurity, DCC, Efficiencies, Enterprise Services, Infrastructure

DoD CIO to Host Global Town Hall May 17

by Office of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare Public AffairsMay 16, 2019

TAGS: CIO Authorities, Cloud, Cybersecurity, Data Strategy, Enterprise Services, Governance, Governance, IA, Infrastructure, NEN, NNE, Spectrum, Strategy, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

Embracing an 'Innovation Ecosystem'

by Jeanette Steele, U.S. Naval War College Public AffairsMay 16, 2019

US Naval War College Holds Diffusion and Adoption of Innovation Summit 2.0

TAGS: IA, KM

Veterans History Project explores stories of 12 veterans for 75th anniversary of Operation Overlord

by CHIPS MagazineMay 16, 2019

US Navy Radioman Herbert DeGenere D-Day Journey

TAGS: InfoSharing, KM

Army research supports communications in smart cities

by CCDC Army Research Laboratory Public AffairsMay 15, 2019

Leveraging IoT in urban environments

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

DISA ‘poised for the future’ says Vice Adm. Norton

by Noreen Costello, DISA Strategic Communication and Public AffairsMay 15, 2019

TAGS: Cloud, Cybersecurity, Governance, Infrastructure, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

Air Force Network Integration Center’s journey to consolidated cyber capabilities

by Markus Rogers, Air Force Network Integration CenterMay 14, 2019

New millennium ushered in changes to fly and fight in air, space and cyberspace

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

IWTC Virginia Beach Hosts Intelligence Technician CWO Working Group

by Lt. Tiya DeGhetto, Information Warfare Training Command Virginia BeachMay 14, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Governance, KM, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

NAVAIR Weapons Division bringing speed to the fleet

by NAVAIR NewsMay 13, 2019

New generation of workers moving at speed of technology

TAGS: Cybersecurity, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

Air Force Data Services Reference Architecture

by Air Force Chief Data OfficeMay 10, 2019

Integrating functions of the chief information officer, chief management officer, chief data officer to spearhead a Digital Air Force

TAGS: CIO Authorities, Cybersecurity, Data Strategy, Governance, Infrastructure

FCC/C10F Intelligence Officer Receives Rear Adm. Edwin T. Layton Award

by Petty Officer 2nd Class William Sykes, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command / U.S. 10th FleetMay 10, 2019

TAGS: Awards, Workforce

NAVSUP BSC Regional Support Sites Sustain Fleet Readiness

by James E. Foehl, Naval Supply Systems Command Business Systems Center, Public AffairsMay 10, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Efficiencies, Enterprise Services, Governance, Infrastructure, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

Improving Sailor data across all networks

by Cmdr. Erik Wells, Sea Warrior Program (PMW 240) Public AffairsMay 9, 2019

TAGS: Cloud, Cybersecurity, Data Strategy, Enterprise Services, IA, NNE, Privacy, Telecommunications, Wireless

NAVIFOR Force Master Chief Attends Fleet Week Port Everglades

by Chief Petty Officer Rafael Martie, Naval Information ForcesMay 9, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, Workforce

Fleet Cyber Engages Industry at SAS 2019

by Petty Officer 2nd Class William Sykes, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command / U.S. 10th FleetMay 8, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Governance, InfoSharing, Infrastructure, NEN, NNE, Workforce

IWTC Virginia Beach Sailors Recognized by Naval Intelligence Community

by Lt. Tiya DeGhetto, Information Warfare Training Command Virginia BeachMay 8, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Governance, IA, Infrastructure, NEN, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

Mobile Devices Enhance Navy Inventory Control

by Lt. j.g. Dong Logan, Project Officer, Naval Supply Systems Command Business Systems CenterMay 8, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Data Strategy, Efficiencies, Enterprise Services, IA, Telecommunications, Wireless

Accelerating Digital Solutions to Build Navy Capacity

by Capt. Douglas M. Bridges, Jr., Commanding Officer, Naval Supply Systems Command Business Systems CenterMay 7, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Enterprise Services, Governance, Governance, Infrastructure, NEN

IWTC San Diego Holds International Maritime Intelligence Course Graduation

by Patrick C. Rumsey, Information Warfare Training Command San DiegoMay 7, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, IA, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

NRL Tests Sensor On-orbit the ISS to Protect Space-Based Assets

by Daniel Parry, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Public AffairsMay 7, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

Sailor Trains Information Warriors to Defend America

by Kayla Turnbow, Navy Office of Community OutreachMay 2, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Governance, NEN, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

Sea-Air-Space Exposition to demonstrate Corps’ world-class innovations

by Matt Gonzales, MCSC Office of Public Affairs and CommunicationMay 2, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Enterprise Services, IA, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

NSWC Dahlgren Division Employees to Engage Leadership via Waggl

by NSWCDD Corporate CommunicationsMay 1, 2019

Using workforce feedback to drive organizational change

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing

Information Professional Plankowner Retires After 29 Years of Service

by Petty Officer 2nd Class William Sykes, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. TENTH FleetApril 30, 2019

TAGS: Awards, Workforce

Update to FIPS 140 aims to help companies get products to market faster

by CHIPS MagazineApril 30, 2019

NIST Links Federal Encryption Testing to International Standard for First Time

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Data Strategy, Governance, Governance, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

FBI Releases Annual Internet Crime Report

by CHIPS MagazineApril 29, 2019

Cyber-enabled crimes and costs rose to $2.7 billion in financial losses in 2018

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, NNE, PED, Social Media, Telecommunications, Wireless

Ready for Refit: Navy-Owned Research Vessel Getting Suped-Up for Service

by Warren Duffie, Office of Naval ResearchApril 29, 2019

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Wireless

Second Chance to Apply to the Cyber Reskilling Academy

by CHIPS MagazineApril 29, 2019

Cohort 2 open to all federal employees

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, KM

Unleashing American innovation for U.S. economic prosperity and national security

by CHIPS MagazineApril 26, 2019

NIST Releases “Green Paper” on Impact of Federally Funded R&D

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Governance, InfoSharing

NIST Tool Enables More Comprehensive Tests on High-Risk Software

by CHIPS MagazineApril 25, 2019

Could reduce potential errors in safety-critical applications

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Efficiencies, IA, InfoSharing, Infrastructure, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

Purebred: DISA’s modern mobile security solution

by Kashia Simmons, DISA Strategic Communication and Public AffairsApril 25, 2019

TAGS: CAC, Cybersecurity, Enterprise Services, IA, NEN, PKI

DISA component keeps secretary of defense connected, cyber-secure

by James Verchio, DISA Strategic Communication and Public AffairsApril 24, 2019

Military personnel career opportunities available

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Governance, IA, NEN, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

Central Security Service, CIWT Leaders Ensure Readiness of IW Force

by Glenn Sircy, Center for Information Warfare Training Public AffairsApril 23, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Efficiencies, Workforce

Navy Promotes Education to 'Protect Our Species' on Earth Day

by U.S. Fleet Forces Command Public AffairsApril 22, 2019

TAGS: Spectrum

NRL Develops Laser Processing Method to Increase Efficiency of Optoelectronic Devices

by Daniel Parry, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Public AffairsApril 22, 2019

TAGS: Spectrum

DISA component keeps secretary of defense connected, informed

by James Verchio, DISA Strategic Communication and Public AffairsApril 19, 2019

TAGS: Spectrum, Telecommunications, Workforce

Marine Corps plans to replace LAV with new, ‘transformational’ ARV

by Matthew Gonzales, Marine Corps Systems CommandApril 19, 2019

TAGS: Spectrum

NIWC Atlantic Delivers Advanced Industrial Control System Solution to the Fleet

by Holly Carey, NIWC Atlantic Public AffairsApril 18, 2019

TAGS: Efficiencies, Spectrum

NIWC Atlantic Highlights Capabilities During CNO Visit

by Susan Piedfort, NIWC Atlantic Public AffairsApril 17, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Data Strategy, Efficiencies, Spectrum, Workforce

2019 Resilience Conference

by Allied Command Transformation Public AffairsApril 11, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, IA, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

Agility the Navy Way

by Mass Communication Specialist Second Class Brittney Kinsey, All Hands Magazine Public AffairsApril 11, 2019

TAGS: Enterprise Services, InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

Defense Collaboration Services integrates teleconferencing capability

by Jo Bordeau, DISA Strategic Communication and Public AffairsApril 11, 2019

New features, secure connections

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Enterprise Services, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

FRCSW Sailor Chosen Navy’s Shore Sailor of Year

by Christopher D. Nette, Public Affairs Specialist, Fleet Readiness Center SouthwestApril 11, 2019

TAGS: Awards, Enterprise Services

Moran Nominated for Chief of Naval Operations

by Office of the Navy Chief of InformationApril 11, 2019

TAGS: Governance, InfoSharing

Astronomers capture first image of a black hole

by National Science Foundation NewsApril 10, 2019

NSF and Event Horizon Telescope contribute to paradigm-shifting observations of the gargantuan black hole at the heart of distant galaxy Messier 87

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, NEN, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

The Corps’ new fire truck integrates combat-proven performance and advanced firefighting technology

by Ashley Calingo, PEO Land Systems Public Affairs, Marine Corps Systems CommandApril 10, 2019

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

DISA reconnects warfighters following catastrophic Midwest flooding

by Kashia Simmons, DISA Strategic Communication and Public AffairsApril 9, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Enterprise Services, IA, Spectrum, Standards, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

NAVIFOR Holds Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Day Event

by Mass Communication Chief Petty Officer Rafael Martie, NAVIFOR Public AffairsApril 9, 2019

TAGS: InfoSharing, Workforce

NAVSEA SIOP Office Leads $21 Billion Naval Shipyard Modernization

by Naval Sea Systems Command Office of Corporate Communication Public AffairsApril 5, 2019

TAGS: Efficiencies, Spectrum

National Counterintelligence and Security Center Launches National Supply Chain Integrity Month

by CHIPS MagazineApril 4, 2019

Campaign designed to raise awareness of supply chain threats and mitigation solutions

TAGS: Cloud, Cybersecurity, Governance, Governance, IA, InfoSharing, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

NETT Marines bridging the gap between the past and future of amphibious combat

by Ashley Calingo, PEO Land Systems Public Affairs, Marine Corps Systems CommandApril 3, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

Deactivation ceremony spurs new beginning for Marine Corps GEOINT training

by Victoria Piccoli, NGA Office of Corporate CommunicationsApril 2, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, IA, NEN, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

Marine Corps Innovation Symposium

by CHIPS MagazineApril 2, 2019

On-site registration still available

TAGS: Cloud, Cybersecurity, Efficiencies, Governance, IA, InfoSharing, Infrastructure, NEN, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

NIWDC Hosts NAVIFOR, Celebrates Second Anniversary

by Naval Information Warfighting Development Center Public AffairsApril 2, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Governance, InfoSharing, Workforce

BEM Internship Paves Path to Warfighter Support

by Lt. Kyle Combs, Project Officer, Naval Supply Systems Command Business Systems Center

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Data Strategy, Enterprise Services, IA, NNE, Telecommunications, Wireless

C4I Deliveries on Demand

by Rita Boland, Program Executive Office Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Efficiencies, Investment Management, NEN, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

DISA spearheads effort to consolidate ‘fourth estate’ networks

by Noreen Costello and Marcus Johnson, DISA Strategic Communication and Public Affairs

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Efficiencies, Enterprise Services, Governance, IA, Infrastructure

DoD ESI Announces Popular Category BPAs Awarded

by CHIPS Magazine

Save time, save money with enterprise agreements

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Efficiencies, ELA, Enterprise Services, IA, Infrastructure, NEN, NNE

Joint Tech Exercise Helps Fight the Naval Force Forward

by Patric Petrie, lead staff writer, NIWC Pacific

ANTX - innovation breeds innovation

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Efficiencies, IA, InfoSharing, NEN, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

MCTSSA personnel help strengthen acquisition workforce

by Sky M. Laron, Public Affairs Officer, MCTSSAApril 1, 2019

Systems Commands’ personnel attend Naval Acquisition Development Program

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Governance, Investment Management, IT Portfolio Management, ITAM, Telecommunications, Wireless

Modernization Takes Navy ERP to the Cloud

by Lt. j.g. Patrick Toomey, Naval Supply Systems Command Business Systems Center Public Affairs

TAGS: Cloud, Cybersecurity, Data Strategy, DCC, Efficiencies, Enterprise Services, NEN

Warfare Centers host technical innovation exchange

by J.W. Marcum, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme DivisionApril 1, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Enterprise Services, InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

DoD and VA to Commemorate National Vietnam War Veterans Day

by CHIPS MagazineMarch 29, 2019

“We vow to never again confuse personal disapproval of war with prejudice against those who honorably wear the uniform of our Armed Forces.”

TAGS: Awards, InfoSharing

HM2 Bobby Ray, Heroic “Doc” of Liberty Bridge

by André B. Sobocinski, BUMED HistorianMarch 29, 2019

Vietnam Veterans Day Profile

TAGS: Awards, InfoSharing

Air Force hub uncovers insider threats

by Lori A. Bultman, 25th Air Force Public AffairsMarch 28, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Governance, IA, InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

NIWC Atlantic Develops App Prototype for Navy Divers

by Maison Piedfort, Naval Information Warfare Center AtlanticMarch 28, 2019

TAGS: CAC, Cybersecurity, IA, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

SPAWAR Stresses Value of Speed of Delivering Technology to the Fleet at Seaport Next Generation Industry Day

by Elisha Gamboa, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command Public AffairsMarch 27, 2019

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

Fleet Cyber Command/10th Fleet Announces 2018 Civilians of the Year

by Petty Officer 2nd Class William Sykes, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. TENTH FleetMarch 22, 2019

TAGS: Awards, Cybersecurity, Governance, IA, Infrastructure, NEN, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

Innovation Road Show: Navy Seeks Acquisition Solutions from Small Businesses

by Warren Duffie, Office of Naval ResearchMarch 22, 2019

Spotlighting New England’s regional technology corridor

TAGS: Cloud, Cybersecurity, Data Strategy, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless