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USN - USMC Spectrum Summit East 2019 Agenda Available

June 18, 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

Twelve PII Lessons Learned

June 13, 2019

When a Department of the Navy activity reports a breach of personally identifiable information (PII), it must also include lessons learned in an after-action report. Lessons learned are an important feedback mechanism to shape future DON privacy policy. The following information is a compilation of the most frequently reported lessons learned.

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Privacy

SECNAVINST 2400.1B Implements New Spectrum-Dependent System Policy to Meet Mission Needs

June 10, 2019

On May 20, 2019, Under Secretary of the Navy Thomas B. Modly signed SECNAV Instruction 2400.1B, "Electromagnetic Spectrum Policy and Management." This update to SECNAVINST 2400.1A implements several recent policy innovations, including: Full Operational Capability Certification of Spectrum-Dependent Systems; Ensuring Efficiencies in Spectrum Supportability Software Source Code Development; Radio Receiver Frequency Assignments for Mission-Critical Systems; Department of the Navy Policy Regarding Fees for Spectrum Use; and Spectrum Supportability Risk Assessment Process Using the Spectrum Supportability Integrated Process Portal.

TAGS: Spectrum

DON IT Conference Presentations Available

June 10, 2019

Presentations given during the DON IT conference sessions held in Norfolk, VA, June 3-5, 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

TAGS: Cybersecurity, DADMS/DITPR-DON, KM, NGEN, NMCI, Privacy, Workforce

DON IT Conference, East Coast 2019 Descriptive Schedule Available

June 3, 2019

The conference schedule is 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.

Walk-in registration will be available for three categories of attendees: 1) Non-TDY DON civilian and military attendees; 2) local and TDY government support contractors who provide a CAC or contact information of government sponsor; and 3) local and TDY non-DON government attendees.

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

CHIPS Magazine

Lunar maps paved way for moon exploration

by Jessica Daues, NGA Office of Corporate CommunicationsJuly 18, 2019

NGA commemorates Apollo — a giant leap for mankind

TAGS: IA, InfoSharing, KM, Spectrum

Researchers Use Nano-Particles to Increase Power, Improve Eye Safety of Fiber Lasers

by Emanuel Cavallaro, U.S. Naval Research LaboratoryJuly 18, 2019

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

Faces of Freedom: From the Tower at Home

by Maison Piedfort, Naval Information Warfare Center AtlanticJuly 17, 2019

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications

NAVWAR Financial Management Professionals Recognized with DON and DoD Level Awards

by Elisha Gamboa, Naval Information Warfare Systems Command Public AffairsJuly 17, 2019

TAGS: Audit Readiness, Awards, Cybersecurity

Navy diving equipment tested by astronauts for space exploration missions

by Katherine Mapp, NSWC PCD Public AffairsJuly 17, 2019

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

First Use of Shipboard Option for Maritime Operations Centers Makes Navy More Expeditionary

by Rita Boland, Program Executive Office Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence Public AffairsJuly 15, 2019

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

NRL tropical cyclone forecast updates go live

by Daniel Parry, U.S. Naval Research LaboratoryJuly 15, 2019

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

NSF committed to secure, transparent international research collaboration

by National Science FoundationJuly 15, 2019

Sustaining the United States’ position as a global innovation leader

TAGS: Cybersecurity, IA, Investment Management

Berger Takes Helm as Marine Corps Commandant

by David Vergun, Defense.govJuly 12, 2019

TAGS: Governance, InfoSharing

First Man on the Moon Was a Combat Naval Aviator

by David Vergun, Defense.govJuly 12, 2019

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum

IWTC Monterey Drives Student Success with Strategy Update

by Information Warfare Training Command Monterey Public AffairsJuly 12, 2019

TAGS: KM, Workforce

Building Momentum: Marines Learn Innovative Problem- Solving

by Frances Seybold, Marine Corps Base QuanticoJuly 11, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, KM, NNE

IWTC Corry Station Changes Command, Sends Cmdr. Chad Smith Ashore

by Glenn Sircy, Center for Information Warfare TrainingJuly 11, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, KM, Spectrum, Workforce

Attention Sailors: INSURV's Newsletter Provides Tips and Inspection Insights

by INSURV Knowledge Management OfficerJuly 10, 2019

TAGS: InfoSharing, KM

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory ‘connects the dots’ for quantum networks

by Daniel Parry, U.S. Naval Research LaboratoryJuly 10, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing

Navy Data Platform Consolidates Business Intelligence Capabilities

by James E. Foehl, Naval Supply Systems Command Business Systems Center, Public AffairsJuly 9, 2019

TAGS: Cloud, Cybersecurity, DAR, Data Strategy, Efficiencies, Enterprise Services, IA, ITAM, NEN, Performance Measurement

Navy Cyber Defense Operations Command Holds Change of Command

by Rebecca Siders, Navy Cyber Defense Operations Command Public AffairsJuly 8, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Governance, NEN, NNE, Workforce

Wartime Acquisition Scalable Plan tabletop exercise commences

by J.W. Marcum, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme DivisionJuly 8, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing

Building the future acquisition workforce, one intern at a time

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

TAGS: InfoSharing, KM

Eye on Innovation: Making Huge Strides in Virtual Reality at Norfolk Naval Shipyard

by Kristi Britt, Public Affairs Specialist, Norfolk Naval Shipyard Public AffairsJuly 3, 2019

TAGS: Efficiencies, InfoSharing, Telecommunications

Faces of Freedom: From the Barracks of Beirut

by Heather Rutherford, NIWC Atlantic Public AffairsJuly 3, 2019

TAGS: Awards, InfoSharing, Spectrum

Guide to Internet Protocol Security Virtual Private Networks

by NIST NewsJuly 3, 2019

Draft NIST SP 800-77 Rev. 1

TAGS: Cybersecurity, IA, Telecommunications

IWTC Virginia Beach Student Intelligence Officers Gain Valuable Insight

by Information Warfare Training Command Virginia Beach Public AffairsJuly 3, 2019

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

Air Force announces Compute and Store agreement

by Secretary of the Air Force Public AffairsJuly 2, 2019

TAGS: Cloud, Efficiencies, Enterprise Services, IA

NAVWAR Provides Technical Expertise for Underwater Ice Study in Sweden

by Elisha Gamboa, Naval Information Warfare Systems Command Public AffairsJuly 2, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

U.S. Constitution Ratified

by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Tatyana Freeman, USS George Washington (CVN 73) Public AffairsJuly 2, 2019

TAGS: Civil Liberties, Governance, InfoSharing

Displaying the American flag with style

by Susan H. Lawson, Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City DivisionJuly 1, 2019

TAGS: Governance, InfoSharing

FCC/C10F Sailors Volunteer at Children’s Museum

by Petty Officer 2nd Class William Sykes, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command / U.S. 10th FleetJuly 1, 2019

TAGS: InfoSharing, Workforce

Midshipmen Engage in 2019 Cyber LREC

by Lt. Cmdr. Brian KiehlJuly 1, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Workforce

The Geospatial Peace: A World Significantly Reshaped by War

by Dr. Gary E. Weir, NGA HistorianJuly 1, 2019

Paris Peace Conference and Versailles Treaty 1919

TAGS: Governance, InfoSharing

Marine Corps Forces Cyberspace Command Host Midshipmen Internship Program

by Staff Sgt. Jacob Osborne, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Cyberspace CommandJune 28, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Governance, InfoSharing, KM, Workforce

Hull of a Connection: ONR Global Advances U.S.-German Scientific Collaboration

by Warren Duffie Jr., Office of Naval ResearchJune 26, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing

Corps’ advanced manufacturing training transitions to MCSC

by Matt Gonzales, MCSC Office of Public Affairs and CommunicationJune 25, 2019

TAGS: Efficiencies, InfoSharing

Cybersecurity Summer Camp Grows Future Workforce

by Michaela Judge, Naval Information Warfare Systems Center AtlanticJune 25, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, Workforce

Naval Oceanography has small footprint, big impact at BALTOPS

by Kaley Turfitt, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography CommandJune 25, 2019

TAGS: Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

IWTC Virginia Beach Learning Site Groton Sailor Trains Future Submarine ITs

by Information Warfare Training Command Virginia Beach Public AffairsJune 24, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, IA, Infrastructure, KM, NEN, NNE, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

NSF joins federal partners in announcing update to national AI research and development strategic plan

by NSF NewsJune 24, 2019

2019 update to federal plan reevaluates priorities, adds partnership-building as critical element

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

Global City Teams Challenge Smart and Secure City Expo Convenes July 10-12 in Washington, D.C.

by NIST NewsJune 21, 2019

Cybersecurity and privacy included in 2019 problem-solving agenda

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

NGA announces 10 winners in MagQuest Phase 1

by CHIPS MagazineJune 21, 2019

Launches $1 million Phase 2

TAGS: IA, InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

Marine Corps at the forefront for ground-based lasers

by Ashley Calingo, PEO Land Systems Public Affairs, Marine Corps Systems CommandJune 20, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

NSWC Panama City employees save time, money by challenging prices

by Ashley Conner, NSWC Panama City DivisionJune 19, 2019

Rapidly delivering solutions to ensure warfighting dominance

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Efficiencies, InfoSharing

Providing access to space through innovation

by Airman 1st Class Aubree Milks, 30th Space WingJune 19, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

Webcast today: Ready and Resilient - The Fight to Save USS Samuel B Roberts

by Naval History and Heritage CommandJune 19, 2019

TAGS: InfoSharing, KM

Become a Cyber Marine

by CHIPS MagazineJune 17, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, Workforce

DISA reduces DITCO contracting fee

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

TAGS: Enterprise Services, InfoSharing

First Einstein Fellow in DoD to be placed at Carderock

by NSWC Carderock Division Public AffairsJune 17, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, Workforce

Fleet Cyber Seeking Talent at Service Academy Career Conference

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

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

A Son of Pahala, Hawaii: NIWC Pacific Commanding Officer Capt. Yokoyama

by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jessica Blackwell, Naval Information Warfare Center PacificJune 14, 2019

TAGS: Civil Liberties, InfoSharing, Workforce

Corps begins fielding mobile satellite communication system

by Matt Gonzales, MCSC Office of Public Affairs and CommunicationJune 13, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

NAVWAR Supports NAVSEA Journey Level Leadership Program

by Elisha Gamboa, Space and Naval Warfare Systems CommandJune 13, 2019

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

Naval Oceanography is Adapting, Embracing the New

by George Lammons, NAVIFOR Public AffairsJune 12, 2019

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

10th Fleet Sailors Remember Midway

by Petty Officer 2nd Class William Sykes, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command / U.S. 10th FleetJune 11, 2019

TAGS: IA, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

Under Secretary of the Navy Thomas B. Modly Remarks at The Patuxent Partnership

by Under Secretary of the Navy Thomas B. ModlyJune 11, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing

Corps’ moving forward with full-rate production of G/ATOR system

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

TAGS: Cybersecurity, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

DoD Announces Arctic Strategy

by CHIPS MagazineJune 10, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing

NAVIFOR, Suffolk DoD Complex Commands Celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

by Mass Communication Specialist Chief Rafael Martie, NAVIFOR Public Affairs OfficeJune 10, 2019

TAGS: Civil Liberties, InfoSharing, Workforce

Network Enablers Host Communications Security User Meeting

by Robin Schumacher, PL Network Enablers/PEO C3T Public AffairsJune 7, 2019

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

NSWC Panama City expands capability with 3D metal printer

by Katherine Mapp, Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City DivisionJune 7, 2019

TAGS: Efficiencies, Spectrum, Telecommunications

At First Light… 75th Anniversary of Operation Overlord

by Naval History and Heritage CommandJune 6, 2019

TAGS: Awards, InfoSharing

Battle of Midway: A Glorious Page In Our History

by Naval History and Heritage CommandJune 5, 2019

Video

TAGS: Awards, Spectrum, Telecommunications

Laser Focus: ONR Global and the Competition for High-Intensity Lasers

by Warren Duffie Jr., Office of Naval ResearchJune 4, 2019

TAGS: Spectrum, Workforce

DISA to deliver collaboration tools as part of DOD Enterprise Cloud Strategy

by Jenna Mozeyko, DISA Strategic Communication and Public AffairsMay 31, 2019

TAGS: Cloud, Cybersecurity, Strategy, Workforce

Navy Scientists, Engineers Collaborate at First NSWCDD Modeling and Simulation Summit

by John Joyce, NSWC Dahlgren Division Corporate CommunicationsMay 31, 2019

TAGS: Spectrum, Workforce

U.S. 2nd Fleet Declares Initial Operational Capability

by U.S. 2nd Fleet Public AffairsMay 30, 2019

TAGS: Spectrum

Need for speed: Air Force meets acquisition acceleration “Century Challenge” milestone

by Secretary of the Air Force Public AffairsMay 29, 2019

Rapidly innovating software factories, cyber networks, satellites, hypersonic weapons and key intelligence technologies

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Efficiencies, Enterprise Services, ITAM, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

AFRL launches ARCNet, autonomy R&D portal

by John Van Winkle, 88th Air Base Wing Public AffairsMay 28, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Enterprise Services, InfoSharing

Reflecting on our ancestors: Asian American, Pacific Islander Heritage Month

by Nika Nashiro, Marine Corps Installations PacificMay 28, 2019

Both the U.S. and Japan suffered and fought for the ones they loved …

TAGS: Civil Liberties, InfoSharing

Best Practices for Key Management Organizations

by CHIPS MagazineMay 24, 2019

NIST Recommendation for Key Management: Part 2

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

Fleet Cyber Command to Offer General Schedule Civilian Employees Opportunity to Convert to Cyber Excepted Service

by Steven Mavica and Petty Officer 2nd Class William Sykes, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command / U.S. 10th FleetMay 24, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Workforce

IWTC Corry Station Celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage

by Cryptologic Technician (Collection) 1st Class Marcus A. Vasquez, Information Warfare Training Command Corry Station Public AffairsMay 24, 2019

TAGS: Civil Liberties, InfoSharing

Chief of Naval Operations Engages Navy Cyber and Cryptology

by Petty Officer 2nd Class William Sykes, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command / U.S. 10th FleetMay 23, 2019

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

Innovative SPAWAR Leader and Dedicated Navy Officer Receives 2018 Copernicus Award

by Elisha Gamboa, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command Public AffairsMay 23, 2019

TAGS: Awards, Cybersecurity, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

National Cemeteries to Host Memorial Day Ceremonies

by CHIPS MagazineMay 23, 2019

Honoring Veterans’ Service and Sacrifice

TAGS: InfoSharing

Systems engineering critical in a cyber world

by Keyona McFarland, DISA Strategic Communication and Public AffairsMay 23, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, EA, Efficiencies, NNE, Telecommunications

DISA, DSS award Other Transaction Agreement for defense security vetting

by Russell Goemaere, DISA Strategic Communication and Public AffairsMay 22, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Enterprise Services, IA

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 MagazineMay 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

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

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

NAVSUP BSC Civilian Named Department of the Navy’s ‘Person of the Year’ at IT Conference

by Naval Supply Systems Command Business Systems Center Public Affairs

TAGS: Awards, Cybersecurity, NEN, NNE, Spectrum