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2020 USN-USMC Electromagnetic Spectrum Workforce Excellence Awards Nominations Due Date Extended to Dec. 17

November 14, 2019

The USN-USMC Electromagnetic Spectrum Workforce Excellence Awards program recognizes the efforts of individuals and teams within the USN-USMC spectrum communities for exceptional achievement in spectrum supportability. The deadline for nominations has been extended to Dec. 17.

TAGS: Awards, Spectrum

Special Assistant to SECNAV for IM and DON CIO Shares Guiding Principles

by Aaron Weis - October 23, 2019

It is my pleasure to greet you as the Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Navy for Information Management and Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer. While the DON CIO position is one that you're familiar with, the Special Assistant role was created to ensure the highest level of visibility and support for the position.

TAGS: CIO Authorities, Cybersecurity

Fight Back Against Illegal Robocalls

by Suzette Thompson, DON CIO Privacy Team - October 23, 2019

Whether on a ship or shore, as a Department of the Navy active duty member or civilian, you are not immune from receiving unwanted and/or unsolicited phone calls or texts. The intent of many of these texts and phone calls is to obtain your personally identifiable information (PII).

TAGS: Privacy, Wireless

Safety Tips for Mobile Devices - Stay Cyber Aware While on the Go

by National Cyber Security Alliance - October 21, 2019

Your mobile devices – including smartphones, laptops and tablets – are always within reach everywhere you go, whether for work, travel or entertainment. These devices make it easy to connect to the world around you, but they can also pack a lot of info about you and your friends and family, like your contacts, photos, videos, location and health and financial data. It's important to use your mobile device safely.

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Privacy, Wireless

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Safe Practices/Best Practices

by Stay Safe Online - October 15, 2019

Two critical factors in cybersecurity are to Prevent and Protect, and these factors must be executed in everything that we do in the cyber world. You can initiate the prevention process by limiting the amount of personal information that is publicly available about yourself. This starts by using safe practices when using mobile devices, applications, email, and social networks.

TAGS: Cybersecurity

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Begins

by Stay Safe Online - October 7, 2019

October 2019 marks the 16th annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM). Under the overarching theme of 'Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT.', this year’s NCSAM is focused on encouraging personal accountability and proactive behavior in security best practices, digital privacy, and drawing attention to careers in cybersecurity.

TAGS: Cybersecurity

DON IM/IT Excellence Awards Nominations Due Dec. 6

September 23, 2019

The DON IM/IT Excellence Awards program is the most prestigious and longest running award program that recognizes excellence in Information Management (IM) and Information Technology (IT) in the Department of the Navy. For almost two decades, DON CIO has been presenting awards that recognize individual and team IM/IT contributions. Starting in 2000 as the “eGov Awards,” they were renamed in 2005 to the “DON IM/IT Excellence Awards.” Along the way, additional award categories were added, all under the umbrella of the DON IM/IT Excellence Awards. Nominations for the 2020 awards are due Dec. 6, 2019.

TAGS: Awards, Cybersecurity, Privacy

CHIPS Magazine

Navy Adm. Charles A. Richard Takes Helm at STRATCOM

by Terri Moon Cronk, Defense.govNovember 19, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Governance, IA, Spectrum

Theoretical to Tactical: Veterans Turn Research into Naval Innovation

by Scott Hochenberg, Office of Naval ResearchNovember 19, 2019

TAGS: InfoSharing, Performance Measurement

History Highlight — Radio Intelligence Service

by Akhirah Padilla, NSA/CSS Public Affairs OfficerNovember 18, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

Vehicle Conveniences Drive Criminals to Prison

by Stephen Murphy, Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3) Public AffairsNovember 18, 2019

DoD Cyber Crime Center digital forensic agents examine ‘treasure trove’ of real-time data in vehicle computer systems

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

DoD Mission Big Draw for Cyber Defense Job Applicants

by C. Todd Lopez, Defense.govNovember 15, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Workforce

Ike's Cybersecurity Local Defenders

by Petty Officer 1st Class Gabriel Kotico, USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69)November 15, 2019

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

NIWC Atlantic On Demand Manufacturing: Limited Only by the Engineer’s Imagination

by Susan Bullinger, Naval Information Warfare Center AtlanticNovember 15, 2019

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

U.S. Naval War College Students Compete in Theater Strategic Planning Exercise

by Jeanette Steele, U.S. Naval War College Public AffairsNovember 15, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications

Eye on Innovation: Exoskeleton Technology Fits Norfolk Shipyard with Suits Straight Out of the Avengers

by Kristi Britt, Public Affairs Specialist, Norfolk Naval Shipyard Public AffairsNovember 14, 2019

TAGS: Efficiencies, InfoSharing

Navy Chief Inducted to Cryptologic Hall of Honor

by Petty Officer 2nd Class William Sykes, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command / U.S. 10th FleetNovember 14, 2019

TAGS: Awards, Cybersecurity, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

Navajo Code Talkers Secure Communications

by Naval History and Heritage CommandNovember 13, 2019

Honoring Native American Heritage Month

TAGS: Civil Liberties, Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, KM, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

NAVWAR connects local youth with technology at Fleet Week San Diego 2019

by Elisha Gamboa, Naval Information Warfare Systems CommandNovember 13, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

Low-Tech War Games Inform High-Tech Decisions

by Nathanael Miller, Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division, Keyport Public AffairsNovember 12, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, IA, InfoSharing, Workforce

Corps seeks unmanned robots to breach surf zone

by Matt Gonzales, MCSC Office of Public Affairs and CommunicationNovember 8, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

Cyber Commands Host Winter Safety Fair

by Tanyeil O. General, NETWARCOM Public AffairsNovember 8, 2019

TAGS: InfoSharing, Workforce

Future USS John Kennedy Commanding Officer, Crew Unveil Official Seal

by Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic Public AffairsNovember 8, 2019

TAGS: Governance, InfoSharing

DISA, trusted provider to connect and protect warfighters in cyberspace

by Jim Verchio, DISA Strategic Communication and Public AffairsNovember 7, 2019

Invites industry to collaborate in nation’s defense

TAGS: Cloud, Cybersecurity, Efficiencies, Enterprise Services, Governance, Infrastructure, NNE, Performance Measurement, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

National Maritime Intelligence-Integration Office Participates in "Our Ocean Conference" in Norway

by National Maritime Intelligence-Integration Office Public AffairsNovember 7, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, IA, InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications

NATO Conducts Electro Magnetic Operations Trials

by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Cameron Stoner, Standing NATO Maritime Group One Public AffairsNovember 6, 2019

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

CIWT Selects 2019 Domain Sailor of the Year

by Glenn Sircy, Center for Information Warfare Training Public AffairsNovember 4, 2019

TAGS: Awards, Cybersecurity, IA, KM, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Workforce

There Are Zombies in Our Midst – and you thought Halloween was over

by Alison Pavan, NSA/CSS Communications Officer NSANovember 4, 2019

NSA cautions of unpatched software in IoT networks and devices

TAGS: Cybersecurity, PED, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

First Warrant Officer 1s in Decades Graduate LDO/CWO Academy

by Lt.Cmdr. Frederick Martin, Naval Service Training Command Public AffairsNovember 1, 2019

Eight new Cyber Warrant Officers join the fight

TAGS: Cybersecurity, NNE, Workforce

IWTC Virginia Beach Sailor Essential to Command’s Mission

by Information Warfare Training Command Virginia Beach Public AffairsNovember 1, 2019

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

NAVWAR Co-hosts Robotics Tournament; Encourages Students to Explore Creative Solutions in STEM

by Elisha Gamboa, Naval Information Warfare Systems CommandNovember 1, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, Workforce

NIWC Atlantic Supports Marine Corps Technology at Island Marauder 2019

by Steve Ghiringhelli, Naval Information Warfare Center AtlanticNovember 1, 2019

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

Join National Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week

by CHIPS MagazineOctober 31, 2019

Inspiring and promoting awareness and exploration of cybersecurity careers

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, Workforce

New Navy Weather Models Will Revolutionize Forecasting

by George Lammons, NAVIFOR Public AffairsOctober 31, 2019

TAGS: Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

Novel NRL instrument enhances ability to measure nuclear materials

by Nicholas E. M. Pasquini, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Corporate CommunicationsOctober 31, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Governance, IA

Navy Safety and Environmental Experts Collaborate at 2019 Face-to-Face Symposium

by George Bieber, NSWCDD DNA Public Affairs OfficeOctober 30, 2019

‘Preserving Combat Readiness, Preventing Mishaps and Saving Lives’

TAGS: InfoSharing, KM

NIST Final ‘Big Data’ Framework Helps Make Sense of Our Data-Drenched Age

by CHIPS MagazineOctober 30, 2019

New tools that dramatically improve data analytics in organizations, research and science

TAGS: Cloud, Cybersecurity, DAR, Data Strategy, IA, Infrastructure, Telecommunications

Naval Oceanography Conducts Real-World Exercise in Mississippi Sound

by Kayla Adcock, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography CommandOctober 29, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

CIWT Domain Holds Team-Building Offsite Meeting

by Glenn Sircy, Center for Information Warfare TrainingOctober 28, 2019

Stimulating innovative ideas, synergy and creative exploration

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

IWTC Monterey Sailors Run for the Fallen

by Seaman Makinna Olmstead, Information Warfare Training Command MontereyOctober 28, 2019

TAGS: InfoSharing, Workforce

Under, VCNO Engage Press at Reporters, Editors Conference

by Vice Chief of Naval Operations Public AffairsOctober 28, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Governance, InfoSharing

NAVWAR Executive Assistant Awarded for Contributions to Electronic Warfare and Information Operations

by Elisha Gamboa, Naval Information Warfare Systems Command Public AffairsOctober 25, 2019

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

Select Five Complete Naval Oceanography Leadership Program

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

TAGS: Cybersecurity, KM, Spectrum

Cyber Workforce: Critical to Defending the Navy in Cyberspace

by Office of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information WarfareOctober 23, 2019

TAGS: CIO Authorities, Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, KM, Workforce

Thousands of Students Interact with Navy Scientists and Engineers at NAS Oceana Air Show

by George Bieber, NSWCDD Dam Neck Activity Public AffairsOctober 23, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, Workforce

Army Issues Over 10,000 Modern Simple Key Loader to Units

by Robin Schumacher, PL Network Enablers/PEO C3T Public AffairsOctober 22, 2019

Modernizing cryptographic keys, reducing legacy vulnerabilities

TAGS: Cybersecurity, IA, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

The Need for a Cybersecurity Paradigm Shift

by Navy Cyber Defense Operations Command Public AffairsOctober 21, 2019

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

Cyber defenders are the real superheroes

by Kathryn Bailey, PEO C3T Public AffairsOctober 18, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Governance, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

Ten Takeaways: The Education for Seapower Report

by John Kroger, DON Chief Learning OfficerOctober 18, 2019

TAGS: Governance, InfoSharing, KM, Workforce

Cybersecurity: More than a Buzzword

by Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike GildayOctober 16, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Enterprise Services, Governance, IA, NNE, PED, Privacy, Social Media, Telecommunications, Wireless

Rear Adm. Danelle Barrett Visits IWTC Virginia Beach

by Information Warfare Training Command Virginia Beach Public AffairsOctober 16, 2019

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

Naval Information Forces, IW Local Commands Celebrate Navy’s 244th Birthday

by MCC Rafael Martie, NAVIFOR Public AffairsOctober 15, 2019

TAGS: InfoSharing, KM, Workforce

NIWC Atlantic Ingenuity, Teamwork Speed JLTV Delivery to Marine Units

by Steve Ghiringhelli, Naval Information Warfare Center AtlanticOctober 15, 2019

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

SBIR success: smaller, lighter medical refrigerators to hit fleet in 2021

by Matt Gonzales, Marine Corps Systems Command Office of Public Affairs and CommunicationOctober 15, 2019

TAGS: Enterprise Services, InfoSharing

NAVWAR’s Regional Economic Impact Showcased at SDMAC Rollout Event

by Elisha Gamboa, Naval Information Warfare Systems Command Public AffairsOctober 11, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, Infrastructure, NEN, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Workforce

NRL launches space weather instrument on NASA satellite

by Maria Estacion, U.S. Naval Research LaboratoryOctober 11, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

USCYBERCOM video: Stay Cyber-secure

by U.S. Cyber CommandOctober 11, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Governance, Governance, IA

Air Force Observes National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

by Tech. Sgt. Armando A. Schwier-Morales, Secretary of the Air Force Public AffairsOctober 10, 2019

Know the risks, stay vigilant

TAGS: Cybersecurity, IDManagement, PED, Privacy, Social Media, Telecommunications, Wireless

IWTC Monterey Celebrates 244th Navy Birthday

by Cryptologic Technician (Interpretive) 3rd Class Shelby SimsOctober 10, 2019

TAGS: InfoSharing, Workforce

LiDAR Scanning of Ships Leads to Better Service

by Robert Palomares, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme DivisionOctober 9, 2019

Enabling a self-sufficient, technological workforce when underway

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

Seven Steps to Reducing Your Cybersecurity Risk

by Office of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare Public AffairsOctober 9, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Governance, IA, Infrastructure, NEN, PED, Privacy, Social Media, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

NIWC Atlantic Scientist Recognized for Leadership at Women of Color STEM Conference

by Maison Piedfort, Naval Information Warfare Center AtlanticOctober 7, 2019

TAGS: Awards, Civil Liberties, Cybersecurity, Workforce

A Collaborative Environment to Achieve Spectrum Sharing

by Guenever Aldrich, PE; DON Spectrum Reallocation Lead and Tomasz Wojtaszek, Deputy Spectrum Reallocation Lead

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Governance, Governance, IA, Infrastructure, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications

Cybersecurity Matters

by Office of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare Public AffairsOctober 1, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Governance, Infrastructure, NEN, PED, Social Media, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

Handheld digital targeting system provides fire and air support to Marines

by Matt Gonzales, MCSC Office of Public Affairs and Communication

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

Implementing Cybersecurity in PEO C4I and Space Systems

by Ed Lazarski, NAVWAR Office of Chief Engineer’s Director, Cybersecurity in PEO C4I & Space Systems

TAGS: Cloud, Cybersecurity, Governance, IA, Infrastructure, NEN, Spectrum, Workforce

Naval Academy Displays NRL’s Enduring Presence in Space Research

by Daniel Parry, U.S. Naval Research LaboratoryOctober 1, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Telecommunications

NAVWAR Develops ‘Cybersecurity Scorecard’ to Facilitate Data-Driven Decisions

by Kara McDermott, Naval Information Warfare Systems Command Public Affairs

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Forms/Reports, Governance, IA, Infrastructure, NEN

Navy Achieves Historic Milestone in ERP Cloud Migration

by Sharon Anderson, CHIPS senior editor

Delivering IT Modernization Results that Matter

TAGS: Cloud, Cybersecurity, Data Strategy, Efficiencies, Enterprise Services, Governance, IA, Infrastructure, NEN

NIWC Atlantic Support Cells Bolster Cyber Resiliency Efforts

by Jerry Sekerak, Naval Information Warfare Center Atlantic

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Governance, IA, NNE, PED, Telecommunications, Workforce

Rear Adm. Lorin Selby shares insights from HACKtheMACHINE series

by Rear Adm. Lorin Selby

Deputy Commander for Ship Design, Integration and Engineering, NAVSEA-05

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Governance, IA, InfoSharing, Infrastructure, NNE, Telecommunications

Strengthening the Front Line: NSA Launches New Cybersecurity Directorate

by Cybersecurity Directorate Engagements, NSA/CSSOctober 1, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, Workforce

The “Microservic-ing” Of Culture

by Roland Feghali, Technical Director, Navy Carrier and Air Integration Program Office

TAGS: Cloud, Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, Spectrum

The Threat from Within

by Carlos F. Parter, FCC/C10F Office of the Navy Authorizing Official, Navy Live Blog

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Governance, Governance, IA, IDManagement, Infrastructure, NNE, Telecommunications, Wireless

4th Space Operations Squadron gains Enhanced Polar System

by Airman 1st Class Jonathan Whitely, 50th Space Wing Public AffairsSeptember 30, 2019

EPS increases the U.S. space dominance

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

Large-scale exposition focuses on meeting Corps’ future needs

by Matt Gonzales, MCSC Office of Public Affairs and CommunicationSeptember 30, 2019

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

NSWCPD Employees Bring Back Win from 2019 HacktheMachine Challenge

by Keegan Rammel, Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia DivisionSeptember 30, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, IA, NNE, Workforce

Navy's Highest Ranking, Longest Serving Civilian Retires

by Petty Officer 2nd Class Stacy Atkins Ricks, U.S. Fleet Forces CommandSeptember 27, 2019

Shares keys to success

TAGS: Audit Readiness, Awards, InfoSharing

NIWC Atlantic Named Best Place to Work in Charleston for Second Year

by Michaela Judge, Naval Information Warfare Center AtlanticSeptember 27, 2019

TAGS: Awards, InfoSharing, Workforce

SECNAV Tours with Industry

by Cmdr. Karin Burzynski, Navy Personnel CommandSeptember 27, 2019

TAGS: InfoSharing, KM, Workforce

Shape-shifting robots built from 'smarticles' could navigate Army operations

by U.S. Army CCDC Army Research Laboratory Public AffairsSeptember 26, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

When it comes to robots, reliability may matter more than reasoning

by CCDC Army Research Laboratory Public AffairsSeptember 26, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Telecommunications, Wireless

Navy Twins Train as ITs at IWTC Corry Station

by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Neo B. Greene III, Center for Information Warfare TrainingSeptember 25, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, Workforce

Cyber domain links communication, improves Pacific Region readiness

by Sgt. Raquel Villalona, 38th Air Defense Artillery BrigadeSeptember 24, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, IA, InfoSharing, Infrastructure, NNE, Spectrum, Standards, Telecommunications, Wireless

NIWC Atlantic Employee Wins Cyber Award for Contributions to National Security

by Heather Rutherford, Naval Information Warfare Center AtlanticSeptember 24, 2019

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

NIWC Atlantic Helps Kick Off Local FIRST LEGO League Competition

by Maison Piedfort, Naval Information Warfare Center AtlanticSeptember 24, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, Workforce

NSA Launches Latest Codebreaker Challenge

by Betsy Stein NSA/CSS Communications OfficerSeptember 23, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, Infrastructure

Corps engages industry through briefing event

by Matt Gonzales, MCSC Office of Public Affairs and CommunicationSeptember 20, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing

NASA Official Inspires NSWC Dahlgren Audience to ‘Find Your Voice’ at Hispanic Heritage Month Observance

by John J. Joyce, NSWC Dahlgren Division Corporate CommunicationsSeptember 20, 2019

TAGS: Civil Liberties, InfoSharing

NAVWAR Tests Experimental Military Technology at Trident Warrior 2019

by Elisha Gamboa, Naval Information Warfare Systems Command Public AffairsSeptember 20, 2019

TAGS: Cybersecurity, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless