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Your one source for IT news. This is a collection of articles on information technology, information management and cybersecurity from the DON CIO staff, CHIPS - the Department of the Navy's IT magazine - and industry publications.

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DON CIO Aaron Weis Discusses "Digital Transformation Through Strategic Innovation"

May 6, 2021

The Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer Aaron Weis outlined the DON's strategy to "Modernize, Innovate and Defend" the Department's networks in remarks for the April 22, 2021 virtual FedScoop Public Sector Summit.

TAGS: CIO Authorities, Cloud, Cybersecurity, IA, InfoSharing, Workforce

2021 USN-USMC Electromagnetic Spectrum Workforce Excellence Award Winners Announced

May 4, 2021

The USN-USMC Electromagnetic Spectrum Workforce Excellence Awards program recognizes recent efforts of individuals and teams within the Navy and Marine Corps electromagnetic spectrum (ESM) communities for exceptional achievement in spectrum supportability, with the Lussier award also recognizing strategic leadership.

Congratulations to the 2021 award winners!

TAGS: Awards, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

Navigating Flank Speed

by Aaron Weis - April 28, 2021

As you peruse the latest developments around DON IT, I want to draw your attention to two major developments – the sunset of CVR on June 15 and subsequent transition to Microsoft 365, and invite you to the upcoming DON IT Conference, May 24-26.

TAGS: CIO Authorities, Cloud, Cybersecurity, Data Strategy, Governance, Infrastructure, NNE, Strategy, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

DON IT Conference will be Hybrid Event – Draft Schedule Now Available

April 22, 2021

Due to COVID-19, the DON IT Conference, East Coast 2021 scheduled for May 24-26 will be a hybrid event with in-person and virtual components. The virtual side of the conference will be broadcast via Microsoft Teams. The in-person component will be held at the Hilton Norfolk The Main, in Norfolk, VA. Please check back regularly for schedule updates.

TAGS: CIO Authorities, Cybersecurity, Workforce

Join DON CIO Aaron Weis for a Digital Transformation Discussion

April 16, 2021

Mark your calendar for April 22, when DON CIO Aaron Weis, and top leaders and decision-makers from DISA, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Space Force, and others from the public-sector IT community discuss IT innovation in areas such as Edge, AI, 5G, and more. Leaders will also discuss the importance of private-public partnerships in this 2021 HPE Public Sector Summit.

TAGS: CIO Authorities, Cloud, Cybersecurity, Spectrum, Strategy, Telecommunications

CHIPS Magazine

To Modernize Our Corps – Forward-thinking, Technically Sound, and Timely Acquisition

by U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. AJ Pasagian and Mr. Timothy B. FerrisMay 12, 2021

MARCORSYSCOM Commander: Deliver capabilities at the speed of relevance

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Efficiencies, InfoSharing, Infrastructure, IT Portfolio Management, Telecommunications

DARPA Seeks “Always On” Interconnected Networks for Multidomain Missions

by DARPA NewsMay 11, 2021

New program aims to ensure critical data finds a path to the right user at the right time

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Infrastructure, Standards, Telecommunications, Wireless

Researchers Demonstrate Sarcasm Detector for Online Communications

by DARPA NewsMay 11, 2021

Deep learning model capable of accurately classifying sarcasm in textual communications, addressing online sentiment analysis roadblock

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Social Media, Telecommunications, Wireless

NAVSEA Warfare Centers updated strategic guidance

by NAVSEA Warfare Centers Headquarters Office of Corporate CommunicationsMay 11, 2021

TAGS: InfoSharing, Strategy, Workforce

MARCORSYSCOM Modernizing Infantry Equipment and Communications Capabilities

by Matt Gonzales, MCSC Office of Public Affairs and Communication Marine Corps Systems CommandMay 10, 2021

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

NAVIFOR Change of Command

by Jacky Fisher, NAVIFOR Public Affairs OfficeMay 10, 2021

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Governance, Infrastructure, NNE, Workforce

7th Fleet Information Warfare Command Hosts Commander’s Conference

by Petty Officer 1st Class Amanda Kitchner, Commander, U.S. 7th FleetMay 10, 2021

First IW commander at a numbered fleet

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Governance, InfoSharing, Workforce

Air Force launches electric aircraft program for manned flight

by Air Force Research Laboratory Public AffairsMay 7, 2021

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, Spectrum

Attention Scholars: FY-22 Navy Strategic Education Alignment Plan

by Vice Admiral J. W. Hughes, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Warfighting Development (N7)May 7, 2021

Building the knowledge, skills, and abilities leaders will need to solve complex problems and prevail in conflict

TAGS: InfoSharing, KM, Workforce

NIWC Pacific announces Fleet VI Capture Challenge winners

by Jaime Ciciora, Naval Information Warfare Center PacificMay 7, 2021

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

NPS, NASA Team Up on “Astrobatics” Project to Advance Spacecraft Robotics

by Petty Officer 3rd Class Leonard Weston, Naval Postgraduate SchoolMay 6, 2021

TAGS: InfoSharing, Infrastructure, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Workforce

Annual Naval Research Working Group Connects NPS Researchers to Fleet Sponsors, Warfighter

by Petty Officer 2nd Class Huy Tonthat, Naval Postgraduate SchoolMay 5, 2021

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, KM

NIWC Atlantic Demonstrates Satellite Surrogate Technology for Marines

by Steve Ghiringhelli, Naval Information Warfare Center AtlanticMay 5, 2021

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

Breakthrough Army technology is a gamechanger for deepfake detection

by U.S. Army DEVCOM Army Research Laboratory Public AffairsMay 4, 2021

TAGS: Cybersecurity, IA, InfoSharing, Workforce

NPS Design Challenge Seeks to Advance Prototype for “Athena” Collaboration Tool

by Petty Officer 3rd Class James Norket, Naval Postgraduate SchoolApril 29, 2021

TAGS: InfoSharing, Telecommunications, Workforce

ANTX showcases NSWC Carderock capabilities

by Todd A. Hurley, NSWC Carderock Division Public AffairsApril 29, 2021

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

NPS’ Peter Denning Adds Computing and Internet Pioneer Award to Long List of Honors

by Petty Officer 3rd Class Leonard Weston, Naval Postgraduate SchoolApril 28, 2021

TAGS: Awards, Infrastructure, Workforce

NIWC Atlantic at ANTX 2021 (Video)

by Naval Information Warfare Center Atlantic Public AffairsApril 27, 2021

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

NPS Establishes Climate and Security Network

by Petty Officer 3rd Class James Norket, Naval Postgraduate SchoolApril 26, 2021

TAGS: GreenIT, InfoSharing

Marine Corps getting lean and going green for battlefield efficiency

by Matt Gonzales, Marine Corps Systems Command Office of Public Affairs and CommunicationApril 26, 2021

TAGS: GreenIT, InfoSharing

Navy celebrates delivery of 50,000 ARC-210 tactical airborne radios to the fleet

by NAVAIR NewsApril 23, 2021

First radio to embed encryption, modem operation for satellite communications

TAGS: Infrastructure, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

DCNO for Information Warfare solicits nominations for the annual Association of Old Crows Outstanding Navy Unit Award

by Vice Adm. Jeffrey E. Trussler, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare, OPNAV N2N6April 23, 2021

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

CISA Directs Federal Agencies to Check Pulse Connect Secure Products

by CISA NewsApril 22, 2021

CISA Encourages All Organizations to Take Steps to Protect their Networks

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Infrastructure

National Cryptologic Museum Plans Reopening with Transformative Makeover

by Louis J. Leto, National Cryptologic MuseumApril 22, 2021

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, Workforce

DON Recognizes MARCORSYSCOM Employees for Test and Evaluation Efforts

by Matt Gonzales, Marine Corps Systems Command Office of Public Affairs and CommunicationApril 21, 2021

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

AF continues implementation efforts for Controlled Unclassified Information

by Secretary of the Air Force Public AffairsApril 20, 2021

Defense Department launches new CUI website

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Governance, IA

NRL’s Hybrid Tiger UAV Soars at Demonstration

by Nicholas Pasquini, U.S. Naval Research LaboratoryApril 16, 2021

TAGS: Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

New Air Force mission statement focuses on airpower

by Tech. Sgt. Joshua Dewberry, Secretary of the Air Force Public AffairsApril 15, 2021

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications

ODNI Releases 2021 Annual Threat Assessment of the U.S. Intelligence Community

by Office of the Director of National IntelligenceApril 14, 2021

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing

US Navy Demonstrates Key Advantages to the Joint Fight

by Elisha Gamboa, Naval Information Warfare Systems Command Public AffairsApril 9, 2021

Project Overmatch Team briefs VCJCS

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

NIWC Atlantic Cybersecurity Specialist Wins Copernicus Award

by Kris Patterson Naval Information Warfare Center Atlantic Public AffairsApril 9, 2021

TAGS: Awards, Cybersecurity, Efficiencies, InfoSharing, Infrastructure, NNE, Workforce

Marine Corps issues MARADMIN 177/21 to solicit applicants for DoD DevSecOps competitive initiative

by Brig. Gen. Lorna M. Mahlock, Director, Information C4 Division, Deputy Commandant for InformationApril 2, 2021

TAGS: Cloud, Cybersecurity, Data Strategy, InfoSharing, Infrastructure, KM, NEN, NNE, Telecommunications, Wireless, Workforce

NIWC Atlantic Wins Big in Joint Artificial Intelligence Robotics Competition

by Heather Rutherford, NIWC Atlantic Public AffairsApril 2, 2021

TAGS: Awards, InfoSharing, Spectrum, Wireless, Workforce

NPS announces Graduate School of International and Defense Studies offering strategic education portfolio

by Story by Petty Officer 2nd Class Taylor J Vencill, Naval Postgraduate SchoolApril 1, 2021

TAGS: InfoSharing, Infrastructure, KM, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

MARCORSYSCOM Launches Task Force to Modernize IT Network

by Matt Gonzales, Marine Corps Systems Command Office of Public Affairs and Communication

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

Leveraging Data to Drive Decision Advantage: Naval Reserve Force Operations and the Jupiter Analytics Environment

by Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer, Office of the DON Chief Data Officer

TAGS: Data Strategy, InfoSharing, NNE

Fostering a Resilient Cyber Workforce

by Kristina Cross, Cyber Workforce Program Manager, Naval Information Warfare Center Atlantic

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Infrastructure, KM, NEN, NNE, Strategy, Telecommunications, Workforce

Artificial Intelligence Systems Integration Supports Innovative Technology at NSWC Dahlgren Division

by Diana Stefko, Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division Corporate Communication

TAGS: Infrastructure, NNE, Telecommunications, Workforce

New Science, Technology and Reinvention Laboratory Establishes Advanced High Performance Computing Lab

by NAVFAC EXWC Command Information Officer Team and Public Affairs Office

NAVFAC EXWC lab offers innovative collaboration platform for scientists and engineers

TAGS: Cloud, Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, NNE, Workforce

MARFORCYBER Sets Example in COVID-19 Vaccination Drive

by Lance Cpl. Sixto Castro, Defense Media Activity - MarinesMarch 30, 2021

Maintaining Readiness, Protecting Fellow Marines

TAGS: InfoSharing, Workforce

NSWC Corona Scientists, Engineers Snag ‘Hack the Machine’ Win

by Candice Villarreal, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Corona DivisionMarch 30, 2021

TAGS: Awards, Cybersecurity, Infrastructure, NNE, Workforce

US Navy Cyber Competition Team Wins SANS International Services Cup

by Petty Officer 1st Class Naomi VanDuser, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command / U.S. 10th FleetMarch 29, 2021

TAGS: Awards, Cybersecurity, Workforce

NAVSUP Business Systems Center uses Agile methodology to deliver smaller incremental updates at increased speed

by Thomas Zimmerman, Naval Supply Systems Command Business Systems Center Public AffairsMarch 26, 2021

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Efficiencies, NNE, Workforce

NAVWAR Expands Data Science Training Program; Accelerates Digital Transformation

by Elisha Gamboa, Naval Information Warfare Systems Command Public AffairsMarch 26, 2021

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Data Strategy, KM, NNE

NAVSEA’s HACKtheMACHINE Prize Challenge seeks cyber innovation, partners

by Naval Sea Systems Command Office of Corporate CommunicationMarch 26, 2021

TAGS: Cybersecurity, InfoSharing, NNE, Workforce

Marine Corps Director IC4 Issues Software Coding Innovation Challenge

by Brig. Gen. Lorna Mahlock, Director IC4, Deputy Commandant for InformationMarch 26, 2021

Leveraging the MCBOSS DevSecOps ecosystem

TAGS: Cloud, Cybersecurity, Enterprise Services, Infrastructure, NNE, Telecommunications

DCNO for Information Warfare Issues End of Life of CVR Teams and Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information Guidance

by Vice Adm. Jeffrey E. Trussler, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare, OPNAV N2N6March 25, 2021

TAGS: Cloud, Cybersecurity, Governance, Governance, IA, Infrastructure, NEN, NMCI, NNE

Palmetto Tech Bridge Announces Three Winners of Inaugural Prize Challenge

by Steve Ghiringhelli, Naval Information Warfare Center AtlanticMarch 24, 2021

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

NIWC Pacific tests limits of reality with TEAR 3M conference

by Patric Petrie, Naval Information Warfare Center PacificMarch 22, 2021

TAGS: InfoSharing, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless

NRL Researchers Search for Critical Ocean Sciences Data with Lidar

by Nicholas Pasquini, U.S. Naval Research LaboratoryMarch 22, 2021

TAGS: Data Strategy, InfoSharing, Telecommunications, Wireless

NavalX hosts change of command

by Julie LemmonMarch 22, 2021

TAGS: InfoSharing, Infrastructure

Application Process Open for SECNAV Tours with Industry

by Vice Admiral John B. Nowell, Jr, N1March 18, 2021

TAGS: InfoSharing, KM, Workforce

DCNO for Information Warfare Issues Risk Management Framework Standard Operating Procedures

by Vice Adm. Jeffrey E. Trussler, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare, OPNAV N2N6March 17, 2021

TAGS: Cybersecurity, Forms/Reports, Governance, IA, Infrastructure, NEN, NMCI, NNE, Telecommunications

Tech Bridges Join Forces for 5G Demo Day, Drone Test Flight

by Candice Villarreal, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Corona DivisionMarch 17, 2021

TAGS: Infrastructure, Investment Management, IT Portfolio Management, NNE, Spectrum, Telecommunications, Wireless