The DON CIO is responsible to oversee compliance with statutes, regulations, policy, and guidance applicable to protecting the department's information and information systems; as well as IT strategic and capital planning.

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Assignment of Responsibilities and Authorities in the Office of the Secretary of the Navy

SECNAV Instruction 5430.7R - May 2, 2017

The purpose of this instruction is to publish responsibilities and authorities for the administration of the Department of the Navy. It also relates to the responsibilities of the staff assistants for the Undersecretary of the Navy and the staff assistant role of the DUSN (M).

DON Records Management Manual

SECNAV M-5210.1, Rev. 1, incorporated May 2012 - May 30, 2012

The Department of the Navy Records Management Program establishes policies and procedures for life-cycle management (creation, maintenance, use and disposition) of DON records. This manual provides guidelines and procedures for the proper administration of a records management program. It also contains all DON records disposition schedules approved by the National Archives and Records Administration.

DITPR-DON Process Guidance v1.0

DON Guidance - December 5, 2011

The Department of Defense Information Technology Portfolio Repository-Department of the Navy (DITPR-DON) process guidance document provides a comprehensive discussion of core DITPR-DON functionality and basic lifecycle transactions. This information will enable all users to gain the understanding necessary to perform the basic IT asset management functions of registering, transferring and archiving DON IT systems within ...

Defense Business Enterprise Architecture, System Accountability and Conditions for Obligation of Funds for Defense Business System Modernization

10 U.S.C § 332 - January 2, 2008

Defense Business Enterprise Architecture, System Accountability and Conditions for Obligation of Funds for Defense Business System Modernization

Paperwork Reduction Act

§ 3501 - January 2, 1995

Among the purposes of this law is to minimize the paperwork burden for individuals, small businesses, educational and nonprofit institutions, Federal contractors, state, local and tribal governments, and other persons resulting from the collection of information by or for the Federal Government.


Damn The Hackers, Full Speed Ahead

by The Honorable Thomas B. Modly - January 25, 2019

During the first weeks of his tenure as president of JPMorgan Chase Bank, Jamie Dimon was briefed on the company’s efforts to outsource its information technology and corporate networks. It’s now the stuff of legend how Dimon not only cancelled a $5-billion IT contract, but challenged his people to own information as a proprietary, business-defining function. This strategic perspective has guided IT investment and ...

Migration Testing

September 13, 2017


Increasing the Dynamic of Spectrum Access

by Thomas Kidd - August 13, 2012

The final step in the dynamic federal agency spectrum access process within the United States is receiving a radio frequency assignment from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration. This notification from the assistant secretary of commerce for communications and information is required for federal spectrum-dependent systems to operate within the United States. The Code of Federal Regulations Title ...


BGen(Sel) Lorna M. Mahlock

January 18, 2019

Brigadier General Lorna Mahlock is the Director, Command, Control, Communications and Computers (C4) and the Deputy Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the Marine Corps. Prior to her current assignment, she served as Deputy Director Headquarters Marine Corps, Plans, Policy and Operations and Commanding Officer, Marine Air Control Group 18 in Okinawa, Japan. Born in Kingston, Jamaica, she ...

Captain Damen Hofheinz

November 8, 2018

CAPT Damen Hofheinz is a native of San Antonio, Texas. He was commissioned through the Corps of Cadets at Texas A&M University in May 1994 with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology Electronics. He lateral transferred to the Information Professional Community in August 2005 His sea tours include electrical and ordnance officer on USS LAKE ERIE (CG 70); operations officer on MCM Rotational Crew Bravo; ...

Vice Admiral Matthew J. Kohler, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare / Director of Naval Intelligence

November 8, 2018

A native of Erie, Pennsylvania, Vice Adm. Matthew Kohler graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1983 and was commissioned as a naval intelligence officer in 1984 through the Aviation Officer Candidate School. Kohler holds Master’s degrees in Computer Science from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School and Military History from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College.

Clinger-Cohen Act Compliance Confirmation Signature Sheet

March 21, 2012

The signature sheet below should be used as a cover to the CCA Table and IA Strategy being submitted for review. These documents are referenced in the Clinger-Cohen Act Compliance policy (original 2002 Department of Defense/Department of the Navy implementation) and in current CCA compliance guidance found in SECNAVINST 5000.2E.

Defense Business System Modernization Certification Approval FAQs

January 11, 2008

Included in the attachment is a list of frequently asked questions regarding the Defense Business System Modernization Certification Approval process.