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Tuesday, December 19, 2017
The holiday season is known to bring out the worst and best in people. Of course, cyber predators never take a holiday, they ...
October-December 2018 Issue
Some may remember the 1960’s <em>Lost in Space</em> television show. At least once an episode the robot would ...
October-December 2016 Issue
<em>“Again? I just took my security awareness training! Why am I taking it again? It’s just more of the same stuff. I ...
July-September 2017 Issue
Criminals use cunning deceptions to defraud victims of millions of dollars every year. They often combine new technology ...
January-March 2011 Issue
David Wennergren was selected to become the new Assistant Deputy Chief Management Officer (DCMO) for the Department of ...
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Online privacy is a growing concern, not only here in the U.S., but across the globe. By the same token, “It is a challenge ...
July-September 2012 Issue
We all save an overabundance of mementos from the past — whether it is a favorite blanket from grandma, a box full of ...
January-March 2011 Issue
It is with great pleasure that I write my first CIO column for CHIPS magazine. I began serving as the DON CIO in late ...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Getting something for nothing sounds like a good deal, but often there’s a hidden cost, the Federal Trade Commission ...
Thursday, July 9, 2015
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July-September 2015 Issue
With the number of high visibility, high risk personally identifiable information (PII) breaches in the news recently, this ...
January-March 2019 Issue
According to the Privacy Rights Clearing House, in 2017 there were 829 data breaches in the U.S. affecting over 2 billion ...
Thursday, October 10, 2019
October is not all skeletons and jack-o-lanterns; there are also scary things that live in cyberspace. October is National ...
April-June 2002 Issue
<i>"Information warfare is believed by many to be the means by which the next 'big' war will be fought ...
January-March 2011 Issue
As the DON CIO, Mr. Halvorsen heads the Office of the DON CIO and is the DON's senior official and adviser on matters ...
October-December 2017 Issue
Cyber-crime is an insidious threat. Social engineering tactics are more sophisticated, realistic and difficult to spot than ...
July-September 2010 Issue
The following is a recently reported personally identifiable information (PII) data breach involving the loss of media ...
Friday, October 13, 2017
Are you harassed by robocalls and wondering what you can do about them? Reporting illegal robocalls helps the Federal Trade ...
Friday, June 8, 2018
Three years ago, the Federal Trade Commission <a ...
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
As Americans gather up all their forms and records to prepare for income tax season, they should also prepare to safeguard ...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
WIESBADEN, Germany -- October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and marks the kickoff of the yearlong Army ...
Monday, October 2, 2017
October is recognized across the U.S. as National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, making it the ideal time for all of us to ...
Friday, October 18, 2019
The National Institute of Standards and Technology is inviting interested parties to the first of a new series of workshops ...
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Do you follow celebrities, influential people or favorite blogs on social media hoping for a beauty tip, investment advice ...
January-March 2016 Issue
Today, the ODNI’s National Counterintelligence and Security Center released the third in a five-part series of videos from ...
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
When using a laptop at work and/or at home, you should be taking a few basic steps to keep your data safe and your system ...
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
It’s open season, the time for millions of Americans to choose a health insurance plan. Whether you’re eligible for ...
October-December 2007 Issue
We've all heard nightmarish tales of identity theft, but that only happens to someone else, right? Wrong! Security ...
Friday, June 28, 2019
Seemingly, every gadget we use comes in a version that can be connected to a computer network for our convenience. But NIST ...
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command (CID) is warning individuals to be on the lookout for cybercriminals who are ...
Monday, September 18, 2017
Hospitals, school districts, state and local governments, law enforcement agencies, and businesses large and small — these ...
October-December 2007 Issue
The Department of the Navy (DON) is a dynamic enterprise with personnel constantly on the move between the office, temporary ...
October-December 2016 Issue
It is Department of the Navy (DON) policy to reduce or eliminate the use of Social Security numbers (SSNs) wherever ...
January-March 2016 Issue
In early 2013, the Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS) took steps to significantly improve their privacy program. What began ...
January-March 2014 Issue
The Department of the Navy continues to take steps to eliminate the unnecessary collection and use of Social Security ...
January-March 2011 Issue
The Department of the Navy (DON) is currently involved in a top-down approach to eliminate the unnecessary collection of ...
July-September 2014 Issue
The Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS)/Navy Personnel Command (NPC) is responsible for handling a large volume of personally ...
Friday, June 15, 2018
The FBI announced this week that federal authorities—including the Department of Justice and the FBI— coordinated a major ...
Friday, April 24, 2015
WASHINGTON, April 23, 2015 – Defense Secretary Ash Carter today unveiled the Defense Department’s second cyber strategy to ...
Monday, December 18, 2017
During the holiday season many individuals are moved by compassion and generosity for those less fortunate. With the ...
Thursday, March 23, 2017
(NAVY LIVE BLOG 22 MAR 17) -- The following message was released fleetwide by Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John ...
April-June 2015 Issue
The following “Ask the Expert” question was recently posted on the Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer (DON ...
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Today’s world is more interconnected than ever before. Yet, for all its advantages, increased connectivity brings increased ...
Monday, July 23, 2018
The Federal Trade Commission, along with law enforcement officials and charity regulators from 70 offices in <a ...
January-March 2011 Issue
Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, located in Southern California, is the largest Marine Corps installation on the West ...
July-September 2001 Issue
Beginning in spring 2001, Department of Defense (DoD) employees began receiving a new identification (ID) card. This card, ...
January-March 2011 Issue
The Navy Exchange Service Command Ships Store Program, a Naval Supply Systems Command organization, is responsible for ...
TAGS: Privacy
October-December 2015 Issue
It is very important to act quickly if you believe someone has used your name, social security number, or other aspect of ...
April-June 2011 Issue
The following is a recently reported personally identifiable information data breach involving a Department of the Navy ...
Friday, April 7, 2017
PENSACOLA, Fla. -- Sailors and Soldiers in the Pensacola area received Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) ...
Friday, March 9, 2018
Many young professionals starting out fresh in their careers are saddled with student loans they struggle to pay each month. ...
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Acronyms. The world, and especially the government, is overflowing with them. You’d be hard-pressed to pick a favorite. ...
July-September 2015 Issue
Greetings! <p>The Secretary of the Navy is continuing focus on innovation within the Department of the Navy, and ...
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
The most commonly reported PII breach in the Department of the Navy is also one of the easiest breaches to prevent: failure ...
Monday, February 23, 2015
The most commonly reported PII breach in the Department of the Navy is also one of the easiest breaches to prevent: failure ...
October-December 2014 Issue
The most commonly reported PII breach in the Department of the Navy is also one of the easiest breaches to prevent: failure ...
January-March 2019 Issue
Greetings! <p>As the Chief of Naval Operations reminds us in <a ...
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
The FBI is warning online users that websites with addresses that start with “https” are not always secure. Although, the ...
July-September 2018 Issue
Although cybersecurity is important every day, October’s National Cybersecurity Awareness Month provides the Navy with the ...
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
The U.S. Office of Government Ethics released <a ...
April-June 2015 Issue
The U.S. Office of Government Ethics released <a ...
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Being online exposes us to cyber criminals and others who commit identity theft, fraud, and harassment. Every time we ...
January-March 2016 Issue
Greetings! <p>This issue of CHIPS bolsters awareness for the Department of the Navy’s cybersecurity campaign ...
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
WASHINGTON - October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, an annual campaign to raise awareness about the importance ...
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
As a government employee, you likely have access to sensitive information whether you realize it or not. Whether you’re ...
Friday, October 9, 2015
<strong>General Tips</strong> <p>• Set secure passwords and don't share them with anyone. Avoid using ...
Friday, October 30, 2015
Cybersecurity should not be limited to the home, office, or classroom. It is important to practice safe online behavior and ...
October-December 2015 Issue
<em>“OPM (Office of Personnel and Management) reveals 21.5M affected in background investigation data breach” – Fierce ...
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Cybersecurity is a 24/7, all-year-long effort that is everyone's responsibility. Whether at home, in the office, in the ...
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Cybersecurity has my full attention… and it should have yours too. <p>From personal mobile phone apps to our ...
Thursday, January 3, 2019
The National Security Agency advises internet users not to fall victim to cybersecurity fatigue in the wake of the nearly ...
January-March 2019 Issue
During the first weeks of his tenure as president of JPMorgan Chase Bank, Jamie Dimon was briefed on the company’s efforts ...
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
You’re on your laptop when, suddenly, a pop-up appears: “Virus detected! Call now for a free security scan and to repair ...
Thursday, March 12, 2015
DARPA announced plans March 11 to research and develop tools for online privacy, one of the most vexing problems facing the ...
Friday, January 18, 2019
Whether a bit of information is private, proprietary, or sensitive to national security, systems owners and users have ...
Monday, November 4, 2019
<em>Within the framework of the National Defense Strategy, which supports the research and use of artificial ...
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
WASHINGTON, September 29, 2015 — Defense and deterrence are two of the highest priorities for bolstering the nation’s ...
July-September 2015 Issue
In 2008 the Department of Defense directed the services and other DoD agencies to reduce or eliminate the use of the SSN ...
Monday, November 5, 2018
In his October message to the DoD team, Deputy Secretary of Defense <a ...
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
The Defense Information Systems Agency’s National Background Investigation Services (NBIS) program office released its first ...
Monday, November 10, 2014
WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2014 – The Defense Department is pushing forward on information technology such as cloud computing, ...
Friday, October 2, 2015
The purpose of this strategy is to guide the development of DoD's cyber forces and strengthen our cyber defense and cyber ...
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The U.S. Office of Personnel Management announced June 4 of a recent cybersecurity incident affecting ...
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
<blockquote> "The United States is committed to open and reliable access to information, which is vital to U.S. ...
Thursday, August 11, 2016
WASHINGTON, Aug. 10, 2016 — The Defense Department has released an update of procedures, first published in 1982, that ...
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Department of Defense Secure Access File Exchange (SAFE) is a web-based tool that provides authenticated DoD CAC users and ...
April-June 2015 Issue
WASHINGTON, March 23, 2015 – Defense Department employees and their families should be vigilant when guarding personal and ...
January-March 2018 Issue
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Acting Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer Dr. Kelly E. Fletcher has announced the ...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
WASHINGTON (NNS) — Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer (DON CIO) Robert Foster recognized individuals and teams ...
January-March 2017 Issue
Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer Robert Foster has announced the selection of 13 individuals and teams to ...
April-June 2016 Issue
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer (DON CIO) Robert Foster recognized more than 10 ...
January-March 2016 Issue
The Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 DON IT Awards. ...
April-June 2011 Issue
Recordings and transcripts of three sessions hosted by the Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer, Terry ...
January-March 2017 Issue
<a href="http://www.secnav.navy.mil/donhr/About/Senior-Executives/Biographies/Foster,%20R.pdf" alt='Link ...
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
The DON IT Conference, West Coast 2018 is scheduled to begin next week. Please review important conference details ...
January-March 2018 Issue
Final preparations have been made for the DON IT Conference, April 23-25, 2018, at the Hilton Norfolk the Main in Norfolk, ...
July-September 2018 Issue
It is my pleasure to be selected to serve as Director, Office of the CIO (OCIO). The DON CIO recently consolidated and ...
Monday, June 15, 2015
The DON CIO Town Hall, scheduled to take place at the DON IT Conference June 18, has been rescheduled to begin at 8:45 AM, ...
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Steve Muck, the DON CIO's Privacy and Information Sharing Director, was recently named a 2018 Fed 100 Award Winner. ...
TAGS: Awards, Privacy
April-June 2011 Issue
The Department of the Navy is working to eliminate the unnecessary collection of Social Security numbers (SSNs) to protect ...
October-December 2019 Issue
The DON IM/IT Excellence Awards program is the most prestigious and longest running award program that recognizes excellence ...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Nominations are still being accepted for the DON Information Management/Information Technology (IM/IT) Excellence Awards. ...
July-September 2017 Issue
Nominations are now being accepted for the DON Information Management/Information Technology (IM/IT) Excellence Awards. The ...
July-September 2011 Issue
The DON Information Management/Information Technology/Cyberspace Campaign Plan for Fiscal Years 2011-2013 outlines the ...
October-December 2016 Issue
Join us at the DON IT Conference in San Diego, California, from 21-23 Feb! Learn about new and emerging IT policy and ...
April-June 2018 Issue
NORFOLK, Va. – Rear Adm. Danelle Barrett, Navy Cyber Security Division Director, and senior leaders from the Office of the ...
Monday, February 2, 2015
Final preparations have been made for the DON IT Conference, Feb. 10-12, 2015, at the San Diego Convention Center in San ...
Monday, February 12, 2018
Presentations given during the DON IT conference sessions held in San Diego, California, Feb. 6-8, are now available by ...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Presentations given during the DON IT conference sessions held in Norfolk, Virginia, May 16-18, are now available by ...
Thursday, January 15, 2015
The DON IT Conference, West Coast 2015 schedule is now available. The conference will be held Feb. 10-12, 2015, at the San ...
Monday, March 26, 2018
The DON IT Conference, East Coast 2018 schedule has been updated. The conference will be held April 23-25, 2018, at the ...
January-March 2018 Issue
The DON IT Conference, East Coast 2018 schedule has been updated. The conference will be held April 23-25, 2018, at the ...
January-March 2019 Issue
It was not your typical sunny San Diego weather during the Department of the Navy IT Conference, Feb. 13-15, but attendees ...
Monday, February 1, 2016
Registration is open for the DON IT Conference, West Coast 2016, until February 5. It has been approved for February 17-18, ...
Thursday, February 9, 2017
Pre-registration for the DON IT Conference, West Coast 2017 will close COB Friday, Feb. 10. On-site registration will be ...
January-March 2016 Issue
The DON IT Conference, East Coast 2016 and the USN-USMC Electromagnetic Spectrum Summit begin on Wednesday, April 20 at the ...
April-June 2019 Issue
The conference schedule is now available for the DON IT Conference, East Coast 2019. It has been approved for June 3-5, ...
January-March 2018 Issue
I want to share with you this year’s outstanding DON IT Conference program and congratulate the winners of the DON ...
April-June 2018 Issue
Department of the Navy information management and information technology professionals gathered together to learn about the ...
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
The DON IT Conference East 2017 schedule is now available. For those not attending in person, conference sessions will be ...
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Are you a small business interested in meeting DON IT leaders? <p>The DON IT Conference East 2017 will include a ...
April-June 2014 Issue
The following DON IT policy issuances, published between December 2013 and March 2014, are available in their entirety from ...
January-March 2019 Issue
Walk-in registration onsite at the West Coast DON IT Conference scheduled for Feb. 13-15 at the San Diego Convention Center ...
October-December 2017 Issue
The DON IT Conference, West Coast 2018 tentative schedule is now available. The conference will be held Feb. 6-8, 2018 at ...
October-December 2018 Issue
The schedule and session descriptions for the 2019 West Coast DON IT Conference are available. The conference is scheduled ...
January-March 2011 Issue
The Social Security number (SSN) has evolved beyond its intended purpose to become the identifier of choice for many of the ...
January-March 2007 Issue
Department of the Navy (DON) networks are under continuous attack by an invasion of "spam on steroids." There has ...
April-June 2013 Issue
Phishing is a criminal activity in which an adversary attempts to fraudulently acquire sensitive information by ...
January-March 2011 Issue
The Department of the Navy Central Adjudication Facility (DONCAF), a Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) ...
July-September 2015 Issue
The Department of the Navy Civilian Employee Assistance Program (DONCEAP) provides support for financial issues and identity ...
April-June 2018 Issue
The CHIPS mobile app for the Android and iOS operating systems is available! Look for “DON CIO CHIPS Magazine” in ...
October-December 2018 Issue
The due date for DON Information Management/Information Technology (IM/IT) Excellence Awards nominations has been extended ...
January-March 2011 Issue
If you have any doubt that you could be the next victim of identity theft — think again — because new ways to beguile you ...
Thursday, June 18, 2015
You just got an email saying your information was exposed in the OPM data breach. Wondering whether the email is the real ...
April-June 2018 Issue
<strong>The Incident</strong> <p>In February 2018, a breach of personally identifiable information (PII) ...
October-December 2007 Issue
During the past 12 months, there have been more than 100 privacy breaches resulting in the loss of personally identifiable ...
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Many people are confused and concerned in the aftermath of yet another massive intrusion into the privacy of millions of ...
Thursday, September 14, 2017
If you have a <a href="https://www.consumer.gov/articles/1009-your-credit-history" alt='Link will open in a ...
Friday, September 15, 2017
Ring, ring. "This is Equifax calling to verify your account information." Stop. Don’t tell them anything. They’re ...
Monday, July 22, 2019
Equifax Inc. has agreed to pay at least $575 million, and potentially up to $700 million, as part of a global settlement ...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- Today’s environment is filled with examples of technology designed to connect Airmen to the internet: ...
Thursday, December 14, 2017
The U.S. Intelligence Community relies on Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act in the constant hunt for ...
January-March 2011 Issue
How do thieves steal an identity? Identity theft starts with the misuse of an individual's personally identifiable ...
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Earlier this year, the Administration announced a series of policy decisions to streamline and enhance how the Federal ...
Friday, September 15, 2017
Stolen identity is a danger to national security and private citizens alike. For the FBI, identity theft is nothing new — ...
Friday, July 13, 2018
Not that they knew him personally, but Taylor Huddleston, a 27-year-old from Hot Springs, Arkansas, was for a time very ...
Monday, October 2, 2017
Every day brings fresh dismay as the number of hacks, data breaches and other cyber-enabled crime continues to grow. This ...
Monday, August 28, 2017
Back to school for students; back to scams for criminals. The Federal Bureau of Investigation is cautioning students at ...
Thursday, September 14, 2017
It’s heartening to see neighbors helping neighbors in storm damaged areas across Texas, Florida and the Caribbean, but not ...
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) <a ...
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
The Federal Information Systems Security Educators’ Association (FISSEA) serves as a forum for the exchange of information ...
Friday, October 28, 2016
If you have a phone, you’ve probably heard from an <a ...
October-December 2019 Issue
Whether on a ship or shore, as a Department of the Navy active duty member or civilian, you are not immune from receiving ...
October-December 2005 Issue
<b>FISMA Fundamentals</b> <p>The Department of the Navy (DON) is required to comply with the Federal ...
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Businesses face significant financial loss when a cyber attack occurs. Cybercriminals often rely on human error — from ...
April-June 2015 Issue
Online searches. Public records. Social media. And more. Each presents a unique challenge to protect <a ...
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
The words spear phishing look like a misspelled sport, but it is actually a computer scam. <p>See the image at ...
Friday, October 28, 2016
SASEBO, Japan (NNS) -- October is the annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and Sailors aboard submarine tender USS ...
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
In the Report to the President on Federal IT Modernization, released publicly in 2017 in accordance with Executive Order ...
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Facebook, Inc. will pay a record-breaking $5 billion penalty, and submit to new restrictions and a modified corporate ...
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
The Federal Trade Commission’s acting director of Bureau of Consumer Protection, Tom Pahl, announced FTC concerns about ...
Thursday, March 1, 2018
A new Federal Trade Commission <a ...
Friday, January 19, 2018
The Federal Trade Commission is the nation’s primary privacy and data security enforcer and one of the most active privacy ...
Friday, September 7, 2018
The operators of copycat websites army.com and navyenlist.com have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that ...
Thursday, September 20, 2018
The operatives of websites that sold phony documents, which could be used to commit identity theft and other frauds, have ...
Monday, October 31, 2016
Here are two telemarketing scams with a familiar ring: <p>In one, a caller says you’re eligible for a grant to pay ...
Friday, May 18, 2018
In <a ...
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
It has been said that “Americans live on the internet.” The evolution of the internet and all the personal conveniences and ...
Friday, October 25, 2019
Our cell phones are our go-to for entertainment, fitness apps, checking email, paying bills, and posting to social media. ...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
The Federal Trade Commission, along with 11 states and the District of Columbia, today announced “Operation Game of Loans,” ...
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
<em>Editor’s Note: Due to the massive OPM data breach, CHIPS magazine continues to caution readers to be on guard ...
October-December 2018 Issue
We are in the cyber fight 24/7. Ransomware attacks, identity theft and online credit card fraud can be devastating, and ...
Friday, June 21, 2019
Teams of innovators and municipal governments around the world, who are using technology to address challenges such as ...
January-March 2011 Issue
Department of Justice provides information about how to prevent identity theft, as well as what to do if you become a ...
April-June 2007 Issue
Consider this scenario: a major university in the Eastern United States finds that its Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps ...
January-March 2015 Issue
The following article discusses the final outcome of the largest Department of the Navy (DON) personally identifiable ...
Friday, September 4, 2015
Quickly moving through security checkpoints by showing your hand to a scanner seems straight out of science fiction, but the ...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
For millions of Americans starting a new relationship means initiating contact on the internet via dating sites, social ...
Monday, July 17, 2017
When people think about social media, they most likely immediately think about the popular sites such as Facebook, ...
April-June 2014 Issue
The following is a recently reported breach of personally identifiable information (PII) involving the theft of documents ...
Thursday, October 11, 2018
In the aftermath of the tragic shootings this year, there is often an increase in hoax threats to schools and other public ...
July-September 2014 Issue
The following is a recently reported breach of personally identifiable information (PII) involving the improper mapping of a ...
July-September 2013 Issue
The Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer (DON CIO) Privacy Team receives numerous personally identifiable ...
January-March 2013 Issue
The following is a recently reported personally identifiable information (PII) data breach involving the transmission of an ...
April-June 2008 Issue
All Department of the Navy personnel should continue to increase their level of awareness about properly safeguarding ...
April-June 2009 Issue
The following is a recently reported compromise of personally identifiable information (PII) involving the transmission of ...
April-June 2010 Issue
The following is a recently reported data breach involving the disclosure of personally identifiable information (PII) on ...
TAGS: NEN, Privacy
January-March 2008 Issue
All DON personnel should continue to increase their level of awareness about properly safeguarding personally identifiable ...
January-March 2009 Issue
All Department of the Navy personnel should continue to increase their level of awareness about properly safeguarding ...
July-September 2008 Issue
All Department of the Navy personnel should continue to increase their level of awareness about properly safeguarding ...
TAGS: Privacy, RM
July-September 2009 Issue
The following is a recently reported compromise of personally identifiable information (PII) involving the improper disposal ...
TAGS: Privacy, RM
July-September 2012 Issue
The following is a recently reported personally identifiable information (PII) data breach. Names have been changed or ...
October-December 2007 Issue
During the past 18 months, the Department of the Navy (DON) has reported more than 100 incidents involving the loss of ...
October-December 2008 Issue
All Department of the Navy personnel should continue to increase their level of awareness about properly safeguarding ...
October-December 2009 Issue
The following is a recently reported compromise of personally identifiable information (PII) involving the theft of storage ...
October-December 2011 Issue
The following is a recently reported personally identifiable information (PII) data breach involving a Department of the ...
Monday, October 31, 2016
NORFOLK (NNS) -- We use passwords to protect ourselves online. It's important to ensure that this protection is as ...
Friday, June 29, 2018
The Federal Trade Commission and its federal, state and local partners announced that its month-long recognition of military ...
January-March 2016 Issue
The theft of Personally Identifiable Information (PII) from major retailers, financial institutions and the Federal ...
April-June 2018 Issue
By some accounts, Russian meddling in the US election system may have originated from the depths of a hot dog cart. It’s a ...
Thursday, August 31, 2017
The <a href="https://www.ftc.gov/" alt='Link will open in a new window.' ...
Friday, September 1, 2017
Americans are known for their energy, resilience and innovation. While Hurricane Harvey crippled much of Southeastern Texas ...
October-December 2015 Issue
The following narrative is a recently reported Personally Identifiable Information (PII) data breach incident involving ...
October-December 2004 Issue
Identity theft occurs when a person illegally obtains another person's name; Social Security Number; bank or credit card ...
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
<em>Due to the OPM data breach, CHIPS magazine continues to caution readers of the numerous scams criminal hackers use ...
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Identity theft occurs when someone assumes your identity to perform a fraud or other criminal act. Criminals can get the ...
April-June 2015 Issue
This article discusses a recent Department of the Navy (DON) Personally Identifiable Information (PII) breach involving a ...
Monday, March 18, 2019
In 2017 there were 829 data breaches in the U.S. affecting more than 2 billion individual records, according to the Privacy ...
Friday, November 18, 2016
They say opposites attract. While my husband and I have many important things in common, we are complete opposites in one ...
Thursday, May 9, 2019
ARLINGTON, Va (NNS) -- The Navy’s Sea Warrior Program (PMW 240) reached a major milestone, April 15 by attaining an ...
October-December 2001 Issue
Today's workplace demands a new kind of worker. Data is dispatched in picoseconds and gigabits and this deluge of ...
January-March 2016 Issue
LT John Smith looked up from his iPhone, his eyes wide with shock. He looked quickly to his left and right, checking to see ...
Monday, August 14, 2017
Social Security’s Office of the Inspector General is warning citizens to stay vigilant and protect themselves from phone ...
Friday, September 6, 2019
The National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) and the National Insider Threat Task Force (NITTF) are today ...
April-June 2015 Issue
Navy Intelligence will engage in an Intelligence Community (IC) initiative to make information available that enhances ...
October-December 2015 Issue
On his first day in office, President Barack Obama signed a memorandum on transparency and open government, and subsequently ...
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
A new draft <a href="http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/PubsDrafts.html#NIST-IR-8074" alt='Link will open in a ...
Thursday, October 15, 2015
WASHINGTON, October 14, 2015 — The Defense Department recently announced an effort to help individuals throughout the ...
Monday, September 17, 2018
In its continuing effort to understand and ensure the cybersecurity and integrity of the vast army of IoT devices that ...
April-June 2005 Issue
Mentoring young professionals and guiding and inspiring the workforce is a top priority for the Navy-Marine Corps leadership ...
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Touted as a revolution that will eliminate many of the mundane tasks humans perform, the vast internet of things (IoT) ...
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
For the first time, imposter scams topped the list of consumer complaints submitted in 2018 to the <a ...
January-March 2018 Issue
A question frequently asked by members of the Department of the Navy (DON) is: Is my name PII? The answer is yes. Your ...
July-September 2017 Issue
When your command experiences a breach of personally identifiable information (PII), will you be ready? <p>Today, the ...
January-March 2017 Issue
I want to take this opportunity to encourage attendance at one of the 2017 DON IT conferences. These events, held twice each ...
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
When you travel, there probably are a few must-haves in your suitcase: your toothbrush, deodorant, socks, shoes — you get ...
July-September 2015 Issue
Naval meteorologists and oceanographers know and understand the Navy’s unpredictable operating environment. We have a high ...
October-December 2018 Issue
As modern warfare expands into the cyber domain, the Navy faces enormous and mounting challenges. Foreign governments and ...
Thursday, May 24, 2018
The Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific), one of the nation’s oldest Department of Defense ...
Monday, October 7, 2019
Stolen passwords. Data breaches. Identity theft. Divulging sensitive information. These can be the results of bad judgement, ...
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
The Federal Trade Commission has given final approval to a <a ...
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
NIST’s <a href="https://www.nist.gov/programs-projects/nist-cybersecurity-iot-program" alt='Link will open ...
Friday, October 3, 2014
Every day, American consumers receive offers that just sound too good to be true. In the past, these offers came through the ...
October-December 2016 Issue
The following is a recently reported compromise of personally identifiable information (PII) involving the loss of documents ...
July-September 2019 Issue
The Fair Credit Billing Act (FCBA) of 1974 and the Electronic Fund Transfer Act (EFTA) of 1978 offer protection for ...
Thursday, October 30, 2014
U.S. Department of Justice October 27, 2014 <p>A Massachusetts man was sentenced to serve four years in prison ...
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
The National Institute of Standards and Technology announces the publication of NISTIR 8228, Considerations for Managing ...
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
USAG YONGSAN - Adolescent Support and Counseling Services (ASACS) presented "The Social Lives of Networked Teens" ...
Monday, November 20, 2017
GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany, Nov. 17, 2017 — After examining today’s worst global threats to security, 93 professionals ...
October-December 2012 Issue
The following is a recently reported personally identifiable information (PII) data breach involving a private medical ...
January-March 2016 Issue
Attempting to address the cybersecurity of medical devices is undoubtedly a daunting task. Without exception, the medical ...
October-December 2018 Issue
Cybersecurity professionals are among the most sought-after workers in the United States – across government agencies, ...
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Two new mobile apps that provide required Navy General Military Training (GMT) on Records Management (RM) and Privacy and ...
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Almost all Americans, regardless of age, are using mobile devices. Often, mobile devices are used for sensitive activities, ...
April-June 2013 Issue
In an initiative that began in 2006 to improve the quality of data for force shaping and critical decision making, the ...
January-March 2013 Issue
Mr. Terry Halvorsen is the Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer (DON CIO). Shortly after being named DON CIO in ...
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
The National Counterintelligence and Security Center and Office of Personnel Management are urging those personnel impacted ...
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, administered by the Department of Homeland Security. This is the perfect ...
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
It’s that time of year again, autumn may usher in thoughts of hot apple cider and hayrides, but Oct. 1 also signals the ...
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
September is <a href="https://www.ready.gov/september" alt='Link will open in a new window.' ...
Friday, November 6, 2015
WASHINGTON - The Naval Sea System Command held its first cybersecurity industry day, Oct. 30, seeking to leverage industry's ...
Thursday, August 29, 2019
MILLINGTON, Tenn. (NNS) – In a digital world filled with “internet trolls” and “keyboard warriors,” it can seem hard to make ...
Friday, August 25, 2017
Navy information warfare leadership and industry members discussed the importance of small business cybersecurity during the ...
April-June 2016 Issue
There are mobile applications for almost everything, and now there are apps that allow Department of the Navy active duty ...
Monday, August 17, 2015
The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) is seeking collaborators to provide products and technical expertise ...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
SUFFOLK, Va. – The commanding officer of Navy Cyber Defense Operations Command (NCDOC), Capt. Julia L. Slattery, kicked off ...
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
SUFFOLK, Va. – Capt. Julia Slattery, commanding officer of Navy Cyber Defense Operations Command (NCDOC), and six junior ...
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
<a href="http://www.navy.mil/docs/ALNAV-072-15.pdf" alt='Link will open in a new window.' target='whole'> ...
Monday, November 7, 2016
Chief Zita Ethier, Navy Operational Support Center (NOSC) Kitsap, developed the Enhancement for Drill Management (EDM) tool, ...
July-September 2005 Issue
<b>Active Duty Alert Helps Combat Identity Theft</b> <p>Identity theft is a growing crime in the United ...
April-June 2017 Issue
In 2010, the Department of the Navy (DON) began a new initiative to reduce the use of Social Security numbers in Navy and ...
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
The Federal Trade Commission launched a <a href="https://www.ftc.gov/policy/advocacy/military-task-force" ...
Thursday, March 31, 2016
For many years, when you swiped your credit card, your number would be stored on the card reader, making encryption ...
Thursday, January 24, 2019
WASHINGTON -- The latest iteration of the <a ...
October-December 2019 Issue
Based on recommendations from the <a href="https://www.navy.mil/strategic/CyberSecurityReview.pdf" ...
October-December 2010 Issue
In this installment of the CHIPS Web 2.0 column we are bringing you a selection of news and tips about collaborative media ...
Monday, May 7, 2018
Fingerprint capture technology has advanced to the level where high-quality rolled prints soon might be obtained eliminating ...
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is now accepting proposals for its 2018 Small Business Innovation ...
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
As more and more Americans conduct the business of their lives and social connections, online, protecting privacy data ...
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has initiated a process to solicit, evaluate, and standardize lightweight ...
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Information systems—from communications platforms to internet-connected devices—require both security and privacy safeguards ...
Tuesday, December 26, 2017
The National Institute for Technology and Standard’s Cybersecurity for the Internet of Things (IoT) and Privacy Engineering ...
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
The National Institute of Standards and Technology announced the final public draft of <a ...
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Innovative technologies such as the “internet of things” (IoT) and artificial intelligence enhance convenience, efficiency ...
Thursday, December 20, 2018
Today, NIST is publishing <a href="https://csrc.nist.gov/publications/detail/sp/800-37/rev-2/final" ...
Monday, August 27, 2018
Cloud services can provide organizations the opportunity to increase their flexibility, availability, resiliency, and ...
Friday, October 4, 2019
If you have ever unplugged a digital assistant because it was annoying or spouting something laughable, the National ...
Monday, September 17, 2018
The National Institute of Standards and Technology recently launched the development of a voluntary privacy framework as an ...
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
GAITHERSBURG, Md.—The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is seeking ...
Friday, September 21, 2018
An international competition led to the voluntary standard that today protects millions of IT systems, according to the ...
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
The internet of things is an ever evolving and expanding network of diverse technologies that interact with each other and ...
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Email. The modern working world cannot exist without it, but hackers exploit this vital service to steal money and valuable ...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) <a ...
Tuesday, December 26, 2017
The National Institute for Technology and Standards published errata for the <a ...
Friday, July 11, 2014
Recent media accounts have reported a breach of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) network. At this time, neither OPM ...
July-September 2016 Issue
Nominations are now being accepted for the DON Information Management/Information Technology (IM/IT) Excellence Awards. ...
October-December 2015 Issue
Nominations are now being accepted for the DON IM/IT Excellence Awards. Submissions are due by Jan. 7, 2016. The awards ...
Monday, October 22, 2018
Is your desk connected? <p>You might think the question refers to a desk bolted to a wall or another desk. Soon ...
Monday, November 20, 2017
The U.S. Intelligence Community relies on Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act in the constant hunt for ...
Thursday, October 8, 2015
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The cyber threat is real. No country, industry, community, or individual is immune to cyber risks, so ...
October-December 2006 Issue
With recent reports of potential violations of sensitive personal information by federal agencies, the Office of Management ...
TAGS: IA, Privacy
July-September 2001 Issue
In the military medical system there are currently two methods for making appointments; through the central appointment desk ...
January-March 2017 Issue
<blockquote> “Honor, Courage, Commitment Online, All of the Time.”</blockquote> <p>The U.S. Navy ...
July-September 2016 Issue
Wondering why you keep getting online ads targeted to you? Then, check out the <a ...
Monday, July 13, 2015
WASHINGTON, July 10, 2015 – U.S. Office of Personnel Management officials yesterday announced the results of the interagency ...
Thursday, June 25, 2015
The recent intrusions into U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) systems that house personnel and background ...
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced Aug. 9 the hiring of a new permanent Chief ...
Friday, July 10, 2015
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July-September 2015 Issue
<table width="100%" border="0" cellspacing="0" ...
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
A data breach at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) — and you’re a current or former federal employee whose personal ...
Monday, June 29, 2015
There are two OPM data breach incidents. <p>OPM became aware of the first incident on April 2015 of the ...
Monday, June 22, 2015
<em>Note: As the OPM Data Breach is under federal investigation, the Department of the Navy Office of Human Resources ...
Monday, August 17, 2015
NAVADMIN 191/15 was released Aug. 14 by Vice Adm. <a ...
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
The Office of Personnel Management cybersecurity resource center is located at <a ...
October-December 2015 Issue
The Office of Personnel Management has launched a website for individuals who may be victims of OPM's massive data breach ...
July-September 2015 Issue
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) today announced ...
Monday, June 22, 2015
<em>Due to the OPM data breach, CHIPS magazine continues to caution readers of the numerous scams criminal hackers use ...
July-September 2018 Issue
When Dorothy left Kansas by traveling over the rainbow to Oz, she left the security of familiarity for a potentially ...
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Today we are sharing more information about ourselves than ever before. Often, we provide personal information online ...
April-June 2017 Issue
Password management is an important part of protecting your identity and security. Reputable websites require a username and ...
January-March 2015 Issue
All DON personnel must safeguard PII from unauthorized access. Historically, disclosure of PII on command shared drives and ...
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Imagine you’re at a restaurant with your friend. She pays the check, and says you can pay her back. Do you: <p>(a) ...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2017 — As part of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the Defense Department’s deputy chief ...
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Scammers know people pay attention to warning signs, like the car’s “check engine” light, or railroad crossing gates and ...
April-June 2016 Issue
The DON Privacy office has received numerous reports of breach incidents involving the discovery of personally identifiable ...
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
The U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced Sept. 21 that it will ...
January-March 2014 Issue
The following is a recently reported breach of personally identifiable information (PII) involving the posting of PII on a ...
TAGS: Privacy, RM
Friday, October 4, 2019
Internet-enabled crimes and cyber intrusions are becoming increasingly insidious and sophisticated. Preventing such crimes ...
July-September 2016 Issue
<strong><em>Introduction</strong><br/> For the CHIPS July-September privacy theme edition, the DON ...
January-March 2002 Issue
<b>Introduction</b> <p>The uncertain balance between personal privacy and national security has become ...
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
WASHINGTON, March 2, 2016 — As the clash between cybersecurity and privacy concerns lingers in the headlines and the courts ...
October-December 2018 Issue
Reading the news in the last few weeks, there are several recurrent themes that stand out: the increasing loss of privacy ...
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Over 34,000 identity fraud cases were reported by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in 2011, an almost 100 percent increase ...
April-June 2019 Issue
The Homeland Security Department’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency issued Security Tip (ST19-003) detailing ...
Monday, October 24, 2016
Like it or not, email is a central component of modern day life. The average person spends 6.3 hours a day checking their ...
Thursday, October 25, 2018
What is critical infrastructure? <p><a ...
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
The nation's critical infrastructure provides essential services that underpin American society and sustain the American ...
January-March 2013 Issue
One of the most important functions the Department of the Navy can perform on behalf of its Sailors, Marines, civilians and ...
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is requesting help in making the personal information in large ...
July-September 2016 Issue
Remember when marketing tracking seemed clever and cool? You browsed an online retail site and when you moved on to your ...
October-December 2018 Issue
Cybersecurity is an “all hands on deck” effort to ensure the nation’s networks and systems are protected against those who ...
October-December 2017 Issue
As Department of the Navy employees, most of us have been impacted by one or more major breach of PII in recent years, ...
October-December 2015 Issue
<em>Federal Chief Information Officers were mandated by the Clinger-Cohen Act of 1996 to address information ...
July-September 2016 Issue
Steve Muck is the Director for Privacy and Information Sharing for the <a href="http://www.doncio.navy.mil/" ...
October-December 2018 Issue
The Honorable <a href="http://www.navy.mil/navydata/bios/navybio.asp?bioID=1031" alt='Link will open in a ...
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
<strong>When Information Is Lost or Exposed</strong> <p>Did you recently get a notice that says your ...
April-June 2009 Issue
During the past year, the Department of the Navy has experienced problems relating to turning in excess information ...
TAGS: Privacy
January-March 2013 Issue
In accordance with federal laws requiring agencies to establish appropriate administrative, technical and physical ...
April-June 2017 Issue
Registration for the DON IT Conference, East Coast 2017 is open. The conference has been approved for May 16-18, 2017 at the ...
October-December 2017 Issue
The DON IT Conference has been approved for Feb. 6-8, 2018, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, Ca. No ...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
The DON IT Conference has been approved for June 24-25, 2014, and will be held at the Baltimore Convention Center in ...
October-December 2018 Issue
Registration is now open for the DON IT Conference, West Coast 2019. It has been approved for February 13-15, 2019, and will ...
January-March 2018 Issue
Registration is now open for the DON IT Conference, Data and Analytics Consortium, and Navy-Marine Corps Spectrum Summit, ...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Registration is now open for the DON IT Conference, Data and Analytics Consortium, and Navy-Marine Corps Spectrum Summit, ...
July-September 2017 Issue
Registration is now open for the DON IT Conference, Data and Analytics Consortium, and Navy-Marine Corps Spectrum Summit, ...
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
The National Institute of Standards and Technology will host the 2018 Cybersecurity Risk Management Conference. Building on ...
October-December 2010 Issue
The following is a recently reported data breach involving the disclosure of personally identifiable information contained ...
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Wallet or purse, check; suitcase, check; briefcase, check; smartphone and charging cord, check; PII, huh? The last thing ...
July-September 2011 Issue
The privacy of an individual is a fundamental right that must be respected and protected. While improved handling and ...
January-March 2017 Issue
The privacy of an individual is a fundamental right that must be respected and protected. While improved handling and ...
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
After four years of research and development, NIST has published a groundbreaking new security guideline that addresses the ...
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
As more and more Americans become increasingly alarmed at the ways companies, digital devices and social media sites ...
Thursday, September 10, 2015
WASHINGTON, September 9, 2015 — The commander of U.S. Cyber Command described the role of deterrence in the cyber world, the ...
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
WASHINGTON — U.S. Cyber Command and the National Security Agency have capabilities critical to helping the nation’s public- ...
April-June 2014 Issue
Rosters serve a useful and valid purpose for communicating important information to command personnel and their families, ...
July-September 2016 Issue
This Privacy Tip provides guidance regarding the reproduction (copy, scan, or other means) of CAC and military ...
April-June 2012 Issue
The following is a recently reported personally identifiable information (PII) data breach involving a Sailor who improperly ...
TAGS: PED, Privacy
Monday, June 27, 2016
Sailors assigned to Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Master Station Atlantic, Det. Rota, Spain (NCTAMS LANT Det. ...
July-September 2006 Issue
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced June 3 that active-duty Sailors may be affected by the theft in May of ...
Friday, August 11, 2017
<strong>Imposter Poses as Friend or Family Member</strong> <p>You answer the phone, the caller, posing ...
July-September 2017 Issue
<em>Editor’s Note: Federal employees and U.S. service members are noted for their generosity to charities, good causes ...
July-September 2013 Issue
The Department of the Navy (DON) continues to issue policy to improve its processes and better ensure that the personally ...
July-September 2017 Issue
Washington D.C., July 31, 2017— The <a href="http://www.sec.gov" alt='Link will open in a new window.' ...
Thursday, July 2, 2015
<em>In today's complex, high-tech world, more than ever — people matter.<br/> - Secretary ...
Monday, May 23, 2016
Initial and after-action PII breach reporting forms OPNAV 5211/13 and 5211/14 have been revised and reissued, with the same ...
October-December 2018 Issue
Connected devices are essential to our professional and personal lives, and criminals have gravitated to these platforms as ...
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Much of our focus for Cybersecurity Awareness Month is on how the Navy’s cybersecurity is threatened by nation states, ...
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Free shipping! Next day delivery! 50 percent off! Your email is probably bursting with offers for online discounts. The ...
Thursday, January 18, 2018
If you are considering Equifax’s offer of free credit monitoring after its <a ...
Friday, March 3, 2017
An astounding number of Americans — 95 percent — now own a cellphone of some kind. The share of Americans that own ...
July-September 2017 Issue
By now most of you are familiar with the term “phishing,” an activity in which an adversary attempts to fraudulently acquire ...
Monday, October 19, 2015
Now more than ever, Americans are spending increasing amounts of time on the Internet shopping, blogging and sharing their ...
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Even the most innocuous data posted to a social media feed can be married up with other publicly available information to ...
April-June 2012 Issue
The Department of the Navy implemented phases one and two of the Social Security Number Reduction Plan and is now ...
TAGS: Privacy
Monday, October 16, 2017
Is your refrigerator putting your home network at risk? We live in a world of “smart” objects, where things like ...
October-December 2017 Issue
Breaches of personally Identifiable information (PII) happen all too frequently throughout the Department of the Navy (DON). ...
October-December 2016 Issue
Earlier this year, Marc Newlin of Bastille Networks, a security company specializing in detecting and mitigating the threats ...
April-June 2013 Issue
The following is a recently reported personally identifiable information (PII) data breach involving the storage of paper ...
January-March 2019 Issue
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) community took an electrifying journey back to the future Tuesday with one of the ...
October-December 2016 Issue
Greetings! <p>Dear readers, are you overwhelmed with trying to remember 20 or more passwords for work and your ...
October-December 2015 Issue
While October was designated as National Cybersecurity Awareness month it is always an opportune time to address what the ...
July-September 2016 Issue
I want to update you on what the Department of the Navy is doing to protect sensitive personal data from compromise. As you ...
October-December 2016 Issue
With increasing frequency, we read about computer networks being hacked — in both the public and private sectors. You may ...
October-December 2014 Issue
In <u>Milner v. the Department of the Navy</u>, Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan stated, “[W]e acknowledge ...
January-March 2011 Issue
SPAWAR safeguards SSNs through decisive action and strict controls on SSN use. <p> The White House's Office of ...
January-March 2016 Issue
It is very important to me to spend time meeting with Department of the Navy (DON) stakeholders to maintain active ...
January-March 2017 Issue
The threat of tax return identity theft remains a growing problem. Learn the signs of potential fraudulent activity, how to ...
Monday, October 17, 2016
The Federal Trade Commission has <a href=" ...
July-September 2017 Issue
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Throughout National Cybersecurity Awareness Month this October, and in subsequent articles, the Office ...
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
You know you've been there; I know I have. You are stuck at work or at home for the holidays, scrolling through Facebook ...
October-December 2005 Issue
Because of the current problem with identity theft, verifying identification cannot be taken too lightly, especially when ...
July-September 2012 Issue
For many years, the Electronic Data Interchange-Personal Identifier (EDI-PI) has been a unique identifier for personnel ...
January-March 2009 Issue
Ever wonder about the dedicated people behind the Defense Travel System (DTS), the fully integrated, electronic, end-to-end ...
October-December 2011 Issue
The Department of the Navy is eliminating the unnecessary collection of Social Security numbers (SSNs) to protect personally ...
TAGS: Privacy
October-December 2010 Issue
It has been 10 years since President Clinton signed the E-Sign Act ("Electronic Signatures in Global and National ...
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Your family members and friends may rave about the new relationships they find online, through social media, dating sites ...
Thursday, October 5, 2017
The evolution of the internet and all the personal conveniences and business and communications innovations it has spawned ...
October-December 2004 Issue
I would like to state up front, that I wrote this article because I lost a bet. No money changed hands. The bet was just a ...
April-June 2005 Issue
You are traveling through another dimension — a dimension of bits and bytes and information. It is a journey into a wondrous ...
October-December 2009 Issue
Welcome to the Virtual Life, where we can tailor reality to suit our tastes. Applications like Second Life can give us the ...
July-September 2008 Issue
<i>The dawn was cold and gray as Joe slipped on his coat and swallowed the last bit of coffee. Last night's ...
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
At about 8:30 p.m. on Nov. 2, 1988, a maliciously clever program was unleashed on the internet from a computer at the ...
October-December 2018 Issue
<strong>The Navy Approach to Insider Threat</strong> <p>Since the days of the Chelsea Manning and ...
January-March 2011 Issue
The nine-digit Social Security number has been used since 1936 to track a person's wages for the purpose of accruing ...
Friday, July 20, 2018
You know from the cybersecurity warnings you have read that you are responsible for safeguarding your online privacy. An ...
April-June 2015 Issue
The U.S. Office of Government Ethics released The Standards of Conduct as Applied to Personal Social Media Use April 9. ...
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Many of the ads you see online are created by marketers who are paid each time you click on their ad. And if that click ...
January-March 2011 Issue
Human error is the cause of 80 percent of the DON's PII breaches. Not knowing or not following guidance, or just being ...
TAGS: Privacy
Friday, July 27, 2018
In search of fun and exotic places, travelers often carry electronic devices to record their adventures, but you should be ...
April-June 2019 Issue
When a Department of the Navy activity reports a breach of personally identifiable information (PII), it must also include ...
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
PENSACOLA, Fla. (NNS) -- Two new mobile apps designed for Sailors to complete required Navy General Military Training (GMT) ...
Thursday, October 1, 2015
FORT MEADE, Md., September 8, 2015 — The commander of U.S. Cyber Command has stressed the need for the command to integrate ...
Friday, December 4, 2015
<a href="http://www.navy.mil/viewVideo.asp?id=20997" alt='Link will open in a new window.'target='whole'> ...
Friday, February 20, 2015
<p><a href=”https://www.facebook.com/navalhistory Naval History & Heritage Command" alt='Link will open in ...
Thursday, June 25, 2015
On June 4, 2015, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced a cybersecurity breach potentially impacting ...
Thursday, November 16, 2017
If you are like millions of Americans with a smartphone or other mobile device, you probably use apps, some for ...
January-March 2011 Issue
A memo from the Under Secretary of Defense issued Nov. 23, 2010, (DTM 13798-10, "Social Security Numbers (SSN) Exposed on ...
Monday, April 13, 2015
Identity thieves may already have a lot of information about you — like your credit card number, the card’s expiration date, ...
Thursday, June 18, 2015
This is an update to the DoD workforce regarding the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) reported cybersecurity ...
April-June 2017 Issue
In the past year, the Department of the Navy (DON) has experienced five personally identifiable information (PII) breaches ...
Friday, June 19, 2015
<em>Due to the OPM data breach, CHIPS magazine continues to caution readers of the numerous scams criminal hackers use ...
October-December 2014 Issue
The following is a recently reported breach of personally identifiable information involving PII left behind in a vacated ...
April-June 2016 Issue
Imagine this: One day, you are in the middle of running errands and a friend calls you and asks “When did you join OkCupid, ...
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
The DON IT Conference has been approved and will be held Feb. 17-18, 2016, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, ...
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Defense Travel System users have reported receiving a new phishing email. The email advises the traveler that they were ...
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Nearly every aspect of our lives is connected online. From sending a message to our doctor to work, we ...
July-September 2011 Issue
A question submitted to the "Ask an Expert" section of the Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer ...
January-March 2019 Issue
Pre-registration for the 2019 West Coast DON IT Conference is now closed. On-site registration will be available for three ...
Friday, October 30, 2015
SUFFOLK, Va. (NNS) — Cyber threats come from a variety of sources including nation states, profit-motivated criminals, ...
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
You check the news, weather, sports scores and order toys for the kids from your favorite online retailer and then each ...
October-December 2016 Issue
According to <a ...
January-March 2016 Issue
<em>The views expressed here are solely those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect those of the Department of ...
October-December 2012 Issue
The Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer (DON CIO) Privacy Office receives frequent inquiries regarding paper ...
Monday, September 24, 2018
WASHINGTON -- The first new <a ...
July-September 2015 Issue
We've all heard the warnings about identity theft. We've been briefed on what to look for. Check your credit reports, check ...
October-December 2017 Issue
One cannot pick up a newspaper, watch TV, listen to the radio, or scan the news on the internet without some direct or ...
Tuesday, January 2, 2018
That’s what the Federal Trade Commission says impostors behind the Mobile Money Code scam promised. The FTC alleges that the ...
July-September 2016 Issue
A few weeks ago an unknown person walked into a mobile phone store, claimed to be me, asked to upgrade my mobile phones, and ...
January-March 2010 Issue
The following is a recently reported compromise of personally identifiable information (PII) involving the disposal of ...
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
You receive a phone call from someone who claims to be from the government informing you that your Social Security number ...
July-September 2015 Issue
In July I received a letter from the United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) letting me know that my information ...
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