Public Key Infrastructure

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Update to DoD CIO Memorandum on Commercial Public Key Infrastructure Certificates on Public-Facing DoD Websites

DoD CIO Memo - October 4, 2018

This memorandum updates and replaces DoD Chief Information Officer (CIO) Memorandum, "Commercial Public Key Infrastructure Certificates on Public-Facing DoD Websites," January 5, 2018. It provides clarification on where commercial certificates may be purchased and expands the policy for use of commercial certificates on DoD Mobile Device Management (MOM) systems.

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 ...

DON Policy Updates for Use of NIPRNET Public Key Infrastructure Software Certificates

DTG 031859Z DEC 08 - December 3, 2008

This Naval message details policy changes that have been made as a result of an impact assessment and data call conducted by the DON CIO to understand where software certificates are used in the Department's unclassified environments.

DON Public Key Infrastructure Implementation Guidance

DTG 061525Z OCT 04 - October 8, 2004

This Naval message provides amplifying public key infrastructure implementation guidance.


DoD to Cease Issuance of Software PKI Certificates to FVEY Partner Nations

May 30, 2012

The Department of Defense Chief Information Officer has announced a decision to cease the issuance of software Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) certificates to its "Five Eyes" (FVEY) partner nations (Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United Kingdom). A memo released on May 8, 2012, states that starting May 31, 2012, the FVEY partner nations that interact with the DoD on the Nonsecure Internet Protocol Router Network ...

DON Digital Signature and Encryption Policy for Emails Containing PII

by DON CIO Privacy Team - July 18, 2011

The purpose of this tip is to reinforce existing DON policy regarding digitally signing and encrypting emails that contain personally identifiable information (PII).

DON to Migrate to Use of Stronger Cryptographic Algorithms

July 7, 2011

The Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer released guidance directing the Department's migration to the use of a stronger cryptographic hash algorithm in data security authentication procedures such as CAC logon and digital signatures.

DoD Memo on PIV-I Credentials Released

October 29, 2010

The Department of Defense Deputy Chief Information Officer recently published a memo for Department-wide distribution on DoD acceptance and use of qualified Personal Identity Verification-Interoperable (PIV-I) credentials for access to DoD logical and physical resources.

DON Current and Future PKI and PKE Activities

by James Mauck - May 18, 2010

The Secretary of Defense has embraced public key cryptography as a critical component of defense-in-depth and contributor to the overall Department of Defense information assurance (IA) strategy for protecting its information and networks. DoD Instruction 8520.2, "Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and Public Key Enabling (PKE)" establishes the requirements for PK-enabling all email, private web servers and networks.

Identity Management Operations to Improve Cybersecurity

by Sonya Smith - February 26, 2010

The December 2008 report written by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Commission on Cybersecurity for the 44th Presidency, "Securing Cyberspace for the 44th Presidency," began with one central finding: "The United States must treat cybersecurity as one of the most important security challenges it faces."