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    January 10, 2017

    Update on DoD Mobile Technologies

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Mobile technologies are integral to the Department of Defense (DoD) future information technology (IT) environment, in which data is more quickly transformed into actionable information. DoD has embraced a range of commercial mobile solutions for its users, and deploys the most recent generation of mobile devices from all of the major vendors...

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    December 21, 2016

    DoD Crowdsourcing Effort Produces Innovative Operational Approaches

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - A crowdsourcing effort launched last month to inspire creative thinking inside and outside the Defense Department on key operational challenges has produced two primary submissions and several others that will be presented for consideration directly to top officials in the department.
    December 1, 2016

    DoD CIO Awardees Excel in Cyber, IT

    WASHINGTON D.C. - The recipients of the 2016 Department of Defense Chief Information Officer Award for Cyber and Information Technology Excellence represent advancements in IT and cyber from the front lines of CIO organizations across DoD and from one of the DoD’s FVEYS (“Five Eyes”) international mission partners, according to DoD’s Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen.
    October 11, 2016

    DoD Spectrum Team Receives National Intelligence Meritorious Award

    WASHINGTON D.C. - Teams from nearly every federal agency, including the Defense Department, are working on strategies and technologies to make the most agile use of the radio frequency spectrum -- where smartphones, wireless, TV and an exploding number of other devices vie for bandwidth.
    March 22, 2016

    CIO Priorities Include Cybersecurity, Innovation, Retaining IT Workforce

    WASHINGTON D.C. - Information technology and cyber program priorities for the Defense Department’s chief information officer include modernizing DoD networks, improving cybersecurity and building the IT workforce, Terry Halvorsen said yesterday.

    The DoD CIO testified on the IT budget request for fiscal year 2017 before the House Armed Services Emerging Threats and Capabilities subcommittee. He was joined by Peter Levine, the department’s deputy chief management officer...


December 2, 2015, Carter Talks Innovation, Attracting New Talent to DoD (read more)

December 1, 2015, DoD CIO Award Honors Excellance in Cyber, IT (read more)

November 2, 2015, DISA Director Highlights Need for Resilient Infrastructure (read more)

September 18, 2015,, "Cybersecurity Demands Culture Change, DoD Official Says," (read more)

June 8, 2015,, "DoD, IT Industry Program Achieves Mutual Benefits" (read more)

April 10, 2015,, "Commercial IT Fuels DoD Information Environment, Official Says,"(read more)

March 24, 2015, DoD News, "DoD Advances Elements of Joint Information Environment," (read more)

March 23, 2015, DoD News, "DoD Warns Troops, Families to be Cyber Crime Smart," (read more)

March 6, 2015, DoD News, "Cybercom Chief: Cyber Threats Blur Roles, Relationships," (read more)

February 26, 2015, DoD News, "DoD CIO Details Information Technology Priorities," (read more)

February 20, 2015, Air Force Space Command, "GPS guides the world," (read more)

February 17, 2015, Schriever Air Force Base, "GPS reaches milestones, earns awards," (read more)

February 6, 2015, DoD News, "DISA Rolls Out Defense Department Online Collaboration Tool," (read more)

January 30, 2015,, "DoD Moves Data to the Cloud to Lower Costs, Improve Security," (read more)

January 13, 2015, DoD News, "DISA Director Discusses Reorganization Efforts," (read more)