The Navy wants a chief digital officer to better harness its data, but it’s plate is too full to follow through.
A one-page memo restructures the Navy Department’s organizational chart, includes the elimination of the once-powerful office of the Navy CIO.
Despite having a plan for a chief data officer, the Navy is dragging its feet on implementing it.
The Navy has to figure out how to harness, organize and deliver its data to users before it can start utilizing that data for decision making.
The Navy says there is still no evidence that cyber attacks played a role in the service’s two deadly collisions with commercial vessels, but there are several reasons it’s continuing to pursue that thread.
The Navy has just stood up a new “digital warfare” office, prompted by the notion that the service is awash in valuable, but largely untapped data in areas ranging from acquisition, maintenance and audit readiness to the ways it trains and equips its sailors.
The Senate confirmed a new head of the Navy’s Fleet Cyber Command and new chief of staff of the Air Force.
President Barack Obama has named Rear Adm. Michael Gilday to be the next commander of the Navy’s 10th Fleet and Fleet Cyber Command, the Defense Department said on Tuesday.
The Navy’s top cyber commander says her service needs to spend the next one thinking about a broad array of new activities that fall under the general heading of “procedural compliance.”
Navy has asked for legislative permission to start some new sailors’ careers at higher ranks. Some with high levels of in-demand skills would potentially start at the level of captain.