Rob Carey

  • Navy plan for CDO has been stagnant for almost a year as potential benefits pass by

    Despite having a plan for a chief data officer, the Navy is dragging its feet on implementing it.

  • Halvorsen ‘firing for effect’ in calling for the end of CAC

    DoD CIO Terry Halvorsen is trying to create a dialogue around how to move off the Common Access Card. But experts say without money or an official program, not much can happen beyond plans and concepts in the short term.

  • Federal cyber executives debate their future leader

    As the White House decides who should be the first federal chief information security officer, current and former federal cyber executives offer insights into what the role should look like.

  • Cybersecurity Viewpoints with Rob Carey

    Federal News Radio’s Executive Editor Jason Miller sits down with Rob Carey, Vencore’s Vice President of Navy and Marine Corps Programs to discuss the latest in agency cybersecurity trends.

  • DoD’s new cyber rule misses critical consideration

    The Defense Department’s new rules for contractors to report cyber breaches could end up costing the military a lot more than it thinks.

  • FAI, HHS get new execs; USPS loses key IT leader

    There’s been a lot of movement in the federal IT and acquisition communities over the last few weeks.

  • Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

    Rob Carey spent 31 years in federal technology, but his “wow” moment came toward the end of his tenure. Carey recently retired from the Defense Department, becoming at least the ninth senior technology official to leave government since November. Carey is the former principal deputy CIO at the Defense Department and now is the vice president and general manager for cybersecurity at CSC. He tells executive editor Jason Miller on Ask the CIO about the moment when he knew technology had changed government. Listen to the full show.

  • Former DoD deputy CIO Carey sees future of cyber in identity, data

    Rob Carey, who recently retired after 31 years in government, said the government must focus on identity management and information assurance as computer threats become more complex and sustained.

  • DoD CIO Teri Takai to step down in May

    Teri Takai will leave this week after serving as CIO since 2010. Takai assumed her current role in November 2010 after the Pentagon recruited her from California, where she had been serving as that state’s CIO. She held the same job for the state of Michigan prior to that. She made the announcement about her departure this morning at a Chief Information Officers’ Council meeting.

  • DoD deputy CIO Carey to retire

    Rob Carey, the principal deputy CIO at the Defense Department, will retire after 31 years in government. He is at least the seventh high level and long-time federal technology official to leave government in the last six months.