Rob Carey

  • 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.

    March 26, 2014
  • Identity management, standup of Cyber Command, and information sharing with the industrial base have been cited as key cyber accomplishments in the Department of Defense. But much work remains, experts say.

    October 25, 2012
  • A new Federal News Radio survey of federal chief information officers shows that budget cuts are among their biggest concerns. Senior technology managers also said among the biggest benefits they are seeing from moving systems to the cloud is cost savings. DoD deputy CIO Rob Carey said the Pentagon is setting certain changes in motion as part of its move to the cloud to help deal with an assortment of challenges.

    October 17, 2012
  • The Defense Department and the intelligence community are working on joint data standards as they migrate toward enterprise IT environments. Both organizations also are implementing roles-based, access control to ensure secure information sharing.

    October 11, 2012
  • The Insider Threat Task Force expects to submit its national plan to the White House in the next few months. The Defense Department will use its secure identity cards to stop unauthorized access to data and systems.

    April 05, 2012
  • Military services and agencies, alike, are under pressure from senior defense officials to find savings from IT Rob Carey, DoD's deputy CIO said at the annual Executive Leadership Conference. In the coming weeks, Defense CIO Teri Takai will issue a memo detailing a new strategy for bringing existing consolidation and standardization efforts together. The budget pressures have helped push the department out in front of emerging cyber and mobile technologies.

    October 25, 2011
  • In the Defense department, the goal of consolidating tens of thousands of IT systems and networks into a more manageable structure is not exactly new. But some leaders in the department think with new budget pressures in play, they\'ll be able to make some serious progress.

    April 25, 2011
  • The Navy has a new chief information officer. Terry Halvorsen received the promotion today from Secretary Ray Mabus.

    November 22, 2010
  • Rob Carey is following Dave Wennergren for a third time. Carey will become the new Defense Department deputy chief information officer as of Oct. 24,

    October 21, 2010
  • Rob Carey, the Navy CIO, signs an electronic signature policy to let Navy offices move to online processes. Carey said the memo is not a mandate, but serves as a catalyst for program managers who believe it makes business sense to move processes away from paper

    August 31, 2010
  • Rob Carey is transitioning out of the CIO role and into more of an operational position where he will focus on cyber strategy and policy for all Navy networks.

    June 30, 2010
  • He plans on taking a new position later this summer. Carey says after three years in the position, it\'s time to move on to new challenges.

    June 15, 2010
  • New document outlines best practices, ideas and what to avoid when deploying 2.0 tools at your agency.

    September 29, 2009
  • There has been all sorts of talk about Web 2.0 and security, and the Defense Department is on the front lines of that discussion. We are expected the DoD policy on these Web 2.0 tools…

    September 29, 2009