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  • Navy CIO Discusses Protecting Personal Information - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navy CIO Discusses Protecting Personal Information

    In a recent post on his blog, Navy CIO Robert Carey discussed his views on the protection of personally identifiable information. During his long service within the military, Carey has had his PII compromised 11 times (by both the Navy and Army). As such, he has a strong passion for the issue and some insights […] More

  • Navy CIO Robert Carey Weighs In on Cybersecurity Metrics - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navy CIO Robert Carey Weighs In on Cybersecurity Metrics

    As individuals and organizations become more conscientious about cybersecurity, the question arises of how to measure the effectiveness of cybersecurity programs and departments. Beyond the obvious metric of “no breach has occurred,” what are some other ways to measure the realm of cybersecurity? In his blog, Robert Carey, the Navy’s CIO, added his voice to […] More

  • Navy Looks to Facilitate Dialogue - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navy Looks to Facilitate Dialogue

    Robert Carey, CIO of the Navy, is looking to harness the power of Web 2.0 applications. Carey is looking to facilitate dialogue and collaboration through creating a secure extension of the DON CIO website. Common Access holders will be able to access the secured website and interact more directly with the office of the CIO. […] More

  • Navy CIO Outlines Strategies - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navy CIO Outlines Strategies

    Robert Carey, the Navy’s CIO, outlined some of the key concepts and strategies for Navy cyber/IT on his blog. He believes that these six areas are significant opportunities that the Navy should work to implement. Carey’s first strategy is to ensure that the Navy embraces new technologies as they become available. Carey said “we must […] More

  • Navy IT Plan Highlights Role of Cybersecurity - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navy IT Plan Highlights Role of Cybersecurity

    In the Navy’s recently announced IT plan for the 2010 fiscal year, CIO Robert Carey outlined some of the key areas of focus, including increased cybersecurity, more use of Web 2.0 and network architecture planning. One of Carey’s key focuses is on ensuring the Navy’s networks are secure. The Navy is looking to significantly reduce […] More

  • Taskforce to Focus on Effectiveness over Compliance - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Taskforce to Focus on Effectiveness over Compliance

    A cross-agency task force is looking to implement a standard set of metrics to measure the effectiveness of cybersecurity efforts throughout government agencies. The new Security Metrics Taskforce will look to examples throughout the government and private sector in developing the new metric standards. Federal CIO Vivek Kundra made the announcement amid growing criticism of […] More

  • 10 Cybersecurity Game Changers to Watch in 2010 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    10 Cybersecurity Game Changers to Watch in 2010

    The field of cybersecurity is becoming increasingly relevant to discussions on national security. President Barack Obama placed cybersecurity in the forefront of his national security policy. In his speech May 29, 2009, Obama stated: “From now on, our digital infrastructure“¦will be treated as they should be: as a strategic security asset. Protecting this infrastructure will […] More

  • Navy CIO Robert Carey: Cybersecurity is "Most Serious Economic and Security Challenge of the 21st Century" - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navy CIO Robert Carey: Cybersecurity is "Most Serious Economic and Security Challenge of the 21st Century"

    Robert Carey, Navy Chief Information Officer, was quoted yesterday at Virtual FOSE’s keynote presentation calling cyber threats “the most serious economic and security challenge of the 21st century.“ “We are being exploited at unprecedented scale by a growing array of state and non-state actors,“ Carey added.“The U.S. must take action, protecting the critical infrastructure upon which our economy […] More

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