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Mar 23, 2016

DHS/OCIA: Cyberattack on seaports could have wide-ranging effects on key infrastructure

U.S. seaports are vulnerable to cyberattacks that could cripple not just the ports, but business sectors including critical manufacturing, energy, chemical, transportation and food and agriculture, according to an analysis by the Department of Homeland Security's Office of Cyber and Infrastructure Analysis, or DHS/OCIA.

Mar 18, 2016

Military Retirement Update Now Available

In 2015, Congress enacted a major overhaul of the military's retirement system. The new approach, which allows for more flexible saving options, garnered both praise and criticism.

Mar 16, 2016

RSA Interviews Posted

Interviews that were taped at both the RSA Conference and at the Mach37 (Virginia Cyber Security Accelerator) event (to include interviews with Governor McCulliffe and Secretary Jackson) have been edited and posted.

Mar 11, 2016

The Evolution of Navy Cryptology - Guest Post by VADM Tighe

Eighty-one years ago today, the first unified organization coordinating Navy Cryptology, the Communications Security Group, was established. From Station HYPO, OP-20-G, and the On the Roof Gang, to the present day, our community has continued to evolve to meet and defeat the threats we face.

Mar 11, 2016

Naval Intelligence Professionals Attend AFCEA’s WEST Conference in San Diego

The jointly sponsored AFCEA-U.S. Naval Institute WEST Conference and Exposition was held 17-19 February at San Diego’s Convention Center, close to the vibrant nightlife of the Gas Lamp district and the fine dining of Old Town and the Little Italy neighborhood.

Jan 15, 2016

Announcing the Naval Intelligence Professionals Rear Admiral Sumner Shapiro Scholarship Program for Academic Year 2016-2017

We are pleased to announce the availability of an online application for the the Naval Intelligence Professionals Rear Admiral Sumner Shapiro Scholarship Program for Academic Year 2016-2017. The application period is from January 15, 2016 to April 15, 2016.

Jan 08, 2016

Information Warfare

CNO cemented his commanders intent this week through the publication of his "Design for Maintaining Maritime Superiority." On Wednesday, during his All-Hands Call with N2N6 the CNO stressed the importance of Information Warfare and said he was "double dog doubling down" on Information Warfare.

Jan 07, 2016

Commander Roger Patrick US Navy (Ret)

It is with deep regret that we must announce the death of Commander Roger Patrick US Navy (Ret) who passed away during the evening of 2 January 2016 at his home in Rocklin, California.

May 30, 2015

Carter: China Isolating Itself in Pacific

US Defense Secretary Ash Carter warned China Wednesday that attempts to expand its influence in the South China Sea will ultimately lead to isolation for the Pacific power.

May 26, 2015

Navy Information Dominance Industry Day 2015

On June 11, 2015, AFCEA Intelligence and the Naval Intelligence Professionals, in collaboration with the Office of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Dominance, will present a classified forum discussing the priorities and associated requirements to gain and maintain Information Dominance in the U.S. Navy.

May 19, 2015

Why Are Chinese and Russian Ships Prowling the Mediterranean?

On May 11, nine ships from the Russian Navy and China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) kicked off 10 days of combined exercises in the Mediterranean Sea, for their first joint naval war games in European waters. What does this nautical confab, dubbed “Joint Sea 2015,” entail?

Jan 27, 2015

Stand Up of Navy Information Dominance Forces Command (NAVIDFOR)

Navy Information Dominance Forces (NAVIDFOR) Command held an establishment ceremony on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015 in the Information Dominance Corps’ Heroes Auditorium at 112 Lake View Parkway aboard the DOD Complex in Suffolk, Virginia.

Jan 27, 2015

RADM(Ret.) Sam Cox to lead Naval History and Heritage Command

Rear Adm. (Ret.) Samuel Cox recently assumed responsibilities as the new director of the Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC).

Jan 11, 2015

RADM Sumner Shapiro Scholarship Program for Academic Year 2015-2016

The Naval Intelligence Professionals (NIP) is pleased to announce an increase in the amount of all scholarships in the criteria for the Rear Admiral Sumner Shapiro Scholarship Program. The amount of the scholarships will now be $4000 apiece, effective with the 2015-2016 academic year awards.

Oct 17, 2014

Probe of silencers leads to web of Pentagon secrets

The mysterious workings of a Pentagon office that oversees clandestine operations are unraveling in federal court, where a criminal investigation has exposed a secret weapons program entwined with allegations of a sweetheart contract, fake badges and trails of destroyed evidence.