The Army, Navy and Marines don't know how many military members have been separated from service due to mental illness that aren't considered service-related, says a Feb. 13 Government Accountability Office report.
The military services don't know if their mental health staffing levels meet the needs of military members because their departmentwide fiscal 2016 assessment is missing critical data, says a Jan. 30 Government Accountability Office report.
The Navy and Marine Corps reasonably justified about $220 million worth of IT contracts that were solicited without full and open competition, says the Defense Department's inspector general in a report issued Jan. 23.
The Defense Department doesn't know if it employs the appropriate number of workers at headquarters because it doesn't determine personnel requirements as part of a systematic process and procedures aren't in place to make sure the department assesses its personnel needs periodically, says a Jan. 21 Government Accountability report.
The Navy's information networks must be available, secure and capable of serving as warfighting platforms, said the head of Navy Cyber Command during a Dec. 2 event hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
A former Navy nuclear systems administrator and co-founder of a computer hacking group was sentenced to two years in prison for hacking into the Navy and National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, among others, and stealing and releasing thousands of personal records, a U.S. attorney announced Nov. 21.
The Navy's top intelligence officer has had his security clearance suspended for the last year, a Nov. 4 Federal Times article says.
The Navy Department wants to get a better handle on its current cyber posture, and it's putting significant resources toward the cause – 100 people for one year in an effort called Task Force Cyber Awakening.
The system, called the Mission Package Automated Inventory Information System, or MPAIIS, is a radio-frequency identification system that operates inside metal tool cabinets and doesn't require any modification.
The Navy said it received patents for more inventions in 2013 than many Fortune 500 companies and government agencies, citing a trade group report released this summer.