The Department of the Navy has released a report outlining measures to modernize, innovate and defend its information systems against cyber vulnerabilities in support of the service’s new information management strategy.
The Information Superiority Vision report includes plans to update the service branch’s information infrastructure and design a cloud-based network that will leverage identity management.
Under the innovation line of effort, the military branch will adopt artificial intelligence, create digital innovation centers to speed up software development and leverage the private sector’s best practices to advance digital transformation.
The Navy will collaborate with the defense industrial base to ensure the security of naval information and perform continuous active monitoring to boost cyber situational awareness.
“Everyone in the DON enterprise must become a Cyber Sentry,” Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly wrote in the report. “The more advanced we become as an Information-Based organization, the more our adversaries will seek to attack and exploit us in this domain.”