Terry Halvorsen

DOD CIO Deasy: The CAC is here to stay ‘for the foreseeable future’

by Billy Mitchell • 1 year ago

According to Dana Deasy, the Pentagon's common access card isn't going anywhere anytime soon.

Former Defense CIO to join Samsung

by Samantha Ehlinger • 2 years ago

Former Defense Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen has been hired at Samsung Electronics Co. to help expand the company's global B2B mobile business.

Background check bureau’s IT ‘backbone’ completion more than a year out

by Billy Mitchell • 3 years ago

The National Background Investigation Bureau will take over as the federal government's improved background investigations and security clearance entity Oct. 1, but its more secure and modernized IT infrastructure won't be fully operational for more than a year.

Pentagon goes ‘back to basics’ on cyber

by Shaun Waterman • 3 years ago

Every Friday the CIOs of the military services and major pentagon agencies convene with Terry Halvorsen, the Defense Department CIO, to go over the latest data from the department's cybersecurity scorecard — and it can be an uncomfortable experience.

DOD CIO outlines plans for data center closure team

by Samantha Ehlinger • 3 years ago

The Defense Department is planning in the first quarter of fiscal year 2017 to launch a team to review some of the department’s worst performing data centers and recommend some for closure, officials said Thursday. Improving the department’s data center infrastructure is one of many goals explained in a recently-published document, which outlines a larger vision for the future of the DOD’s IT environment. DOD CIO Terry Halvorsen, and Randall Conway, deputy chief information officer for information enterprise, discussed the plan so far for the data center closure team Thursday with reporters at the Pentagon.

OPM recruits DOD’s DeVries as new CIO

by Billy Mitchell • 3 years ago

The Office of Personnel Management has hired Dave DeVries as its permanent CIO.

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