THANK YOU for attending the Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium in Washington D.C. this year. Please Click Here to view information on the 2017 Symposium.

"Do you work in the cyber area? Then I have some questions for you. How do we do 100% assured identity and build networks that can respond to and overcome our adversaries' attacks? How do we design the next level of encryption for security? How do we design for the next version of the Internet? These are just a few of the questions that I hope you will help us answer as part of our discussions at the 2016 Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium." - LTG Alan R. Lynn

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DON IT Conference, East Coast 2016

April 20-22, 2016
Walter E. Convention Center
Wsahington, DC


Special Note: Active military and government attendees receive complimentary exhibit hall access to the AFCEA Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium. No separate registration required, your DON IT East Coast badge is all you need for admittance.

The DON IT Conference has been approved and will be held Apr. 20-21, 2016, at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. No conference fee will be assessed, but registration is required. 

The purpose of the DON IT conference is to:

  • Share information about new and emerging IT policy and initiatives, including those that support statutory requirements, cybersecurity, privacy, and the SECNAV’s vision laid out in the DON Transformation Plan.
  • Provide IT-related training that will provide credits toward continuous learning per SECNAVINST 1543.2, which requires that Cyberspace/IT workforce members have 40 hours of continuous learning per year.  
  • Provide the opportunity for discussions between DON IT leaders and the DON IT community responsible for implementing policies and processes at the working level. 
  • The DON IT Conference is open to all DON, government, military and support contractor personnel.

For the latest information about the conference and to register, please click here.