MEMORADNUM FOR ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE NAVY (RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT AND ACQUISITION)
DON Chief Information Officer
||Clinger-Cohen Act Compliance Policy - ACTION MEMORANDUM|
||Attain ASN (RD&A) release of OSD memorandum notifying the Department of the Navy activities of new simplifies Clinger-Cohen Act compliance policy|
DISCUSSION: Clinger-Cohen Act (CCA) of 1996 assigns the Chief Information Officer (CIO) responsibility for overseeing investments in information technology (IT), including National Security Systems, to ensure the Department's IT systems are interoperable, secure, properly justified and contribute to
Compliance with CCA is required for all IT systems (including
National Security Systems) and those in weapons and weapon systems programs.
Confirmation or certification is required prior to milestone review or
contract award for IT. The requirement to confirm CCA compliance applies to
mission critical and mission essential IT systems.
The Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and
Logistics, and the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Command, Control,
Communications and Intelligence have jointly issued a policy memorandum
modifying DODI 5000.2 and simplifying the requirements for obtaining CCA
confirmation in Attachment 1.
The simplified process for confirming and certifying compliance
provided in Attachment 1 has been included in DRAFT SECNAVINST 5000.2C which
is in the final stages of completion.
Attachment 2 forwards the new policy to DON activities for
COORDINATION: Attachment 2 has been coordinated with DASN
RECOMMENDATION: Sign Attachment 2
1. OSD memo of 8 Mar 02
ASN (RDA)/DON CIO JOINT LETTER