ATTENTION INVITED TO
R 311732Z OCT 13 PSN 162670K22
FM CNO WASHINGTON DC
INFO ZEN/CNO WASHINGTON DC
SUBJ: IMMEDIATE PUBLIC KEY ENFORCEMENT ON NAVY ASHORE SECRET INTERNET UNCLASSIFIED/ FM
CNO WASHINGTON DC TO NAVADMIN UNCLAS//
MSGID/GENADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC//N2N6BC/OCT//
SUBJ/IMMEDIATE PUBLIC KEY ENFORCEMENT ON NAVY ASHORE SECRET INTERNET PROTOCOL ROUTER
REF/C/MSG/CTF 1010/CTO 13-12/161945ZJUL13//
NARR/REF A IS P4 TO FLEET COMMANDERS. REF B IS PUBLIC KEY ENFORCEMENT ON NAVY SECRET
INTERNET PROTOCOL ROUTER NETWORK. REF C IS COMMUNICATIONS TASKING ORDER 13-12,
AMPLIFYING TASKING AND GUIDANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR DOD SIPRNET PUBLIC KEY CRYTOGRAPHIC
LOG-ON ENFORCEMENT.// POC/MR. JOSEPH WALKER/CIV/OPNAV N2N6BC4/E-MAIL:
/TEL: (571) 256-8523/DSN: 260-8523//
Rmks/1. This NAVADMIN provides Navy-specific direction to immediately execute the requirement for
secure internet protocol router network (SIPRNET) Public Key Enforcement (PKE) in accordance with Ref
A NLT 1 January 2014. This message applies to all ashore, Navy owned, operated, or controlled SIPRNET
connected networks. Ashore system owners shall implement PKE immediately. This message
supersedes PAR 3 of REF B. Exceptions will be kept to an absolute minimum and will be
approved/disapproved by DDCIO(N). Requests will only be considered with an accompanying POAM for
2. A comprehensive implementation plan for afloat commands and Platform IT (PIT) will be published
SEPCOR. OPNAV N2/N6 is working with platform resource sponsors and the acquisition community to
promulgate an executable, achievable timeline.
3. Action. In order to harden SIPRNET, it is vital that the following actions occur:
(a) 100% token issuance throughout the Military and civilian workforce;
(b) Mandatory enforcement of cryptographic login (CLO) via SIPRNET token.
Enforcement means users have no other option to login other than the token, eliminate
(c) elimination of all userid/password accounts;
(d) reporting PKE status to CTF 1010 (NETWARCOM) until compliant IAW ref c.
4. This NAVADMIN will remain in effect until cancelled or superseded.
5. Released by Vice Admiral Ted N. Branch, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, Information Dominance,