Terry Halvorsen was appointed in November 2010 to serve as the Department of the Navy (DON) Chief Information Officer (CIO). In this capacity, he is the DON's senior official and advisor on matters related to Information Management (IM), Information Technology (IT)/cyberspace (including national security systems) and Information Resources Management (IRM). He develops strategies, policies, plans, architectures, standards and guidance, and provides process transformation support for the entire DON. Additionally, he ensures that the development and acquisition of IT systems are interoperable and consistent with the Department's objectives and vision. Mr. Halvorsen also serves as the Department's Cyber/IT Workforce Community Leader, Critical Infrastructure Assurance Officer and the Senior Military Component Official for Privacy and Civil Liberties.