Officials from the Defense Department (DoD) highlighted supply chain and workforce and culture issues as two significant problems the agency faces in maintaining strong cybersecurity, during a panel discussion at FCW’s Cybersecurity Summit.
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) on July 10 released its strategic plan that aims to sharpen the Defense Department’s (DoD’s) military readiness, drive acquisition reform, and push modernization efforts through FY 2022.
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) announced on July 8 an award that will add 23 small businesses to the agency’s $7.5 billion Science, Engineering, Technology, and Innovation (SETI) contract.
U.S. Army Deputy CIO Garrett Yee is stepping down from that position and moving to a new role in the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA).
The Defense Information Systems Agency’s (DISA’s) contracting branch – the Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization (DITCO) – will reduce its enterprise acquisition services fee starting Oct. 1.
The Defense Department’s (DoD’s) Joint Regional Security Stacks (JRSS) have not met the regional security implementation expectations of DoD’s Joint Information Environment (JIE), according to a June 4 public Office of Inspector General (OIG) report.
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) announced last week the launch of a new website to host its cybersecurity standards.
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is applying the lessons learned from its own application move to milCloud 2.0 to help Fourth Estate agencies in their migration to the cloud, said Caroline Bean, milCloud 2.0 program manager at DISA at GDIT Emerge on Tuesday, April 23.
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) gave a 12-month provisional authorization to the Project Host Federal Private Cloud (PJHFPC) on April 1. PJHFPC is a platform as a service private cloud that hosts Impact Level 5 (IL5) controlled unclassified information data, and it has systems and services that manage access control, authentication, auditing, monitoring, scanning, […]
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) rolled out a new cloud-based storage system, milDrive, this month, which the agency said make accessing and sharing its information more secure, flexible, and reliable.
The Defense Information Service Agency (DISA) is transferring control of the National Background Investigation Service (NBIS) to the Director of Defense Security Service (DSS).
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is working to address partner agency concerns about the effectiveness of its Joint Regional Security Stacks (JRSS) program, according to a blog post released by the agency on Thursday.
A trio of Defense Department IT heavyweights told senators at a Jan. 29 hearing that the agency is tightly focused on implementing the cybersecurity strategy it unveiled last year, and they expressed a high degree of confidence that their efforts in 2019 to implement that strategy will drive security improvements.
The Department of Defense and the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) today released a draft request for quotations (RFQ) for the $7.8 billion Defense Enterprise Office Solutions (DEOS) contract. The deadline for responses is February 15.
The first Department of Defense (DoD) application has successfully migrated to milCloud 2.0.
The Defense Information Services Agency (DISA) is set to release new contracts for classified and unclassified mobility services to accommodate the growth in the area, said Jacob Marcellus, mobility program portfolio manager, during DISA’s 2018 Forecast to Industry event. “We actually have two impending acquisitions, MES-U [Mobility Enterprise Services Unclassified], which will cover all unclassified […]
The Department of Defense’s Inspector General took the agency to task in a Nov. 8 report that says four DoD components failed to fully implement the 2015 Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) which aims to encourage sharing of cybersecurity threat data between the government and the private sector.
Vice Admiral Nancy Norton, head of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) and commander of the Joint Force Headquarters Department of Defense Information Network (JFHQ-DODIN), today described DISA’s efforts going into milCloud 2.0 and how they support Federal data center optimization goals.
Leveraging the cloud is key to the success of new programs and modernization efforts at the Pentagon, said Department of Defense CIO Dana Deasy and Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Chief Vice Admiral Nancy Norton during DISA’s Forecast to Industry conference on Monday.
When it comes to contracting, the Department of Defense (DoD0 tends to run its own show with soliciting, awarding, and managing the contracts awarded under its $700 million+ annual budget.
The Department of Defense and the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) on Thursday released a request for information for the first part of the $7.8 billion Defense Enterprise Office Solutions (DEOS) contract through the General Services Administration’s IT Schedule 70, with responses due by November 9.
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) announced yesterday the 20 small businesses that will be part of the agency’s ENCORE III Small Business Set-Aside Suite.
On Friday, the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Operations Center (OC) cancelled its request for information (RFI) seeking industry assistance with the development and planning of MilCloud2 Rapid Cloud Migration.
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Operations Center (OC) posted a request for information (RFI) yesterday seeking industry assistance with the development and planning of MilCloud2 Rapid Cloud Migration. Specifically, DISA is interested in conducting market research to understand what capabilities exist in the private sector related to automated cloud migration techniques.