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Pentagon Military Defense DoD

Air Force Lt. Gen. Robert J. Skinner, director of the Defense Information System Agency (DISA), announced the agency is undergoing an organizational redesign to reduce complexity at the agency and make it easier for industry to work with.

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The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has begun soliciting bids for a potential 10-year, $980 million satellite broadband contract to provide satellite communications services under the Commercial Broadband Satellite Program (CBSP), according to a request for proposals (RFP) notice posted on the SAM website.

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cloud

Cloud is evolving how the Department of Defense (DoD) defends assets, supports the warfighter, and gains tactical advantages. Maj. Gen. Garrett Yee, the assistant to the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) director, spoke about the benefits and challenges that arise from moving from legacy infrastructure to cloud infrastructure.

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The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the rate at which the entire Department of Defense (DoD) had to learn how to collaborate and operate more effectively regardless of location. The solutions in place to respond to this crisis inadvertently set the bar for how the DoD wanted to operate on a day-to-day basis post-pandemic.

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cloud

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is employing the Defense Enterprise Office Solution (DEOS) – an enterprise commercial cloud service supporting the Defense Department (DoD) enterprise – to implement the DoD 365 Joint (DoD365-J) Tenant project, officials said today.

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DISA
DISA

According to Civilian Deputy for the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Services Directorate (SE) Jeff VanBemmel, securing connections is one of the bigger challenges Defense Department Information Networks (DODIN) are facing today after years of a “castle-defense mentality.”

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Microsoft and Amazon Web Services on March 16 announced a Collaborative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) to assist the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Cloud Computing Program Office (CCPO) in developing a set of Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) templates to build standard environments in Azure to accelerate Defense Department (DoD) cloud adoption.

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Cyber

Department of Defense information networks (DoDIN) are working to apply a Comply-to-Connect (C2C) initiative that will boost cybersecurity across DoD with future directives by the DoD CIO addressing components of the initiative.

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The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) issued a Dec. 8 report on the agency’s progress moving its telecom services contracts from legacy Networx agreements to Enterprise Information Solutions (EIS) contracts.

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Federal Cloud Flag

Three officials with milCloud 2.0 highlighted a range of successful customer use and migration cases to the cloud service at the first-ever milCloud 2.0 Virtual Bootcamp Event on September 10, organized by General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) and MeriTalk. Powered by GDIT, milCloud 2.0 connects cloud service offerings to Department of Defense (DoD) networks, and provides […]

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Rory Kinney, Services Executive at the Defense Information Systems Agency’s (DISA) Operations Center, praised the operational balance that milCloud 2.0 services can bring to Department of Defense (DoD) organizations looking to move to cloud services, and forecasted that milCloud 2.0 is in line for a FedRAMP certification upgrade early next year.

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Air Force Maj. Gen. Robert Skinner has been nominated by President Trump to lead the Defense Information System Agency, according to an announcement the Secretary of Defense Mark Esper. His appointment to that post requires Senate confirmation.

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The Pentagon is a very large building that houses a lot of the authorities for the U.S. Military. It's big. This photo doesn't do it justice, but they're kinda rightly concerned about people flying drones around there.

The COVID-19 pandemic has made all levels of government radically change how they operate. From shifting their workforce to telework to delivering government services digitally, Federal, state, and local governments have had to pivot the way they work, while still delivering on their mission.

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Pentagon Military Defense DoD
Pentagon Military Defense DoD

While the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) says that a pandemic was never a part of its strategic plan, the agency has released figures showing how it quickly prepared its workforce to continue operations including a 1,000 percent increase in virtual private network (VPN) access for its joint partners.

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The Defense Department is transitioning its information technology services to a single agency, a change that a department leader says will result in better cyber hygiene for the department.

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