There are three big things that leaders at the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) plan to prioritize in 2023: how is the agency postured to meet the threats of today, how the agency can position itself to be at an advantage, and how to increase and improve partnerships.
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is seeking information on new commercial off-the-shelf Software as a Service, Platform as a Service, and subscription licenses for its Global ServiceDesk platform, according to a recent request for information (RFI).
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) said today that it issued a Defense Department Provisional Authorization for “the Google Services cloud service offering for data categorized as Impact Level 5,” including national security systems.
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is continuing to grow a mobile, agile, and global workforce that can operate from anywhere, and part of that work is ramping up the enabling factors that will make that mobile workforce efficient, according to a top official from the agency.
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is in the process of awarding the first Joint Warfighting Cloud Capability (JWCC) contract and is “highly confident” in its December delivery date, said Sharon Woods, director of the Hosting and Compute Center (HaCC) at DISA.
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is looking to invest in new cloud-based technologies for military service members and is looking to work closely with industry partners to bring these goals to fruition through non-contracting avenues.
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is on track to complete work on its Thunderdome Prototype zero trust security project by January 2023, an agency official confirmed on Nov. 7 at a DISA press conference.
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) recently launched a technology incubator – dubbed DISAWERX – to enable the rapid experimentation of new ideas and technologies for novel and innovative solutions to DISA’s most pressing technical challenges.
General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) has appointed former Army Major Gen. Garrett Yee vice president and general manager of the company’s Army sector.
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) announced an extension of its Thunderdome Prototype zero trust security project, increasing the total length of the pilot program to 12 months with a new expected completion date in January 2023.
A recent keynote address from Lt. Gen. Robert Skinner, director of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), stands out as a perfect example of this digital transformation-inspired dynamic. Skinner spoke at AFCEA International’s TechNet Cyber event and presented a “wish list” of advancements that would help DISA significantly improve operations and solve its problems. “Every great innovation started when somebody said, ‘Wouldn’t it be cool if…’” Skinner told his audience of private sector IT firms.
The Defense Information Systems Agency’s (DISA) Thunderdome zero trust project, along with associated identity, credential, and access management (ICAM) efforts, is currently in the process of standing up capabilities in a lab setting before testing it in fielded networks and eventually doing an operational assessment this fall.
Having an on-premises data center and a cloud computing environment – otherwise referred to as hybrid cloud – is the norm for many Federal agencies and industry partners, and an official from the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) predicts a “more deliberate usage of hybrid cloud” in the next few years.
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is in the midst of a transformation being led by Director Lt. Gen. Robert Skinner. Skinner emphasized the importance of understanding what the focus of the transformation is and being aligned across the department in putting together DISA’s transformation.
MeriTalk recently sat down with Jim Matney, Vice President and General Manager of the DISA and Enterprise Services Sector for GDIT’s Defense Division, to discuss how the ICAM solution will serve as a critical pillar to establishing zero trust within the Federal defense enterprise.
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) said today it awarded its $11.5 billion Defense Enclave Services (DES) contract to Leidos, Inc.
A Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) official explained today how the agency is approaching work on its Thunderdome zero trust prototype project, along with associated identity, credential, and access management (ICAM) efforts, and said DISA expects to have further updates on those over the next several months.
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) announced that it has awarded Booz Allen Hamilton a $6.8 million contract to implement a Thunderdome Prototype—which will be DISA’s zero trust security and network architecture.
The Department of Defense’s (DoD) cloud strategy is ever-changing but with the termination of the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) cloud services contract earlier this year, the DoD has developed a more “agile” failure mindset – recognizing that it’s okay to fail, but also important to do so quickly, a Pentagon official said.
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has promoted Teresa Pitts to become the agency’s new chief of staff from her previous role of civilian deputy at the DISA’s Operations Center, DISA announced. Pitts, like all incumbents to the role, is expected to hold her new title for two to three years.
Dr. Brian Hermann has been appointed the new director of the Cybersecurity and Analytics Directorate at the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA).
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.
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.
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.
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.