A month after being rebuked by the Government Accountability Office for the way it planned to pick vendors in a ten year, $17.5 billion IT services contract, the Defense Information Systems Agency issued a revised request for proposals Wednesday, giving vendors a little more than three weeks to submit new bid packages.
GAO explicitly rejected the claim that the agency shouldn’t have used LPTA, saying the decision was justified because ENCORE is “a mature program with a substantial commercial application.”
The Defense Information Security Agency opens a $100 million facility near St. Louis to be the center for operating the infrastructure and services of the DoD’s information network.
Scott Airforce Base in Illinois is home to the Global Operations Command of the Defense Information Systems Agency, 164,000 square feet devoted to cybersecurity.
The Army is sticking to its word on a late 2016 request for proposals on unified capabilities.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology unveiled the third draft of its digital authentication standards. Among the many changes to the guidance is a new name, and the division of the original document from one to four sections.
For nearly 10 years, the Defense Information Systems Agency has been working to provide secure cloud computing to DoD agencies. DISA now helps agencies use commercial providers in a secure way.
For nearly 10 years, the Defense Information Systems Agency has been working to provide secure cloud computing to DoD agencies. No longer the exclusive cloud provider itself, DISA now helps agencies use commercial providers in a secure way. John Hale, the cloud portfolio manager at DISA. tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin the effort centers on applications, if they’re ready for cloud hosting and the best way to go about it.
Dave Milhecic, DISA’s chief technology officer, said a big data platform and an application that runs on top of it called Fight by Indicator (FBI) is giving analysts the information and tools to improve network defenses.
The Defense Information Systems Agency is dramatically expanding the time and budget for the second iteration of government-operated MilCloud service.
The Defense Department will revise its final request for bids in a massive information technology services contract known as ENCORE III following months of industry complaints.
The Defense Department will likely have to make significant changes to a much-anticipated IT services contract known as ENCORE III following a legal decision that upheld challenges by two prospective bidders.
Federal enterprise IT officials says agencies should embrace OMB’s Data Center Optimization Initiative, and its ability to act as a springboard to governmentwide adoption of cloud computing.
Now that high baseline for cloud security standards is finalized, the program looks to normalize the controls with the Defense Department’s security requirements guide under level 4 systems.
DoD agencies involved in cybersecurity review have adopted an on-going process to assess threats and possibilities for secure internet communications.