Three years after coming into existence, the cyber defense arm of U.S. Cyber Command says it will reach phase one of an order aimed at shoring up vulnerabilities across the Defense Department this spring.
Andy Seymour, the Defense Department’s public key infrastructure manager, said a new policy will require the services to unlock the PIV certificate authentication on the Common Access Card.
Alfred Rivera, currently the director of the Defense Information Systems Agency’s development and business center, will retire Jan. 4 after a 35-year government career.
New leaders in Defense Department IT: Essye Miller is named acting DoD CIO and Rear Adm. Nancy Norton will be DISA director.
New data from Bloomberg Government shows agencies spent more than $1.8 billion on cloud services last year.
Marines still aspire to let troops bring their own devices to work, but the corps’ top IT official says its current mobility strategy is “on the wrong trajectory.”
DISA will hold its first industry listening session — called “Inside Industry” — during the first week in December.
John Zangardi, the acting DoD chief information officer, signed a memo outlining a new process for securing mission-critical mobile apps.
After merger of three Pentagon IT organizations, the new Joint Service Provider declares full operational capability, becomes part of the Defense Information Systems Agency.
The Defense Information Systems Agency is hard at work on the next generation of mobile, secure computing for the Defense Department. And it’s up to some heavy contracting activity.
The Defense Department is taking a new look at the rules it applies to contracts with commercial cloud computing providers. The Pentagon’s acting CIO wants staff to examine whether vendors’ own security controls could replace DoD’s requirement for government-operated cloud access points.
New data from Bloomberg Government shows more than 2,600 multiple award contracts across government, which is a drop of 8 percent over the last five years.
DISA is prepared to scrap buying unified capabilities from industry if the price is too high. The agency is prepared to move to an open source platform.
The Defense Information Systems Agency is trying to stay ahead of the technology curve. That means putting investments in mobility and the security of mobile devices.