DoD now has a fully-functional Wi-Fi network throughout much of the building, something that was unimaginable to the Pentagon’s own IT experts as recently as a few years ago because of cybersecurity concerns.
DISA is trying to speed up its acquisition of collaborative video, voice and data services.
The Lohfeld Consulting group ranked upcoming civilian and DoD contracts that meet three criteria: a likely 2017 request for proposal, likelihood of funding and awards next fiscal year, a significant pool of contenders.
The Defense Department is taking growing pains in stride as it continues to work on its multi-year implementation plan of the cybersecurity system, the Joint Regional Security Stacks (JRSS).
The Pentagon is developing a secure cloud computing architecture that will create a standard approach for boundary and application level security for commercial services.
The Defense Department issued a RFI to industry outlining 12 functional areas it wants to upgrade using government-owned and commercial technologies.
Important lessons are being learned as the government takes tentative steps toward the cloud computing environment.
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.