Most planning documents about defending the homeland from foreign threats pre-date the cyber era, leaving some confusion about which element of the military would be in charge during a cyber attack. DoD says it’s addressing those discrepancies.
The director of the Defense Information Systems Agency said DoD needs new tools to grapple with the fact that cyber adversaries have become much more brazen in recent years.
More companies are trying to reach DISA’s impact level 5 since DoD has such a high demand to store sensitive information.
Non-union DISA employees have their telework days reduced, but other employees are worried they may be next.
DISA asks industry for help in defining the requirements for next version of MilCloud, including how to set up utility-based pricing
DoD approved IBM to be its second Level 5 security cloud provider just as FedRAMP is finalizing its high baseline standard.
Charlie Armstrong called it a career after spending the last seven-plus years as the assistant commissioner for the Office of Information and Technology and CIO for CBP.
For many agencies, the move to cloud computing services is predicated by policy, legal and contracting decisions made by more than just the chief information officer.
Fiscal 2017 may be the beginning of a funding gap between what the Defense Department needs and what it can be allocated unless Congress can fix the budget.
The Defense Department’s new policy on climate change forces component heads to consider climate change in almost every decision.
DoD’s forthcoming update to enterprise email is likely to include several other business collaboration tools, and will be rebranded as the “Defense Office Automation Service.”
The budget deal cuts $250 million in civilian headquarters and mandates a report from the inspector general.
The Army has issued a request for information, asking cloud vendors to describe their capabilities in more than 30 separate areas that could help it move its applications from government data centers to modern commercial hosting environments.
On this edition of Columbia Technology Partners Ready To Prime, host Allen Scott sits down with the Director of Small Business Programs at DISA, Sharon Jones.
The Defense Department is planning to upgrade all Microsoft information systems to Windows 10 by January 2017.