The agency has been at the forefront of teleworking since it consolidated its headquarters in 2011 — moving to Fort Meade, Maryland. But a new director is in charge now and wants to shake things up in a way that DISA employees are pretty unnerved about. Federal News Radio reporter Scott Maucione got the scoop on the forthcoming changes to DISA’s telework rules and he joined Jared Serbu on Federal Drive with Tom Temin to talk about it. Read Scott’s exclusive story.
A draft policy letter obtained by Federal News Radio reduces the amount of days DISA employees are able to telework.
The Air Force’s personnel experts team up with cyber pros to fix downtime on the service’s HR systems, which have serious domino effects each time there’s an outage.
The Office of Personnel Management Tuesday opened its online answer desk for potential victims of the massive data breach. So far, OPM says it has sent out more than 17 million letters to victims.
Sen. John McCain sent two letters to White House officials expressing the concerns of a growing bloc of lawmakers over a lack of cyber deterrence policy.
The Department of Homeland Security has created a timetable to bolster the cybersecurity of civilian government systems, says DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson.
DISA’s multiple award IT contract, ENCORE III, will help small businesses keep their status even if they grow during the contract’s lifetime.
The Defense Information Systems Agency told industry that it needs to reduce the number of procurements it runs and become more efficient in how it manages existing programs. DISA must find 7-to-10 percent savings each year in overhead costs.
Casey Kelley, John Cavadias and Richard Blake, members of GSA’s Alliant 2 management team will discuss the program’s overall acquisition strategy and goals. October 27, 2015
Pentagon leaders say it’s time to ratchet up the pressure on senior leaders to comply with existing security policies and better train their personnel on cyber hygiene.
The Office of Personnel Management Acting Director Beth Cobert said the department began sending notification letters to victims of the cyber breach. The letters include information about the identity theft protection and credit monitoring services.
The Defense Information Systems Agency awarded a $1.8 million contract to Advanced Onion to build websites that help potential hack victims see if they’ve been affected by the breach.
In this week’s “Inside the DoD Reporter’s Notebook,” the Army hopes the project will help answer some of its lingering questions the potential savings of transitioning to commercial cloud offerings.
The Defense Department has greenlighted three dozen commercial cloud offerings since it first overhauled its commercial cloud security processes in January.
The Defense Information Systems Agency’s cyber defense headquarters has been involved in seven named operations since it started its duties in January.