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  • FCW Perspectives
    zero trust network

    Why zero trust is having a moment

    Improved technologies and growing threats have agencies actively pursuing dynamic and context-driven security. 05/10/2021

  • Agency Spotlight
    Key DISA Officials, 2021

    DISA's key players

    Top agency officials and key program leads. 04/23/2021

  • Defense
    remote office (elenabsl/Shutterstock.com)

    Sunsetting CVR but keeping the collaboration

    Commercial Virtual Remote, spun up last year to support pandemic telework, goes away this summer. DISA's Global Directory is the key to ensuring the cloud collaboration continues. 04/23/2021

  • Acquisition
    global network (greenbutterfly/Shutterstock.com)

    Space Force satellite communications contract gets nod for CMMC

    A request for information for the Inmarsat Broadband Global Area Network and Global Xpress contract was amended March 31 to include requirements for the CMMC pilot program. 04/05/2021

  • Workforce
    web conference (fizkes/Shutterstock.com)

    DOD should update emergency response plans to accommodate telework, IG says

    Each component should also update its plan "to include revised assumptions regarding telework for personnel and the resources required to support the teleworking workforce," the IG wrote in an April 1 report. 04/02/2021

  • Defense
    gears (Omelchenko/Shutterstock.com)

    Will DOD keep collaborating after CVR?

    Commercial Virtual Remote, spun up last year to support pandemic telework, goes away this summer. DISA is working to ensure the cloud collaboration continues. 03/11/2021

  • Defense
    The Pentagon (Photo by Ivan Cholakov / Shutterstock)

    Pentagon watchdog flags cyber issues in DEOS, JRSS

    The Defense Department's testing and evaluation body has serious cybersecurity concerns when it comes to using commercial cloud offerings and the embattled Joint Regional Security Stacks effort. 02/16/2021

  • Defense
    laptop cloud concept (Andrey Suslov/Shutterstock.com)

    Telework, BYOD and DEOS

    Telework made the idea of bringing your own device a top priority as the Defense Information Systems Agency begins transitioning to a permanent version of the commercial virtual remote environment. 01/15/2021

  • John Garing,

    John Garing, former Air Force and DISA exec, dies at 78

    The winner of GCN's Hall of Fame award in 2010, Garing continued his government IT career with Suss Consulting and Vion Corp. 01/09/2021

  • Defense
    military cloud

    DISA to take over defense cloud implementation

    The Defense Department's cloud office will have a new home at the Defense Information Systems Agency later this month. 01/08/2021

  • Defense
    consolidation (By tereez/Shutterstock.com)

    DISA unveils $11B IT 'Enclave' services solicitation

    The Defense Information Systems Agency puts its much-anticipated $11.2 billion 'Enclave Services' contract for broad IT services out for industry to bid. 12/10/2020

  • Defense
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    Secure telework capabilities top DISA's 2021 plans

    The Defense Information Systems Agency is looking at "gray networks" and expanding its cloud-based internet isolation browser solution to email. 12/08/2020

  • Defense
    security in the cloud (ShutterStock image)

    DISA refreshes strategic plan for 2022

    The Defense Information Systems Agency has refreshed its three-year strategy to better emphasize cyber defense and role of enterprise services. 12/01/2020

  • Defense
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    DISA touts SETI for small business contracts

    The Systems Engineering, Technology and Innovation contract vehicle is part of DISA's effort to consolidate its IT services and has a $7.5 billion ceiling with separate tracks for large and small businesses. 10/12/2020

  • Acquisition
    fiber optics and switches (PeterPhoto123/Shutterstock.com)

    Recent EIS activity goes on the books

    The Department of the Interior, the Council on Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency and the Defense Information Systems Agency spent the summer awarding Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions task orders. 09/15/2020

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