The Defense Information Systems Agency will start to take on a series of new mission sets from May 1 as part of its efforts to expand the agency’s scope in technology initiatives for the military.
DISA said Thursday that Tony Montemarano, DISA executive deputy director, told a workshop at the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association’s Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium the agency looks to focus on six aspects such as cybersecurity and network defense, assured identity, mobility, cloud and software-defined networking.
Martin Gross, will lead the agency’s efforts to help replace the Office of Personnel Management‘s background investigation infrastructure.
DISA’s cyber cirectorate will also handle the development of its cyber portfolio that includes the Joint Regional Security Stacks, public key infrastructure services, network operations efforts and software defined networking.
The agency’s Defense Collaboration Services and Global Video Services programs will also deliver the Defense Department‘s web conferencing and video teleconferencing services with a focus on DISA’s planned unified capabilities service named the Defense Enterprise Office System.