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DISA Restructures Computing, Storage Activities; David Bennett Comments

The Defense Information Systems Agency has moved to restructure computing and storage operations from January 2017 onward in an effort to standardize the services across its enterprise. DISA aims to unify computing resources across the Defense Enterprise Computing Center networkand other locations, the agency said Thursday. “We conducted a careful and thoughtful review of our computing …

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David Bennett: DISA Adopts Cyber Network Risk Scoring Method

The Defense Information Systems Agency has implemented a continuous monitoring risk scoring system that will work to measure the cybersecurity risk of the agency’s computer networks, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Jason Miller writes David Bennett, chief information officer at DISA, said the tool is designed to analyze network security …

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DISA’s David Bennett Outlines Gov’t Cloud Adoption Challenges

David Bennett, chief information officer of the Defense Information Systems Agency, sought to raise some caution for other CIOs and agencies to consider when they migrate data and applications to cloud environments, CIO reported Friday. He also outlined security challenges facing the government’s cloud initiatives and highlighted continuous monitoring as an important …

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DISA to Reexamine Cloud Security Review Criteria; David Bennett Comments

The Defense Information Systems Agency is reexamining its established rules for the security review of commercial cloud systems that it vets for the Defense Department, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Jared Serbu reports that DISA is revisiting the guidelines set in December, which were based on the Federal Risk Authorization Management Program and included additional …

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David Bennett: DISA to Explore Commercial Cloud Transition Options

The Defense Information Systems Agency is examining every option to move its applications into a commercial cloud environment, Fedscoop reported Wednesday. David Bennett, chief information officer of DISA, said in an industry forecast that his team is focusing on infrastructure-as-a-service model in an effort to extend the current data security levels for …

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Dave Bennett: DISA to Examine Internal Cloud Options in Commercial Push

Dave Bennett, chief information officer of the Defense Information Systems Agency, has outlined the technology trends at the agency and the organization’s move to meet future requirements in an interview with C4ISR & Networks published Friday. Bennett told reporter Amber Corrin that DISA is exploring different cloud computing approaches, including the agency’s own internal private …

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Vice Adm. Nancy Norton: DISA Eyes Industry Partnerships to Support Warfighters in Cyber Space

Vice Adm. Nancy Norton, director of the Defense Information Systems Agency, has said DISA believes that partnerships with industry could help lighten up the burden and result in stability that “can generate much-needed economic growth.” She noted in her opening remarks at DISA’s Forecast to Industry event in Linthicum, Md., how the agency builds up partnerships, introduce reforms to the Defense Department and boost warfighters’ lethality in support of Defense Secretary James Mattis’ three lines of effort, DISA said Monday.

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