Tag Archives: commercial cloud

Navy Receives DoD CIO Award for Sailors’ Integrated Web Portal

The U.S. Navy‘s Sea Warrior Program Office has accepted a Defense Department award for its work to consolidate online human resource, education and training portals designed for sailors into a single website. The department honored the PMW 240 team with the DoD CIO award for the My Navy Portal during a ceremony held Thursday …

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Transcom Begins Commercial Cloud IT System Migration

The U.S. Transportation Command has migrated the first batch of five information technology systems to a commercial cloud infrastructure, making Transcom the first Defense Department organization to do so. Gen. Darren McDew, commander of Transcom, directed the cloud migration effort in a move to help the command deliver information to transportation service …

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New DISA Guidance Aims to Help Pentagon Secure Cloud-Based IT Systems

The Defense Information Systems Agency has released three technical documents to help the Defense Department secure the department’s internal network against cyber attacks, C4ISR & Networks reported Friday. Amber Corrin writes DISA developed a cloud access point security requirements guide that instructs defense organizations to implement measures to protect connecting …

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Terry Halvorsen Highlights Public-Private Data Center, Commercial Cloud Plans as DoD CIO

Newly appointed Defense Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen plans to implement a pilot project on public-private partnerships for data distribution services as well as push forward DoD’s commercial cloud adoption, FCW reported Monday. Sean Lyngaas writes that Halvorsen, who assumed permanent CIO duties Sunday after nearly a year in an acting capacity, said …

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