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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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DISA, JFHQ-DODIN Leaders Discuss 2017 Agency Plans and Priorities; Tony Montemarano Comments

A panel of senior leaders from the Defense Information Systems Agency and Joint Force Headquarters – Department of Defense Information Networks have discussed the agencies’ plans and priorities for 2017. DISA Executive Deputy Director Tony Montemarano noted the agency has modified its future business plans to a more purchase-oriented focus as opposed to …

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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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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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Sonny Hashmi: GSA Follows Private Sector Trends to Handle Data

Sonny Hashmi, chief information officer of the General Services Administration, has outlined how the agency adopts trends from the private sector to manage the data it collects, the Washington Post reported Friday. Hashmi also called on other federal government agencies during a conference in Washington to take their cues from …

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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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