Tag Archives: Defense Information Systems Agency

Gerry Fasano, President of Leidos Defense Group, Receives First Wash100 Award From Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson

Gerry Fasano (L) and Jim Garrettson (R)

Gerry Fasano, president of Leidos’ defense group, was presented his 2020 Wash100 Award for the first time in his long career in the government contracting (GovCon) sector. Fasano received his first Wash100 Award from Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, on Thursday. Visit the Wash100 site to learn about the other 99 winners of the 2020 Wash100 Award.

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DISA Eyes DoD-Wide Implementation of Software-Defined Network Tech

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Bryon Doyle, head of the infrastructure directorate at the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), has said the agency is reaching out to its customers and vendors to help inform its efforts to deploy next-generation network technologies. DISA is planning to deploy software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) capabilities across the Department of Defense (DoD) enterprise. 

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Maj. Gen. Robert Skinner Nominated to Succeed Vice Adm. Nancy Norton as DISA Director

Maj. Gen. Robert Skinner

President Trump has nominated Air Force Maj. Gen. Robert Skinner to be the next Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) director and Joint Forces Headquarters-Department of Defense Information Network commander. Maj. Gen. Skinner, current director of command, control, communications and cyber at U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (INDOPACOM), is also in line to receive a promotion to the rank of lieutenant general.

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Mike Twyman, President of Cubic Mission Solutions, His First Wash100 Award

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Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Mike Twyman, president of Cubic Mission Solutions (CMS), with his first Wash100 Award on Monday. Executive Mosaic recognized Twyman for driving growth for the company, acquiring Nuvotronics and pushing Cubic’s technical services to help the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA).

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DISA Backs Telework With Endpoint Security, Cloud Services Expansion

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The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is expanding its cloud offerings and improving endpoint security to continue supporting telework arrangement. DISA also has broadened the use of multifactor authentication pilots as part of the agency’s endpoint security improvement efforts.

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DISA to Launch Updated Web Conference Service

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An office within the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) plans to implement a new web conferencing service in a defense protocol router network in the coming weeks. The Defense Collaboration Services Program Management Office will apply the Web Conference 2.2 service to  DISA's non-secure IP router network this August.

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Vice Adm. Nancy Norton: DoD Eyes Launch of Zero Trust Architecture by Year’s End

Nancy Norton

Vice Adm. Nancy Norton, director of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) and a 2018 Wash100 Award recipient, said DISA is collaborating with the National Security Agency (NSA) and other agencies to develop and release by the end of 2020 an initial zero trust architecture in an effort to strengthen cybersecurity across the Department of Defense (DoD).

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DISA, USAF Partner to Bolster Mobile Device Security

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is working with the U.S. Air Force to test physical cases designed to bolster the security of mobile devices used by airmen, Fedscoop reported Tuesday. These cases cover cameras and shield phones with signal jamming and biometrics to allow the devices for use in facilities with strict security requirements.

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