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DISA Presents on Mobility at TechNet Augusta Event

Representatives from the Defense Information Systems Agency presented a roadmap on mobility technologies during TechNet Augusta 2019 that took place from Aug 19 to 23. DISA said Wednesday that its Defense Mobility Classified Capability-Secret program is working on mobile devices that would allow for access to classified information.

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DoD Deploying Enterprise File Exchange Service for Unclassified Data

The Defense Information Systems Agency is implementing a new file exchange system to enable Department of Defense users to securely exchange unclassified data on an enterprise level. DISA said Thursday that the open-source DoD Secure Access File Exchange will succeed the Army Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center’s SAFE service slated to retire this month. 

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DISA Releases Four-Year Strategic Plan; Vice Adm. Nancy Norton Quoted

The Defense Information Systems Agency has issued a strategic plan setting the agency’s direction through 2022. DISA said Wednesday that the plan provides a framework to guide the agency’s resource allocation, planning priorities and evaluation criteria in support of the joint forces’ efforts to counter adversaries, ensure resilience and adapt to challenges.

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Maj. Gen. Garrett Yee Joins DISA as Individual Mobilization Augmentee

Maj. Gen. Garrett Yee, formerly deputy chief information officer at the U.S. Army, has been appointed individual mobilization augmentee to the director of the Defense Information Systems Agency, Fedscoop reported Monday. Yee managed the Army's security and modernization initiatives under his previous role and served as the director of operations and architecture and led cybersecurity and information assurance at the service branch's headquarters.

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DISA’s Contracting Arm to Reduce IT, Telecom Acquisition Service Fee in October

The Defense Information Systems Agency’s contracting arm will reduce the fee it charges to clients for enterprise procurement services by start of fiscal year 2020. DISA said Monday that the Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization will implement a 2.25 percent contracting fee for IT and telecommunication services starting Oct. 1, down from 2.5 percent.

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Jose Arrieta: HHS Eyes Blockchain Tech Partnership With DISA for Identity Verification

Jose Arrieta, chief information officer at the Department of Health and Human Services, said HHS plans to team up with the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) to leverage the HHS Accelerate blockchain procurement system in identity management, Federal News Network reported Thursday. Arrieta said he plans to meet with DISA officials to discuss a pilot project to link the blockchain tool to a user’s mobile phone or wearable device to better track behavioral data for identity verification.

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