Tag Archives: Defense Information Systems Agency

DoD Program Offers Mobile Communication Services for Military, Civilian Use

The Defense Information Systems Agency has implemented initiatives to simplify the review process for mobile applications, increase security and expand the availability of tablet devices for Defense Department military and civilian personnel. Approximately 1,600 customers use the classified communications service from the DoD Mobility Program, DISA said Monday. Jake Marcellus, the program’s …

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DISA Launches Electronic App for Federal Background Checks; Raju Shah Comments

The Defense Information Systems Agency has introduced an electronic application designed to help federal security clearance applicants submit applications for background investigations. DISA said Friday the National Background Investigation Services’ program office implemented eApp, which is meant to replace the current Electronic Questionnaires for Investigations Processing system. Raju Shah, program manager of NBIS, said the organization …

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Col. Greg Griffin: Joint Regional Security Stack Could Support DoD-Military Data Exchange

U.S. Army Col. Greg Griffin has said he predicts the Defense Department‘s Joint Regional Security Stack would help DoD components share information with military services and combatant commands within a common platform. JRSS is designed to increase the visibility of network activity, simplify data exchange process and secure networks across the department, the Defense …

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Alan Lewis to Retire as Defense Spectrum Org Director

Alan Lewis, director of the Defense Information Systems Agency‘s Defense Spectrum Organization, is due to retire on Thursday after more than 38 years of federal service. DISA said Tuesday it will host a retirement ceremony for the 11-year agency veteran at Fort George G. Meade in Maryland. Lewis has led the organization that supports the …

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DISA Offers 4 Enterprise Voice Service Options for DoD System Users

The Defense Information Systems Agency is offering four service options to support the Defense Department‘s voice communication needs. These options under the Enterprise Voice Services Program are part of the DoD chief information officer’s effort to replace Defense Information Systems Network legacy systems with new internet protocol technologies, DISA said Thursday. The Enterprise Voice over …

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House Passes $717B National Defense Budget for FY 2019

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the $717 billion 2019 National Defense Authorization Act on Thursday with 351 voting in favor and 66 voting against. 131 Democrats sided with 220 Republicans in support of the bill, The Hill reported. The House’s version of the defense budget allocates $617 billion for …

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DoD CIO Dana Deasy: Defense IT Pursues Collaboration, Innovation in Line With Mission

Dana Deasy, chief information officer of the Defense Department, discussed his plans to pursue innovation and collaboration for DoD’s information technology initiatives under the National Defense Strategy. He told members of the DoD IT community at the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association’s Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium Wednesday in Baltimore about his priority, …

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