Tag Archives: DISA

David McKeown: DISA to Assess Companies Vying for New DOD Enterprise Cloud Contract

David McKeown, chief information security officer at the Department of Defense (DOD), said the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) will assess companies that will apply for the Joint Warfighter Cloud Capability (JWCC) contract.  The multiple-award JWCC succeeds the now-scrapped Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure or JEDI contract, which was designed to …

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Stratasys’ New Data Security Offering Uses Red Hat Linux Platform; David Egts Quoted

David Egts

Stratasys has unveiled a data security platform for additive manufacturing to help meet the cybersecurity requirements of U.S. government and defense agencies as they increase adoption of 3D printing. The company's ProtectAM offering uses the Red Hat Enterprise Linux platform, which provides continuous data security in compliance with the requirements outlined in the Defense Information System Agency’s Security Technical Implementation Guide.

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DISA Forms New Office to Support Warfighter Hosting, Compute Capabilities

Hosting and Compute

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has established a new office aimed at providing warfighters with hosting and compute capabilities through the modern data center and cloud services, FCW reported Sunday. The Hosting and Compute Center is intended to integrate the cloud computing program office with the services directorate and ecosystem of DISA. 

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DISA’s Brian Hermann on Agency’s Contributions to DOD’s JADC2 Effort

Joint All-Domain

Brian Hermann, director of the Defense Information Systems Agency's (DISA) services development directorate, expects DISA to have an increasing role in the implementation of the Department of Defense's Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2) intiaitive as it progresses. He said the agency would potentially support network transport and data hosting.

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Octo Secures DISA Contract for Teleport Integration and Implementation; CEO Mehul Sanghani Quoted

Mehul Sanghani

Octo Consulting announced on Tuesday that the company has been awarded, alongside prime partner Kingfisher Systems, a potential five-year, $14 million Teleport Program Integration and Implementation (I&I), Logistics, and Configuration Management Support contract by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). “DISA and DoD warfighter support missions make our nation safer,” said Octo CEO Mehul Sanghani

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DISA Completes Joint Ops Center Upgrade; Capt. Rick Larson Quoted

Joint All-Domain

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has completed a $1.2 million project to modernize the watch floor of its Joint Operations Center (JOC). DISA said Tuesday the 18-month effort included architectural refurbishment and equipment upgrade at the facility where personnel help operates and secures the Department of Defense Information Network.

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DISA to Decommission Enterprise Defense Collaboration Tool as Pentagon Adopts Office 365 Cloud Service

Joint All-Domain

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is set to terminate an enterprise collaboration tool on the Department of Defense's non-secure internet protocol router network starting Sept. 1st, in line with DOD's move to Microsoft Office 365 cloud infrastructure. DISA said Wednesday that it will implement a phased approach for the Defense Collaboration Services (DCS) program decommissioning process. 

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Comcast Business Awarded $102M DISA Contract to Enhance Network Performance; Ken Folderauer Quoted

Ken Folderauer

Comcast Business announced on Wednesday that the company has secured a ten-year, $102.8 million contract from the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) to improve network performance and manage overall telecommunications costs for the agency’s Defense Information Systems Network (DISN). “This contract solidifies Comcast Business’ position as a premier provider of communications solutions to government agencies,” said Ken Folderauer, vice president of Government Sales for Comcast Business. 

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ASRC Federal Awarded $83M USSF Contract For Space Operation Services; CEO Jennifer Felix Quoted

Jennifer Felix

ASRC Federal System Solutions announced Wednesday that the company secured an estimated $83 million U.S. Space Force (USSF) contract to support the Space Operations Command's Wing Information & Communications Support (WICS II) contract. The contract will run for seven years and requires ASRC Federal to deliver space operations, maintenance and logistics services for the recently activated Delta 6 and Delta 8 organizations.

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DISA Launches Zero Trust Reference Architecture; Brandon Iske, Joe Brinker Quoted

Virtual Private Network

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has unveiled the Pentagon’s first zero trust reference architecture that seeks to protect critical assets from threat actors by embedding security throughout the network. DISA worked on the reference architecture in collaboration with the DOD chief information officer, National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command.

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