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DoD Issues New Document on IT, Cybersecurity Goals; Terry Halvorsen Comments

The Defense Department has released a nine-page document that details DoD’s plans to update its information technology infrastructure and build up its cybersecurity posture, Signal magazine reported Thursday. Sandra Jontz writes Terry Halvorsen, DoD chief information officer, introduced Thursday the “DoD Information Technology Environment – Way Forward to Tomorrow’s Strategic Landscape” document …

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John Hale: Commercial Providers Will Operate DISA’s Next milCloud Iteration on DoD Property

John Hale, chief of the Defense Information Systems Agency‘s cloud portfolio, has said commercial providers will maintain and operate DISA’s future milCloud 2.0 private cloud platform on Defense Department property with access only available to DoD data and users. Hale told an Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association symposium audience that DISA plans to …

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DISA Unveils Online, Open Source Collaboration Tool for DoD

The Defense Information Systems Agency is launching a web-based, open source collaboration tool for the Defense Department that provides webconferencing, chat and instant messaging functions for employees based in the U.S. and abroad. Cheryl Pellerin reports Friday for DoD News that personnel with Nonsecure Internet Protocol Router Network common access cards or …

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Lt. Gen. Bill Bender: Air Force Pushes Forward on JIE Cyber Efforts

Lt. Gen. Bill Bender has said the U.S. Air Force is planning to integrate role-based authentication and other cybersecurity measures to its systems as it builds on the Joint Information Environment concept, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Jason Miller writes that the service is currently moving computing systems to the Defense Department‘s MilCloud and seeking to adopt mobility …

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DISA Opens milCloud Marketplace to DoD Mission Partners

The Defense Information Systems Agency has made the milCloud marketplace available to Defense Department mission partners. Partners with a common access card will have access to classified and unclassified services through the cloud-based marketplace, DISA said Thursday. MilCloud, an infrastructure-as-a-service platform, combines commercial and government-built technologies for users to develop and maintain DoD applications. The milCloud marketplace also features …

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Michael Krieger: Army Eyes Enterprise Apps for Commercial Cloud Migration

The U.S. Army is considering plans to migrate sensitive enterprise data to commercial cloud environments as the branch awaits new standards from the National Security Agency, FedTech Magazine reported Tuesday. Michael Krieger, deputy chief information officer, told audiences at an AFCEA event that the Army has picked 62 applications for transition to the Defense Information …

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