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Donald Parker: DISA’s Purebred Mobile Credentialing System ‘Doing Really Well’

Donald Parker, head of the Defense Information Systems Agency's Public Key Infrastructure branch, said that DISA’s Purebred tool is “doing really well as a capability to support mobile credentialing,” the agency said Monday. Parker told attendees at a recent AFCEA event in Baltimore, Md. that PKI has emerged as the foundation for internet security and secure data transmission.

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DISA Launches Operational Risk-Focused Cyber Evaluation Program

The Defense Information Systems Agency has introduced cyber evaluation program meant to help combatant commands and federal agencies examine operational risks of missions based on a network’s current state of cybersecurity. DISA said Wednesday the Command Cyber Operational Readiness Inspection program will assess organizations’ compliance with Defense Department directives and security orders as well as evaluate networks’ physical …

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DISA Moves to Digitize Common Access Card Credentials

The Defense Information Systems Agency has implemented a program that works to integrate credentials from common access cards into mobile devices, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. David Thornton writes Jeremy Corey, lead engineer for the Defense Department‘s public key infrastructure, said DISA’s Purebred program is a key management server with an application installed on a …

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John Hickey: DISA Aims to Detect Network Threats Via Identity Mgmt, Cyber Protection Teams

John Hickey, cyber development director at the Defense Information Systems Agency, has said DISA relies on cyber protection teams, identity management and integrated security to help detect and protect the agency’s information networks from cyber threats. Hickey said that DISA collaborates with the Joint Force Headquarters-Department of Defense Information Networks …

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