The U.S. Air Force wants to utilize a classified network for a data platform that officials expect to help the service enhance its cybersecurity, FCW reported Tuesday. Sherri Hanson, director of operations for the Air Force's Chief Data Office, announced at a recent event hosted by AFCEA DC that the service branch aims to place the platform in the classified Secret Internet Protocol Router Network by the end of the summer.Read More »
The Defense Information Systems Agency has begun an effort to align the architecture of the Acropolis cyber defense network with the agency’s latest operational requirements.
The Where We Fight program involves adding non-classified and classified cloud environments, a private network and a data brokering program in Acropolis to increase the productivity of cyber analysts and save costs, DISA said Thursday.
The Defense Information Systems Agency has developed and implemented a program to automate the authorization of systems access requests. DISA’s Ecosystem Cyber Services Line of Business created the System Access Management application in aims to automate the process for the Defense Department‘s Form 2875: System Authorization Access Request, the agency said …Read More »
The Defense Information Systems Agency has wrapped up modernization work on the Secret Internet Protocol Router Network as part of the SIPRNet Access Migration Project designed to facilitate network connectivity for mission partners DISA said Thursday it transitioned SIPRNet into a virtual network, reduced the network’s size and raised the bandwidth …Read More »
The Defense Information Systems Agency has issued tablet computers to designated senior Defense Department leaders to support the use of such platforms for classified data. DISA said the tablets are the latest offerings under the DoD Mobility Classified Capability-Secret Program, which is designed to provide classified access to the Secret Internet Protocol Router …Read More »
Lt. Gen. William Bender, chief of information dominance and chief information officer of the U.S. Air Force, has signed a memorandum that mandates the service branch to implement an endpoint visibility platform across the service branch’s information technology programs. The Automated Remediation and Asset Discovery platform will work to help the service branch’s …Read More »
The Defense Information Systems Agency plans to integrate tools into the Defense Department‘s Host Based Security System cyber threat detection platform to support the transition to a new cybersecurity network defense approach. DISA said Tuesday HBSS will evolve into Endpoint Security Solutions through a multi-year effort that will include product life-cycle updates and the addition of …Read More »
Kim Rice, portfolio manager for the Defense Department mobility program office in the Defense Information Systems Agency, has said DISA should consider interoperability when it comes to the deployment of mobile devices that use the DOD Mobile Classified Capability-Secret service. Rice made the remarks at the Advanced Technology Academic Research Center Federal Mobile Computing Summit held April …Read More »
Rob Vietmeyer, an official at the Defense Department’s CIO office, has said DoD plans to tap commercial cloud service providers to store and manage classified data that fall under impact level 6 category, C4ISR & Networks reported Friday. Amber Corrin writes the Pentagon currently stores impact level 6 secret data within …Read More »
The Pentagon aims to implement mobile devices that would run on the military’s classified and unclassified networks, C4ISR & Networks reported Thursday. Amber Corrin writes Terry Halvorsen, the Pentagon’s acting chief information officer, said the agency is developing a smartphone to operate within the Secret Internet Protocol Router Network. “A …Read More »