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The largest CPU bug in history caught the Defense Department by surprise. Or not. DoD · intelligence · Threatwatch. Did the Defense Information Systems Agency, or DISA, hide two of the largest computer flaws in history from the rest of the U.S. government? Or did they fudge how badly the vulnerabilities ...
Did the Defense Information Systems Agency, or DISA, hide two of the largest computer flaws in history from the rest of the U.S. government? Or did they fudge how badly the vulnerabilities caught them by surprise? On Jan. 2, the world learned that many CPUs manufactured by Intel expose ...

... network defense headquarters became fully operational, navy Vice Adm. Nancy A. Norton assumed command of the Joint Force Headquarters - Department of Defense Information Network (JFHQ-DODIN) and became director of of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) on Thursday. Lt. Gen.
While the military services and other Department of Defense components get on board toward greater adoption of cloud services, the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) doesn't want them to forget about security, particularly on the part of cloud providers. DISA is offering a set of Risk Management ...
The Department of Defense (DoD) says it's getting ready for the big one, but in this case, it's not talking about a kinetic attack measured in megatons. It's referring to a cyberattack measured in terabits. "We know it's coming," army Lt. Gen. Alan Lynn, director of Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) ...
The Defense Information Systems Agency is exploring new ways to validate users' identities through biometrics that go beyond the normal methods of authentication. That includes a user's gait, or manner of walking. The goal is to make authentication via biometrics easier for soldiers in the field. Identity ...

In its announcement, GAO cited the Pentagon's concerns about the development of the new IT system -- which was built by the Defense Information Systems Agency and which NBIB plans to begin transitioning to later in 2018. The watchdog agency also cited concerns about links to legacy systems at OPM.
That the Defense Department blocks 36 million malicious emails daily aimed at accessing U.S. military systems, as Defense Information Systems Agency Director of Operations David Bennett recently said, underscores that attackers continue to consider email an attractive attack vector and highlights the ...
The Defense Information Systems Agency's goal for version 2 is to connect military networks with commercial cloud infrastructures but in a private deployment model. MilCloud 2.0 is different from milCloud 1.0 in that the original was run by the government. This time around, the contractor will operate the ...
During a panel discussion on the Defense Information Systems Agency's priorities for 2018, Creighton said defining each organization's cyber terrain is a top priority as part of the DoD's ongoing counterterrorism agenda for cyberspace, Operation Gladiator Shield. "Anytime there's an intrusion into the ...
As the Defense Department looks to move beyond two-factor authentication tied to Common Access Cards (CACs), a key challenge is deciding what other authentication factors can be used. According Lt. Gen. Alan Lynn, the director of Defense Information Systems Agency, an individual's walking gait is ...
However, officials from the Defense Information Systems Agency asked to CSRA to deliver the infrastructure three months ahead of schedule to help onboard agency components. "We set it up and there was an initial estimate of what they thought the demand was going to be for milCloud 2.0 and then we ...
As the Defense Department looks to move beyond two-factor authentication tied to Common Access Cards (CACs), a key challenge is deciding what other authentication factors can be used. According Lt. Gen. Alan Lynn, the director of Defense Information Systems Agency, an individual's walking gait is ...
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) took a stab at answering those questions last week while offering a plan for enterprise cloud adoption. DISA hosted about 800 participants-either in person or virtually-from combatant commands, the military services, and agencies for a cloud symposium at ...
Alan R. Lynn, director of the Defense Information Systems Agency and commander of the Joint Force Headquarters, Department of Defense Information Networks, in Arlington, Va., Jan. 11, 2018. Lynn discussed cybersecurity challenges and warfighter technologies during a luncheon of the armed forces ...
Such building-wide personal device bans are common at some military facilities, such as Fort Meade, which houses the National Security Agency, Cyber Command and the Defense Information Systems Agency. the White House ban may be the first such ban in the civilian government, however. The White ...
The Defense Information Systems Agency said it "constantly monitors and evaluates the security posture of all its systems and networks," but otherwise declined to elaborate further on DISA's role mitigating the two vulnerabilities, citing security reasons. "We will not comment on specific products, nor the ...

We've also got a big mobility program coming out of the Defense Information Systems Agency called Purebred that is going to help us with derived credentials on things like cell phones and make that user experience more frictionless and seamless." DISA's Purebred effort uses a mobile device manager for ...
A Qualcomm division has received a contract to help the Defense Information Systems Agency implement a multifactor user authentication method into Defense Department information technology systems. Qualcomm said Thursday its cybersecurity solutions division will establish a pilot program for DoD ...
Alfred Rivera, director of the Defense Information Systems Agency's Development and Business Center, retired Thursday after more than 25 years with the defense IT procurement agency. During his time at DISA, Rivera is credited with leading the agency's managed data center consolidation efforts, ...
As the new year begins, Alfred Rivera, director of the Defense Information Systems Agency's (DISA) Development and Business Center, will retire from the Federal government. Rivera, who stepped down today, has been in the Federal service for 35 years, and spent all but 10 of those years at DISA. Rivera ...
Sannadean Sims, the Defense Information Systems Agency's chief financial officer, comptroller, and Resource Management Center director, retired Jan. 3 after 30 years of government service. Sims joined DISA in 1994, honing her leadership skills in the Strategic Planning and Information Directorate.
Alfred Rivera, the career defense information technology executive who currently serves as the director of the Defense Information Systems Agency's development and business center, will retire from government in the coming weeks, the agency announced this week. Rivera's last day at DISA will be on ...
13, the Defense Information Systems Agency kicked off an introductory symposium, Dec. 12, on helping DoD mission partners, such as the services, combatant commands, DoD directorates and agencies stateside and overseas to accelerate adoption of cloud capabilities. The outpouring of those in ...
According to the statement of facts, Netcracker, informed the Defense Information Systems Agency in January 2011 that uncleared Russian nationals had been working on DISA-related projects and told officials that they believed this was permitted under the contract agreement. In July 2011, DISA, NTC and ...
The rest of the teams, totaling 133, are on schedule to achieve full operational capability by September, according to the Pentagon. The official in charge of standing up the JFHQ-DoDIN -- Lt. Gen. Alan Lyn -- is retiring this week as director of the Defense Information Systems Agency, having overseen ...
Defense Information Systems Agency Service product packages provide mission partner authorizing officials a holistic view of their information systems risk posture. The packages are available to ensure compliance for mission partners who have programs and systems hosted within the DISA Computing ...
Alan R. Lynn, commander of the joint force headquarters, who also serves as director of the Defense Information Systems Agency. "A highlight for me was to see the organization take the reins of actively defending the DoDIN in real-world threat and attack conditions." Lynn noted that the headquarters did ...
navy Rear Adm. Nancy Norton has taken over as director of the Defense Information Systems Agency and commander of Joint Force Headquarters-Department of Defense Information Network. Norton officially took over the dual-hat position from retiring Lt. Gen. Al Lynn during a ceremony at Ft. Meade, MD ...
Alan Lynn retires this week as director of the Defense Information Systems Agency, he leaves behind a fully operational Pentagon defense network. The Defense Department announced Wednesday that after more than three years, the Joint Force Headquarters Department of Defense Information Network, ...
The Defense Information Systems Agency on Jan. 23 announced the availability of service product packages to help mission partners ensure their programs and systems are compliant with the DISA Computing ecosystem. Each of the packages contains control correlation identifiers that have been ...
X Technologies has received a potential five-year, $38.3 million contract to help the Defense Information Systems Agency increase the security and technical capacity of the Defense Department's public key infrastructure. The company will review system engineering documents for the DoD PKI and ...
The contract, awarded by the Defense Information Systems Agency -- the DoD's information technology arm -- is an important platform for DISA and the DOD as it moves defense and military applications and workloads from milCloud 1.0, a government-run cloud, to a cloud infrastructure run by a contractor ...
TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 4, 2017 -- ViON will provide capacity-as-a-service and hardware testing services to help the Defense Information Systems Agency migrate to Microsoft's (Nasdaq: MSFT) Azure government cloud platform under a $1.4 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The public ...
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is holding a symposium Dec. 12 at its Fort Meade, MD., headquarters for Department of Defense mission partners to improve their cloud computing adoption efforts. The training workshop follows a September directive from… Already a subscriber or ...
The Defense Information Systems Agency will soon get a new director: Rear Adm. Nancy Norton. Defense Secretary James Mattis announced DISA Vice Director Norton will be promoted to vice admiral and succeed Lt. Gen. Alan Lynn as the agency director and the commander of the Joint Forces ...
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis nominated Rear Adm. Nancy Norton to be the next leader of the Defense Information Systems Agency when current Director Lt. Gen. Alan Lynn leaves his post. Norton, who joined DISA in August as vice director, would also take over as commander of the Joint Forces ...
U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Nancy Norton, vice director of the Defense Information Systems Agency, has been nominated by President Donald Trump to serve as director of DISA director and commander of Joint Forces Headquarters-Department of Defense Information Network commander. President Trump also ...
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has nominated Rear Adm. Nancy Norton for a third star and selected her to serve as the next head of the Defense Information Systems Agency. Norton was named vice director of DISA in August. When elevated to DISA director, Norton will also become commander of Joint ...
The council also believes the Defense Information Systems Agency, "as the lead IT combat support agency, must be directly involved in the ...
... have moved at least some of their employees to Android and iOS devices supported by the Defense Information Systems Agency. DISA's ...
The Defense Information Systems Agency sees software-defined networking as more secure and less costly, and is banking on it for the future.
Fort Meade, MD. The U.S. Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) reports that the mobile application version of the "mercury" tool -- a ...
... information services and communications support to the president and his staff," according to the US Defense Information Systems Agency.
DISA said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Wednesday that the planned single-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract will be ...
The Defense Information Systems Agency expects to award a new five-year, $95.8 million IT systems solutions contract in the first quarter of ...
And the Defense Information Systems Agency wants to use them in hopes of building a future without passwords, common access cards, and ...
The Joint service provider, now part of the Defense Information Systems Agency, is already improving how the Defense Department buys and ...
IndraSoft, Inc. has won a spot on the Defense Information Systems Agency Encore III IDIQ, a 10-year $17.5 billion contract vehicle for IT and ...
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) and the army are working with industry to extend commercial cloud technology to mobile ...


 

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