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August 2016
08/03/2016 DISA’s UISS-APAN System Supports Rim of the Pacific Exercise

The Unclassified Information Sharing Service (UISS) All Partners Access Network (APAN) managed by the Defense Information Systems Agency’s Multinational Information Systems Division provided essential information sharing capabilities to the biennial Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. The exercise began June 30 and will conclude Aug. 4.

July 2016
07/26/2016 DISA Secures $9.7 million from DOD Rapid Innovation Fund Program

In a time of budgetary constraints, DISA has acquired $9.7 million from the DOD Office of Small Business Programs to fund innovative technologies in support of the American warfighter.

07/18/2016 Col. Delaney Assumes Command of DISA PAC

Marine Col. Joseph E. Delaney assumed command of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Pacific Field Command (PAC) from Marine Col. Joseph A. Matos III during a change of command ceremony held July 14, 2016 aboard the USS Battleship Missouri, at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

07/12/2016 McClelland Assumes Command of DISA Europe

Army COL Andrew S. McClelland assumed command of Defense Information Systems Agency’s (DISA) European Field Command from Army COL Jacqueline D. Brown during a change of command ceremony held July 8 in Stuttgart, Germany.

June 2016
06/23/2016 Lessons Learned from the First DOD Applications Migrated to the Commercial Cloud

Jack Wilmer, vice director of the Defense Information Systems Agency’s (DISA) Development and Business Center, spoke about the security, culture, and business process challenges associated with migrating applications to the commercial cloud during the fifth annual MeriTalk Cloud Computing Brainstorm.

06/21/2016 DISA Hosts Command and Control Interoperability Program Symposium

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) International Relations and Engagement Office hosted the first Command and Control Interoperability Program (C2IP) Symposium at the headquarters, June 13-15.

06/17/2016 Big Data Platform Update will Enable Faster Identification of Cyber Threats

Cyber operators and analysts with a need to run custom analytics on specific data sets will have access to increased ad-hoc query capabilities in August, when an upgrade to the Defense Information Systems Agency’s (DISA) Big Data Platform (BDP) is projected for release.

06/14/2016 DISA and JFHQ-DODIN Celebrate 241st Army Birthday

Members of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) and Joint Force Headquarters – Department of Defense Information Networks (JFHQ-DODIN) workforce celebrated the Army’s 241st Birthday at their joint headquarters on Fort George G. Meade, Maryland, June 14.

May 2016
05/20/2016 DISA and JFHQ-DODIN Recognize Troops at Armed Forces Day Celebration

Current and former military members assigned to the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) and Joint Force Headquarters for Department of Defense Information Networks (JFHQ-DODIN) came together at their shared headquarters on Fort George G. Meade, Maryland, to celebrate Armed Forces Day on May 20.

05/16/2016 DISA’s Big Data Platform and Analytics Capabilities

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) offers a cloud-based set of solutions that enables the collection of large amounts of data from across the DOD Information Networks (DODIN) and provides the analytics and visualization tools to make sense of the data.

05/09/2016 Assessing Cybersecurity Solutions for the DODIN

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), the National Security Agency (NSA), and Department of Defense Chief Information Officer (DOD CIO) are working with U.S. Cyber Command, the combatant commands, services, and agencies to evolve DOD’s cybersecurity architecture and create an implementation roadmap for the DOD Information Network Infrastructure.

05/04/2016 milCloud: The Future of DOD Cloud Capability

Since its launch in 2013, the Department of Defense’s use of milCloud 1.0 — an on-premise cloud solution based on commercial technology and built, operated, and managed by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) —has grown exponentially.

April 2016
04/26/2016 3 Common Misperceptions about the Joint Regional Security Stacks

The chief of the Defense Information Systems Agency’s Joint Information Environment Solutions Division, Air Force Col Scott Jackson, dispelled some of the common misperceptions about the agency’s Joint Regional Security Stacks (JRSS) Program during the 2016 Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association’s Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium in the District of Columbia April 21.

04/25/2016 DISA Field Command Renamed to Reflect Global Mission

The Defense Information Systems Agency’s Continental United States Field Command (DISA CONUS) has been renamed to reflect the organization’s evolution as a global service provider. The organization is now called the DISA Global Operations Command (DGOC).

04/21/2016 DISA Continues to Evolve

During the “DISA 102” workshop that preceded the official opening of the 2016 Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association’s Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium, the agency’s executive deputy director, Tony Montemarano, focused on giving the audience an understanding of how DISA continues to evolve in support of the nation’s warfighters.

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