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September 2016
09/12/2016 Video Introduction of the National Background Investigation System (NBIS)

This informational video series addresses a new, high priority mission for the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA): the National Background Investigation System (NBIS).

09/09/2016 DISA and JFHQ-DODIN Military Personnel Participate in Joint Service Wellness and Remembrance Run

The humid morning run began before sunrise with more than 50 Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) and Joint Force Headquarters – Department of Defense Information Networks (JFHQ-DODIN) service members, led by DISA Vice Director Air Force Maj. Gen. Sarah Zabel and JFHQ-DODIN Deputy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Robert Skinner, gathered on Fort George G. Meade’s McGlachlin Parade Field to participate in the installation’s Joint Service Wellness and Remembrance Run Sept. 9.

August 2016
08/22/2016 DOD Cloud Provisional Authorizations Save Mission Owners Time and Money

As the Department of Defense (DOD) continues to adopt commercial cloud capabilities, the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is helping cloud service providers and DOD mission owners work through the DOD Cloud Provisional Authorization (PA) process, which allows DOD to provisionally authorize a cloud service offering (CSO) and leverage that information many times over throughout DOD, saving mission owners time and money versus conducting independent assessments.

08/17/2016 DISA Global Operations Command Celebrates Opening of New Facility

The Defense Information Systems Agency’s (DISA) Global Operations Command, also known as DISA Global, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Aug. 11 to celebrate the official opening of its new, world-class facility on Scott Air Force Base in Illinois.

08/03/2016 DOD’s Three-Tiered Approach to Cloud Computing

DISA’s three-tiered plan for DOD cloud computing and security took center stage at the Advanced Technology Academic Research Center (ATARC) Federal Cloud Computing Summit held July 26 at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center located in the District of Columbia.

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.

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