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July 2020
07/29/2020 DISA’s Defense Collaboration Services team to deploy Web Conference 2.2

The Defense Collaboration Services Program Management Office, within Defense Information Systems Agency’s Enterprise Services Development Division, will deploy Web Conference 2.2 to the non-secure internet protocol router network in August. The secret internet protocol router network instantiation will migrate the following month.

07/28/2020 Systems Engineering, Technology, Innovation contract now available

DISA’s Systems Engineering, Technology and Innovation contract is now available for use by DISA and other Department of Defense agencies.

07/23/2020 Norton outlines new cybersecurity model at Army Signal Conference

Navy Vice Adm. Nancy A. Norton, the director of Defense Information Systems Agency and commander of Joint Force Headquarters-Department of Defense Information Network, outlined the way ahead for a cybersecurity paradigm shift that will help the U.S. military maintain information superiority on the digital battlefield.

07/01/2020 DISA welcomes new employees as a part of Fourth Estate Network Optimization effort

A historic milestone was reached recently when 14 information technology professionals from the Defense Technical Information Center successfully joined the Defense Information Systems Agency, as a part of the Fourth Estate Network Optimization modernization effort under the direction of the Defense Enclave Services directorate.

June 2020
06/09/2020 DISA, JFHQ-DODIN hold first virtual annual awards ceremony

The Defense Information Systems Agency and Joint Force Headquarters-Department of Defense Information Network held their first virtual annual awards ceremony.

April 2020
04/09/2020 DISA supports Defense Department’s response to COVID-19

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States Navy deployed its two hospital ships, USNS Mercy and USNS Comfort, to Long Beach, California, and Manhattan, New York, to provide medical and hospital support to large, populated areas.

04/01/2020 BEYA mentorship program teaches students value of STEM

An organization formed to celebrate the accomplishments of active and retired African American admirals, generals and members of the senior executive service held its 10th Annual Youth Mentorship Program earlier this year at the Washington D.C., Marriott Wardman Park hotel.

March 2020
03/26/2020 Cloud Storage Program Management Office institutes temporary changes to milDrive

The DISA Cloud Storage Program Management Office is instituting temporary changes to milDrive, the DoD’s data storage platform, for all non-VIP accounts.

03/25/2020 Norton talks education, career while giving advice to aspiring leaders during Women’s History Month interview

This week, DISA Director and JFHQ-DODIN Commander Vice Admiral Nancy A. Norton sat down with “International Edition” Host, Lori Lundin, for an interview about her career, views on gender diversity and advice to girls and young women.

February 2020
02/11/2020 The Drumbeat - February 2020

The February 2020 edition of Vice Adm. Nancy Norton's newsletter, "The Drumbeat," explains the state of the agency, what's new and what's on the horizon regarding the Defense Information Systems Agency's services, capabilities and support.

This edition highlights:
- DISA's commitment to recruiting and forging new partnerships.
- How the Fourth Estate optimization ensures dominance through agility and innovation.
- How DISA is developing enduring partnerships through shared interests.
- DISA people achieving excellence and building trust by taking top honors at President's Cup Competition.
- Senior leadership announcements.
- DISA prepares to celebrate '60 Years of Service, Technology and Innovating for the Future.'
- How the agency is meeting the warfighter's needs by recognizing security is a shared responsibility.

02/07/2020 New cyber development director grounded in research, mission

The new director of the Defense Information Systems Agency’s Cyber Development Directorate brings to bear the curiosity and focus of a researcher, the drive for the Department of Defense’s mission and a desire to give back.

02/06/2020 DISA’s #NEXTGEN initiatives seek broader partnering opportunities with academia

In an effort to expand its #NEXTGEN outreach, Defense Information Systems Agency officials recently hosted representatives from Drury University, Springfield, Missouri, to discuss reciprocal opportunities for staff and students to enhance cybersecurity for both institutions.

January 2020
01/14/2020 DISA warrant officer takes top prize in government-wide President’s Cup

A DISA Army warrant officer and four teammates were awarded top accolades at the first government-wide President’s Cup Cybersecurity Competition hosted by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.

01/14/2020 Cyberspace Operations Directorate takes team building to new heights – literally

To achieve its mission, DISA has to prioritize close collaboration and information sharing at headquarters, field commands and field offices.

01/10/2020 DISA hosts successful workshop to improve JRSS capabilities

The Defense Information Systems Agency Joint Regional Security Stack Portfolio Management Office hosted a JRSS Tools Rationalization Workshop Dec. 10-12.

December 2019
12/05/2019 DISA, JFHQ-DODIN celebrate 244th Marine Corps birthday

The DISA and JFHQ-DODIN workforce and guests celebrated the 244th Marine Corps birthday at DISA Headquarters, Friday, Nov. 8. The official Marine Corps birthday is Nov. 10.

November 2019
11/12/2019 DISA formally designated as single service provider for Fourth Estate optimization effort

The Deputy Secretary of Defense signed the Fourth Estate Network Optimization Execution Guidance memorandum designating the Defense Information Systems Agency as the single service provider of common use information technology services.

11/06/2019 DISA invites industry to collaborate in nation’s defense

The Defense Information Systems Agency’s present and future industry partners joined DISA for Forecast to Industry 2019 Nov. 4 at Martin’s West in Baltimore, Maryland.

October 2019
10/29/2019 The Drumbeat - October 2019

The October edition of Vice Adm. Nancy Norton's newsletter, "The Drumbeat," highlights what's new and what's on the horizon regarding the Defense Information Systems Agency's services, capabilities and support.

This edition includes:
- Senior leader changes.
- DoD SAFE replaces the Army Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center’s, Safe Access File Exchange (AMRDEC SAFE).
- DoD modernizes authentication standard.
- Forecast to Industry 2019.
- We are hiring: Career opportunities at DISA.

10/29/2019 DISA engages next generation in Missouri

Officials from the Defense Information Systems Agency visited with Missouri high school and university students, as well as faculty and staff, to highlight the Department of Defense’s mission in cyberspace and the boundless career opportunities available for cyber professionals.

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