NEWS


January 2023
01/20/2023 DISA grants one-year provisional authorization to Oracle Aconex cloud-based software as a service for IT defense

The Defense Information Systems Agency granted a one-year Department of Defense provisional authorization at impact level 4 for the Oracle Aconex for Defense Offering.  The Oracle software is a government-cloud-based software as a service hosted in Amazon Web Service GovCloud.

December 2022
12/14/2022 DISA advances national security objectives, strengthens partnerships

Senior U.S. government officials from the Defense Information Systems Agency and across the intelligence community emphasized the need to get after national security objectives via information technology and cyber capabilities at the 2022 Department of Defense Intelligence Information System Worldwide Conference.

12/07/2022 DISA eyes a cloud-focused future with DOD Enterprise Email decommission

DISA decommissioned the DEE system in November after more than a decade of operation.

12/06/2022 DISA issues provisional authorization for Google Services IL5

The DOD provisional authorization is not an endorsement by DISA or DOD of the suitability of the cloud service offering for any particular mission requirement.

12/02/2022 Skinner discusses DISA’s role in protecting the nation in cyberspace

Air Force Lt. Gen. Robert J. Skinner, Defense Information Systems Agency director and Joint Force Headquarters - Department of Defense Information Network commander, discussed the roles the agency and command play in national cybersecurity during an AFCEA Central Maryland Chapter.

November 2022
11/23/2022 DISA continues to deliver tech modernization with DOD365 Integrated Phone System

In response to the Department of Defense’s growing need for a mobile, agile, global workforce that can operate from any location, the Defense Information Systems Agency will offer the DOD365 Integrated Phone System for enhanced workforce productivity and continuity of operations, by the end of November.

11/21/2022 DISA provides critical updates for warfighting capabilities at TechNet Pacific 2022

Early this month, Defense Information Systems Agency experts presented at the AFCEA TechNet Indo-Pacific conference in Honolulu, Hawaii, which focused on Pacific Rim defense issues.

11/10/2022 Partnerships necessary to bolster DISA, DOD CIO zero trust, JADC2 priorities

To remain competitive within the cyber domain against state actors like China and Russia, the Defense Information Systems Agency must continue establishing solid partnerships to accelerate and implement next-generation technology and innovative warfighter solutions

11/03/2022 The Power of Trusted Partnerships: Forecast to Industry 2022

The Power of Trusted Partnerships | Compete, Act and Win is the theme for this year’s Forecast to Industry 2022 event, which provides the Defense Information Systems Agency’s industry partners with in-depth information about acquisition issues .

October 2022
10/24/2022 New DISA leader strengthened interoperability of DOD and NATO networks

Army Brig. Gen. Joseph A. Papenfus started work as the new assistant to the director of the Defense Information Systems Agency on Sept. 1. In his new role, he helps lead a global organization of over 20,000 military, civilian and contractor personnel.

10/04/2022 DISA awards 4th Estate Cisco Software Enterprise Agreement to Iron Bow Technologies LLC

The Defense Information Systems Agency’s Joint Enterprise License Agreements Program Management Office awarded the 4th Estate Cisco Software Enterprise Agreement to Iron Bow Technologies LLC for a period of performance from June 21, 2022, to June 20, 2027, with a $743 million ceiling.

10/04/2022 DISA awards 4th Estate Cisco Software Enterprise Agreement to Iron Bow Technologies LLC

The Defense Information Systems Agency’s Joint Enterprise License Agreements Program Management Office awarded the 4th Estate Cisco Software Enterprise Agreement to Iron Bow Technologies LLC for a period of performance from June 21, 2022, to June 20, 2027, with a $743 million ceiling.

September 2022
09/19/2022 DISA names new Joint Enterprise Services Directorate senior executive

On Aug. 29, the Defense Information Systems Agency appointed Caroline Bean to the Senior Executive Service at DISA Headquarters at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland.

09/09/2022 DISA executive recounts pivotal moments on 9/11, pushes for Joint Operational Situational Awareness

On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Joseph Wassel anticipated a normal workday in the Pentagon as the assistant to the secretary of defense for Communications. When he heard about the first airplane hitting the World Trade Center in New York City, he went to the 24/7 operations center to assess the situation and by the time he returned to his office, a second plane had crashed.

August 2022
08/30/2022 DISA releases new Data Strategy Implementation Plan, pushes for improved data architecture

Defense Information Systems Agency leaders have recently released a new plan to improve the state of the agency’s data integration and utilization, information technology, and network capabilities.

08/30/2022 DISA 4th Estate Network Optimization Program scores high with migrated customers

The Defense Information Systems Agency’s 4th Estate Network Optimization Program Office conducted a DODNet Post-Migration Survey, resulting in a 4.1 out of 5.0 overall satisfaction score among nearly 950 users who have been migrated to the newly modernized information technology network, DODNet.

08/30/2022 DISA 4th Estate Network Optimization Program scores high with migrated customers

The Defense Information Systems Agency’s 4th Estate Network Optimization Program Office conducted a DODNet Post-Migration Survey, resulting in a 4.1 out of 5.0 overall satisfaction score among nearly 950 users who have been migrated to the newly modernized information technology network, DODNet.

08/16/2022 DISA Joint Service Provider hosts Cyber Awareness Forum with government and industry

The Defense Information Systems Agency Joint Service Provider’s Cyber Workforce Development Team hosted their quarterly Cyber Awareness Forum, July 21, for the workforce, vendors, customers and Department of Defense.

08/15/2022 DISA Pacific makes a splash at RIMPAC 2022

RIMPAC 2022 involved 26 nations totaling 38 surface ships, four submarines, nine national land forces, more than 170 aircraft and approximately 25,000 personnel operating around the Hawaii Islands and Southern California from June 29 to Aug. 4.

08/12/2022 DISA’s new collaborative lab environment fosters IT innovation

Recently, a small group of innovative leaders at DISA established DISAWERX, a virtual and physical lab where computer experts imagine new and inventive ways to digitally communicate more effectively and efficiently. The lab is open to all Department of Defense personnel with an interest in IT.

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