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April 2022
04/04/2022 DISA sunsets Defense Enterprise Email and embraces new communication technologies

As technology and mission requirements evolve, so does DISA's email system.

March 2022
03/29/2022 Women's History Month - A Q&A with DISA Information Technology Specialist Gilda Jimenez

DISA Information Technology Specialist Gilda Jimenez shares her thoughts on this year’s theme, “Providing healing, promoting hope.”

03/29/2022 Women's History Month - A Q&A with DISA Audiovisual Production Specialist Sarah Sabatke

DISA Audiovisual Production Specialist Sarah Sabatke shares her thoughts on this year’s theme, “Providing healing, promoting hope.”

03/28/2022 DISA welcomes new chaplain

Army Col. Suk Kim reported to DISA Feb. 1, to serve as the agency’s newest chaplain.

03/28/2022 Women's History Month - A Q&A with DISA Computer Scientist Taylor Shields

DISA Computer Scientist Taylor Shields shares her thoughts on this year’s theme, “Providing healing, promoting hope.”

03/23/2022 Women's History Month - A Q&A with Air Force Maj. Amy Horan

Air Force Maj. Amy Horan shares her thoughts on this year’s theme, “Providing healing, promoting hope.”

03/15/2022 DISA delivers in Afghanistan through civilian deployment

DISA Global Cybersecurity Specialist Robert W. Freeman recently returned from a 15-month deployment to Kabul, Afghanistan.

03/10/2022 DISA awards Defense Enclave Services contract to Leidos, Inc.

In support the Fourth Estate Network Optimization initiative, DISA has awarded a contract to Leidos, Inc., of Reston, Virginia for the Defense Enclave Services.

03/07/2022 Enterprise Email Security Gateway enhancements harmonize cybersecurity, user experience

Enterprise Email Security Gateway, the cybersecurity capability that has protected the Department of Defense’s email traffic for over a decade, has recently deployed improvements that both heighten security and improve user experience.

03/07/2022 DISA’s new charter reflects changes in technology

Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks recently approved a new DISA charter that incorporates changes to the agency’s mission, organization, roles and responsibilities, and authorities.

03/07/2022 DISA computer scientist connects students with opportunities

Jasmine Washington, a computer scientist in DISA’s Requirements and Analysis Office, spoke to Scholarship for Service students attending the Worchester Polytechnic Institute about the advantages of working at the agency.

03/03/2022 DISA launches Cybersecurity Awareness Campaign

Earlier this year, the deputy secretary of defense signed a memo directing all Department of Defense components to initiate cybersecurity campaigns to reinforce user compliance with best practices.

February 2022
02/28/2022 DISA placed at the core of DOD Public Safety Communications modernization

The DOD Command, Control and Communications Modernization Strategy, anchored to the National Defense Strategy, identified the Defense Information Systems Agency as the executive agent for the Public Safety Communications (PSC) IT architecture implementation.

02/28/2022 DISA employee selected for Army chaplain ‘hall of fame’

DISA’s Joint Operations Center Office Manager, retired Army Sgt. Maj. John Proctor was presented an Ancient Order of Saint Martin of Tours award from former DISA Chaplain Army Col. Robert Nay.

02/24/2022 DISA computer scientist returns recruiting favor

Thomas McCullough was one of three DISA employees who spoke Feb. 9 to Scholarship for Service students attending the Worchester Polytechnic Institute about the advantages of working at DISA.

02/07/2022 DISA's assistant director to close out 35-year career in April

Army Maj. Gen. Garrett Yee, assistant to the director of the Defense Information Systems Agency, is scheduled to retire April 28, closing out a 35-year career.

02/01/2022 Mark your calendars! 2022 TechNet Cyber Symposium April 26-28

DISA employees stationed at headquarters or in the national capital region are invited to participate in the 2022 AFCEA TechNet Cyber Symposium April 26-28 at the Baltimore Convention Center.

January 2022
01/31/2022 Don Means Jr. ushers in new era of DISA operations

In 2021, DISA experienced several leadership changes. Now serving as the Operations and Infrastructure Center Director, Don Means Jr. is an agency insider with a perspective heavily influenced by his time outside of DISA in academia, the U.S. Navy and industry.

01/27/2022 Global Service Desk Management Office holds strategic off-site

Global Service Desk Management Office discusses strategic objectives to perfect operations and enhance customer experience.

01/25/2022 DISA announces contract award for Thunderdome Prototype

On Jan. 24, DISA awards $6.8 million contract to Booz Allen Hamilton for execution of a Thunderdome Prototype, a zero trust security solution.

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