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DISA Financial Management Professionals Pursue DOD Certification

The Defense Information Systems Agency's (DISA) financial management professionals are actively pursuing DOD certification requirements intended to provide a consistent, disciplined approach for professional development in the areas of audit readiness, fiscal law, ethics, and decision support.

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DISA to Sunset Defense Connect Online Service

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) will sunset, or discontinue, the Defense Connect Online (DCO) collaboration service when the DCO contract ends on June 24, 2015.

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Defense Spectrum Update

Stuart F. Timerman, the Defense Spectrum Organization (DSO) director, provided an update on DoD's spectrum efforts at the 2015 Military Radar Summit. He discussed the department's priorities, spectrum strategy, initiatives, and way ahead.

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Redesigned DISA Website Offers Improved Experience for Mission Partners

The Defense Information Systems Agency launched a redesigned website, www.DISA.mil, today in an effort to improve Web-based communications with mission partners. The site introduces an updated look and feel, enhances delivery of service-focused content, and optimizes presentation via mobile devices.

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DISA Releases New Cloud Security Requirements Guide

A new Cloud Computing Security Requirements Guide was released today by the Defense Information Systems Agency to provide guidance and policy to commercial Cloud Service Providers and mission partners in the Department of Defense as they explore cloud computing options.

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Evolving Operations

As we transition from 2014 to 2015, the Operations Directorate is at the forefront of the rapid changes taking place within the Agency in support of the full spectrum of operational missions around the world.

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DISA's Multifaceted Cloud Mission

One of DISA's most rapidly evolving mission areas is computing. The agency is changing both its computing services portfolio and organizational structure, posturing to provide the department with the services it needs in a shorter timeframe.

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A Holistic Approach to Risk Management

"As the organization responsible for critical infrastructure supporting all DoD missions, DISA is taking a more holistic look at risk and the structure needed to prioritize and focus on defending critical assets and resources," said Mark Orndorff, the agency's risk management executive and chief information officer.

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Training Dates for DISA Direct Storefront

DISA Direct Storefront (DDSF) Wave 1 will roll out Oct. 31. In this release, mission partners will be able to order Dedicated, Sensitive but Unclassified (SBU) Internet Protocol (IP) Data, Secret IP Data, and Commercial Satellite Communications (COMSATCOM) capabilities in a user friendly, e-commerce-like platform.

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DISA: We Must Build On JRSS Momentum

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) and its Army and Air Force mission partners initialized the first Joint Regional Security Stacks (JRSS) at Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA) this month to provide a consolidated, collaborative, and secure Joint Information Environment (JIE) across the Department of Defense.

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Classified milCloud is Available

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has configured milCloud for the Secret Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNet). Department of Defense mission partners can now order milCloud classified and unclassified services through the Cloud Services Marketplace at https://milcloud.mil. A common access card (CAC) is required to use the Cloud Services Marketplace.

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DISA CIO Outlines Tactics to Achieve IT Efficiencies

Dave Bennett, the Defense Information Systems Agency's chief information officer and director for Enterprise Information Services, opened FedScoop's "Lowering the Cost of Government with Information Technology (IT) Summit," held August 21 at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., with his perspectives on IT consolidation.

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DISA Conducts Forecast to Industry

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) conducted its annual Forecast to Industry event Wednesday, Aug. 20, at its headquarters complex on Fort Meade, Maryland.

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DISA Closes Defense Enterprise Computing Center in Huntsville, Alabama

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) closed the Defense Enterprise Computing Center (DECC) at Huntsville, Ala. on May 30.

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DISA Announces DoD Mobility Capability, 2.0 for Android/Samsung Knox

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), as the lead agency for the DOD Mobility Capability, implemented its 2.0 release for Android/Samsung Knox capability under the DOD Mobility Unclassified Capability (DMUC) to mission partners May 9.

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