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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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DISA Releases 2014-2019 Strategic Plan

The Defense Information Systems Agency released the agency's 2014-2019 Strategic Plan May 12. This updated strategy replaces the 2013-2018 Strategic Plan and rescinds the earlier DISA 2012 Campaign Plan.

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milCloud Overview

DISA now offers milCloud, a cloud-service portfolio, featuring an integrated suite of capabilities designed to drive agility into the development, deployment and maintenance of DoD applications.

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DISA Releases DoD Enterprise Portal Service 2.0 for Classified Network

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) delivered version 2.0 of the DoD Enterprise Portal Service (DEPS) on the Secret Internet Protocol Network (SIPRNet) Feb. 28.

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DoD Awards Joint Enterprise License Agreement for Adobe Products

The Department of Defense recently entered into a three-year, $40.5 million joint enterprise license agreement (JELA) with CDW-G for Adobe products, effectively leveraging the buying power of 2.6 million DoD personnel with the Army, Air Force, and Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). The department's second JELA — with goals similar to its first in December 2012 for Microsoft products — seeks to reduce costs and improve interoperability, collaboration, document services, and publishing capabilities, and supports combatant command headquarters for which the Army and Air Force are the executive agents.

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Air Force Headquarters Adopts DoD Enterprise Email Service

Air Force Headquarters has completed the transition to Department of Defense (DoD) Enterprise Email (DEE) — the department's secure, cloud-based email solution.

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DISA Announces Initial Release v1.0 of DoD Unclassified Mobility Capability

The new year will bring new mobile capabilities to as many as 100,000 DOD users. DOD will begin deploying version 1.0 of the unclassified mobility capability Jan. 31 and will build out capacity to support up to 100,000 users by the end of the fiscal year.

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