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DISA and JFHQ-DODIN Recognize Troops at Armed Forces Day Celebration

Current and former military members assigned to the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) and Joint Force Headquarters for Department of Defense Information Networks (JFHQ-DODIN) came together at their shared headquarters on Fort George G. Meade, Maryland, to celebrate Armed Forces Day on May 20.

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‘Gloves Are Off’ in Cyber Says Commander, JFHQ-DODIN

When it comes to cyber, the gloves are off, said Army LTG Alan R. Lynn, director of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) and commander of the Joint Force Headquarters – Department of Defense Information Networks (JFHQ-DODIN), at the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association’s Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium in the District of Columbia April 20.

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Assessing Cybersecurity Solutions for the DODIN

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), the National Security Agency (NSA), and Department of Defense Chief Information Officer (DOD CIO) are working with U.S. Cyber Command, the combatant commands, services, and agencies to evolve DOD’s cybersecurity architecture and create an implementation roadmap for the DOD Information Network Infrastructure.

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milCloud: The Future of DOD Cloud Capability

Since its launch in 2013, the Department of Defense’s use of milCloud 1.0 — an on-premise cloud solution based on commercial technology and built, operated, and managed by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) —has grown exponentially.

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3 Common Misperceptions about the Joint Regional Security Stacks

The chief of the Defense Information Systems Agency’s Joint Information Environment Solutions Division, Air Force Col Scott Jackson, dispelled some of the common misperceptions about the agency’s Joint Regional Security Stacks (JRSS) Program during the 2016 Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association’s Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium in the District of Columbia April 21. 

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DISA Field Command Renamed to Reflect Global Mission

The Defense Information Systems Agency’s Continental United States Field Command (DISA CONUS) has been renamed to reflect the organization’s evolution as a global service provider. The organization is now called the DISA Global Operations Command (DGOC).

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Halvorsen: DOD and Industry Cultures Must Change, Trust is Key

Department of Defense Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen said the greatest challenge currently facing DOD’s information technology community, and our industry partners, is culture.

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DISA Continues to Evolve

During the “DISA 102” workshop that preceded the official opening of the 2016 Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association’s Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium, the agency’s executive deputy director, Tony Montemarano, focused on giving the audience an understanding of how DISA continues to evolve in support of the nation’s warfighters.

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