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March 2020
03/26/2020 Cloud Storage Program Management Office institutes temporary changes to milDrive

The DISA Cloud Storage Program Management Office is instituting temporary changes to milDrive, the DoD’s data storage platform, for all non-VIP accounts.

03/25/2020 Norton talks education, career while giving advice to aspiring leaders during Women’s History Month interview

This week, DISA Director and JFHQ-DODIN Commander Vice Admiral Nancy A. Norton sat down with “International Edition” Host, Lori Lundin, for an interview about her career, views on gender diversity and advice to girls and young women.

03/24/2020 DISA renews anti-virus software license agreement helping teleworkers keep machines safe at home

Recognizing a need, DISA and the DoD have renewed their anti-virus home use programs.

February 2020
02/11/2020 The Drumbeat - February 2020

The February 2020 edition of Vice Adm. Nancy Norton's newsletter, "The Drumbeat," explains the state of the agency, what's new and what's on the horizon regarding the Defense Information Systems Agency's services, capabilities and support.

This edition highlights:
- DISA's commitment to recruiting and forging new partnerships.
- How the Fourth Estate optimization ensures dominance through agility and innovation.
- How DISA is developing enduring partnerships through shared interests.
- DISA people achieving excellence and building trust by taking top honors at President's Cup Competition.
- Senior leadership announcements.
- DISA prepares to celebrate '60 Years of Service, Technology and Innovating for the Future.'
- How the agency is meeting the warfighter's needs by recognizing security is a shared responsibility.

02/07/2020 New cyber development director grounded in research, mission

The new director of the Defense Information Systems Agency’s Cyber Development Directorate brings to bear the curiosity and focus of a researcher, the drive for the Department of Defense’s mission and a desire to give back.

02/06/2020 DISA’s #NEXTGEN initiatives seek broader partnering opportunities with academia

In an effort to expand its #NEXTGEN outreach, Defense Information Systems Agency officials recently hosted representatives from Drury University, Springfield, Missouri, to discuss reciprocal opportunities for staff and students to enhance cybersecurity for both institutions.

January 2020
01/14/2020 Cyberspace Operations Directorate takes team building to new heights – literally

To achieve its mission, DISA has to prioritize close collaboration and information sharing at headquarters, field commands and field offices.

01/14/2020 DISA warrant officer takes top prize in government-wide President’s Cup

A DISA Army warrant officer and four teammates were awarded top accolades at the first government-wide President’s Cup Cybersecurity Competition hosted by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.

01/10/2020 DISA hosts successful workshop to improve JRSS capabilities

The Defense Information Systems Agency Joint Regional Security Stack Portfolio Management Office hosted a JRSS Tools Rationalization Workshop Dec. 10-12.

December 2019
12/05/2019 DISA, JFHQ-DODIN celebrate 244th Marine Corps birthday

The DISA and JFHQ-DODIN workforce and guests celebrated the 244th Marine Corps birthday at DISA Headquarters, Friday, Nov. 8. The official Marine Corps birthday is Nov. 10.

November 2019
11/12/2019 DISA formally designated as single service provider for Fourth Estate optimization effort

The Deputy Secretary of Defense signed the Fourth Estate Network Optimization Execution Guidance memorandum designating the Defense Information Systems Agency as the single service provider of common use information technology services.

11/06/2019 DISA invites industry to collaborate in nation’s defense

The Defense Information Systems Agency’s present and future industry partners joined DISA for Forecast to Industry 2019 Nov. 4 at Martin’s West in Baltimore, Maryland.

October 2019
10/29/2019 The Drumbeat - October 2019

The October edition of Vice Adm. Nancy Norton's newsletter, "The Drumbeat," highlights what's new and what's on the horizon regarding the Defense Information Systems Agency's services, capabilities and support.

This edition includes:
- Senior leader changes.
- DoD SAFE replaces the Army Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center’s, Safe Access File Exchange (AMRDEC SAFE).
- DoD modernizes authentication standard.
- Forecast to Industry 2019.
- We are hiring: Career opportunities at DISA.

10/29/2019 DISA engages next generation in Missouri

Officials from the Defense Information Systems Agency visited with Missouri high school and university students, as well as faculty and staff, to highlight the Department of Defense’s mission in cyberspace and the boundless career opportunities available for cyber professionals.

10/23/2019 DISA, JFHQ-DODIN celebrate 244 years of Naval heritage

The DISA and JFHQ-DODIN workforce and guests celebrated the Navy’s birthday during a cake-cutting ceremony hosted by DISA Director and JFHQ-DODIN Commander Navy Vice Adm. Nancy A. Norton, at DISA Headquarters Oct. 11. The official Navy birthday was Oct. 13.

10/23/2019 Section 508 Compliance Coordinator Ameenah Ghoston receives prestigious DoD award

Ameenah Ghoston, an information technology specialist in DISA’s Risk Management Executive, Office of the Chief Information Officer, received the Secretary of Defense Award for Outstanding DoD Employees and Service Members with Disabilities.

10/21/2019 DISA developed application chosen to consolidate several Air Force aircraft maintenance systems

In an effort to reduce the number of redundant programs, the U.S. Air Force is collapsing similar information technology systems and selected Core Automated Maintenance System for Mobility to be the service’s single Maintenance Information System.

September 2019
09/24/2019 Chief of staff brings mission knowledge to position, celebrates diversity while setting steady course for the future

It has been two months since DISA’s newest chief of staff took office July 22, but in that time, she’ has been charting a clear path forward for DISA’s diverse workforce.

09/19/2019 DISA celebrates US Air Force’s 72nd Birthday

The Defense Information Systems Agency marked the U.S. Air Force’s 72nd birthday with a celebration hosted by DISA’s Assistant to the Director, Army Maj. Gen. Garrett Yee on Sept. 18.

09/09/2019 DISA remembers a day that changed America forever

In remembrance of the 18th anniversary of the most deadly terrorist attack in American history, several DISA staffers shared their memories of 9/11 and why we must never forget.

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