DoD Public And Private Cloud Mandates: And insights from a deployed communications professional on why it matters

All who track DoD technology issues have been waiting way too long to see DoD to capitalize on the benefits of Cloud Solutions. This topic has been studied for years (see, for example, DSB Report on Cyber Security and Reliability in a Digital Cloud). Building on years of work, Ms. Takai, DoD’s CIO, signed out the […]

Cell phone amplifiers can be hacked, DISA adding extra certs for cloud vendors and more

By Ryan KamauffHere are the top cyber news and stories of the day. At Commerce Dept., false alarm on cyberattack cost almost $3 million – The Commerce Department was recently hit by a cyber attack, one it deemed “so vicious that the agency’s entire computer network had been put at risk.” The Commerce Department even […]

Major DISA program opportunities for technology insertion into DoD

DISA, a Combat Support Agency, provides, operates, and assures command and control, information sharing capabilities, and a globally accessible enterprise information infrastructure in direct support to joint warfighters, National level leaders, and other mission and coalition partners across the full spectrum of operations. Their vision: Information Superiority in defense of the nation. DISA can’t operate […]

DISA Mission Partnership Conference 2012, 7-10 MAY

DISA Mission Partnership Conference 2012, 7-10 MAY. The annual DISA mission partnership conference always provides a wealth of information for those who seek to contribute to the critically important DoD mission. Slides for most presentations at the conference are available at the DISA website at: http://www.disa.mil/news/conferences-and-events. We provide context on the event below: LGEN Hawkins, […]

Defense Information Systems Agency

Defense Information Systems Agency Mission Statement DISA, a Combat Support Agency, engineers and provides command and control capabilities and enterprise infrastructure to continuously operate and assure a global net-centric enterprise in direct support to joint warfighters, National level leaders, and other mission and coalition partners across the full spectrum of operations. DISA Principles Our mission […]

Department of the Army

Army Mission Statement The Army’s mission is to fight and win our Nation’s wars by providing prompt, sustained land dominance across the full range of military operations and spectrum of conflict in support of combatant commanders. Army CIO/G-6 Goals Operationalize LandWarNet to Enable Global Warfighting Capabilities Dramatically Improve Network Defense Posture Realize efficiencies while improving […]