DISA is moving toward iterative or agile approaches to acquisition and projects in order to avoid planning and implementation mistakes of the past.
The 2020 Defense authorization bill includes almost 1,800 pages and we found several important and interesting provisions that you should know about ranging from military cyber advisers to the possible return of lead system integrators.
DISA, cybersecurity and non-CIOs talking tech seemed to draw the interest of Federal News Network listeners and readers in 2019 on the Ask the CIO show.
Roger Greenwell, the chief information officer, the authoring official and risk management executive at DISA, said the agency is focused on understanding where the cyber threats are, how does it take that information and make sure they are addressing those key protection priorities.
At the annual Defense Information Systems Agency’s forecast to industry, executives told more than 1,000 contractors about plans to expand the browser isolation pilot and test the use of blockchain for logistics.
Jason Martin, the vice director of the Development and Business Center at DISA, said the agency is doing a better job in merging data to oversee and manage employee access to systems.
The Pentagon will implement Microsoft Office 365 and associated capabilities including word processing and spreadsheets, email, collaboration, file sharing and storage across all military services and agencies.
Also in today’s Federal Newscast, for the first time in 12 years, federal civilian agencies suffered no major cyber incidents in fiscal 2018.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Interior Secretary David Bernhardt announced plans to streamline the department’s 13 ethics programs into one.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s inspector general found a third of its inspectors will be eligible to retire in 2020.
The Pentagon said it has begun a 30-day “consultative period” with its labor unions over the conditions of its planned transfer of 1,200 IT workers to the Defense Information Systems Agency.
In today’s Federal Newscast, an arbitrator finds the Veterans Affairs Department should take down a public record of employee firings and other punishments from its website.
DoD’s inspector general says the regional security stacks are still hampered by inadequate requirements planning and insufficient training for cyber defenders.
To help ease the administrative burden on Border Patrol agents, U.S. Customs and Border Protection is creating a new position for handling the processing of border apprehensions.