The Defense Information Systems Agency is trying to stay ahead of the technology curve. That means putting investments in mobility and the security of mobile devices.
Most planning documents about defending the homeland from foreign threats pre-date the cyber era, leaving some confusion about which element of the military would be in charge during a cyber attack. DoD says it’s addressing those discrepancies.
The director of the Defense Information Systems Agency said DoD needs new tools to grapple with the fact that cyber adversaries have become much more brazen in recent years.
Non-union DISA employees have their telework days reduced, but other employees are worried they may be next.
Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain said the administration’s recently released cyber deterrence policy is “thin” and lacks new information about plans to stop cyber attacks.
A draft policy letter obtained by Federal News Radio reduces the amount of days DISA employees are able to telework.
Sen. John McCain sent two letters to White House officials expressing the concerns of a growing bloc of lawmakers over a lack of cyber deterrence policy.
The Department of Homeland Security has created a timetable to bolster the cybersecurity of civilian government systems, says DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson.
DISA’s multiple award IT contract, ENCORE III, will help small businesses keep their status even if they grow during the contract’s lifetime.
The Defense Information Systems Agency’s cyber defense headquarters has been involved in seven named operations since it started its duties in January.