Tags Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA)

Air Force kicks off Cloud One follow-on contract with new RFI

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The development of Cloud One Next contract comes as the Pentagon prepares its own $9 billion JWCC contract.

DISA to launch 'Vulcan' DevSecOps program

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Vulacan is a continuous integration, continuous delivery (CI/CD) program meant to help spread DevSecOps software development principles and tools across the agency — and potentially wider.

DISA expanding Thunderdome cybersecurity project to include classified network

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The Defense Information Systems Agency is extending a high-priority cybersecurity prototyping effort by six months so that it can include the Secure Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNet). Bringing the classified network into the Thunderdome initiative — which is aimed at helping the Department of Defense move toward a zero trust architecture — is a major evolution for the program. “The six-month extension is essential to allow DISA additional time to…

DISA awards $11B Defense Enclave Services contract to Leidos

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The Defense Information Systems Agency issued an $11 billion contract Monday to Leidos to consolidate the networks of non-warfighting defense support agencies. Under the indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity Defense Enclave Services contract, Leidos will lead what DISA calls the Fourth Estate Network Optimization (4ENO) initiative — an effort to modernize and move the Department of Defense‘s 22 Fourth Estate agencies and field activities to a single platform. Called DoDNet, the platform will…

Oracle cloud authorized to host top secret data for DOD

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Oracle’s cloud tech can now host some of the Air Force’s most sensitive data, the company announced Tuesday. Oracle cloud is now authorized to host top secret/sensitive compartmentalized information (TS/SCI) and special access program data, according to the company. Its accreditation applies to Air Force for now. The company built special “National Security Regions” that are walled off from the open internet to ward of adversaries attempting to access sensitive…

DISA's MG Garret Yee plans to retire in April

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The Defense Information Systems Agency No. 2 military officer will retire from the IT agency and active duty in April. Maj. Gen. Garret Yee has been DISA’s assistant to the director since June 2019, leading an 8,000-person workforce of military and civilian staff working on global communications and IT systems. “I guess the word is out 🙂 #transitioningmilitary,” the two-star general wrote on LinkedIn while sharing an article about the…

Booz Allen wins first prototype contract for DISA's zero trust program

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The Defense Information Systems Agency awarded the first prototype contract to Booz Allen Hamilton as part of its zero trust program called Thunderdome. The $6.8 million award, which has a six-month development timeline, is the first of what could be larger contracts on the DOD-wide program. Thunderdome is DISA’s implementation of the zero trust security model, which was mandated by the Biden administration’s Cyber Executive Order in May last year.…