Lt. Gen. Robert Skinner, director of the Defense Information Systems Agency, participates in a cybersecurity panel at the 2022 National Defense Transportation Association – U.S. Transportation Command Fall Meeting, St. Louis, Mo., Oct. 18, 2022. (DoD photo)

DISA poised to create intelligence entity in 2024

The new intelligence wing, known in military circles as a J2, will compile intelligence to provide DISA with global situational awareness and threat assessments.
Cryptologic Technician (Technical) 2nd Class David J. Aguilera monitors the electromagnetic spectrum of air and surface contacts in the combat information center aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61), Feb. 16, 2014. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jared King/Released

Pentagon unveils first iteration of joint electromagnetic visualization tool

The Electromagnetic Battle Management – Joint has released its first minimum viable capability for situational awareness of the spectrum.
Air Force Lt. Gen. Robert J. Skinner, director of Defense information Systems Agency, testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee, subcommitee on cyber security, in Washington, D.C. March 29, 2023. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)

DISA boss asks for industry help to leverage generative AI ‘faster and better’ than adversaries

“Generative AI, I would offer, is probably one of the most disruptive technologies and initiatives in a very long, long time,” DISA Director Lt. Gen. Robert Skinner…
DISA Hosting and Compute Center Director Sharon Woods at a press briefing on the Department of Defense’s award of the Joint Warfighting Cloud Capability (JWCC) contract at the Pentagon, Washington, D.C., Dec. 8, 2022. (DoD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Alexander Kubitza)

DISA conducting beta testing of cloud capability outside the continental US with Stratus deployment

The Defense Information Systems Agency has defined and broken down its cloud efforts into three tiers: strategic, middle or operational, and tactical edge.