September 29, 2016 5:14 AM ET

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Company Overview of Defense Information Systems Agency

Company Overview

Defense Information Systems Agency provides and operates command and control, and information-sharing capabilities and accessible enterprise information infrastructure for joint warfighters, national level leaders, and other mission and coalition partners. It offers computing services, such as cloud, mainframe server hosting, continuity of operations/service continuity, and infrastructure services; and cybersecurity services, which include analytics, certification and accreditation, cross domain enterprise, incident management, network defense, and policy and guidance. The company also provides enterprise services, such as applications, identity and access management, mobility, and video ser...

6910 Cooper Road

Fort Meade, MD 20755

United States

Founded in 1960

Phone:

703-607-6001

Fax:

301-225-0535

Key Executives for Defense Information Systems Agency

Vice Chief Information Officer
Senior Executive Service
Chief Information Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Defense Information Systems Agency Key Developments

The Defense Information Systems Agency to Unveil Cybersecurity Facility at Scott Air Force Base

The Defense Information Systems Agency will unveil at a ribbon cutting on August 11, 2016 the $100 million facility housing its Global Operations Command at Scott Air Force Base in the Metro East. The 164,000-square-foot DISA complex houses the cyber-protection division charged with executing global mission support and emergency response coordination. The project was completed on schedule and $13 million under budget. The new facility consolidates over 950 civilian, military and contract workers to Scott AFB, with plans to expand that number in the future.

Mobileiron Receives Security Technical Implementation Guide Approval from Defense Information Systems Agency

MobileIron announced that the MobileIron Core platform has received Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) approval from the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). This approval allows U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) agencies to deploy MobileIron on both Android and iOS devices within certain DoD networks. STIGs are the configuration standards for DoD Information Assurance (IA) and IA-enabled devices and systems. Since 1998, DISA has played a critical role enhancing the security posture of DoD's security systems by providing STIGs. STIGs contain technical guidance to "lock down" information systems and software that might otherwise be vulnerable to a malicious computer attack.

Defense Information Systems Agency Announces Executive Changes

John Hickey has been appointed as the Risk Management Executive and Chief Information Officer at the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) at the U.S. Department of Defense. Hickey succeeds Mark Orndorff, who retired on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, after more than 35 years in government. Hickey was most recently DISA's Program Manager for Mobility for about the last three years. John Hickey appointed Chief Information Officer, Defense Information Systems Agency.

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