Tag Archives: DISA

Leidos to Help Update Army Fires Support C2 System

Leidos

The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded Leidos a sole-source contract to support the modernization of the U.S. Army's command-and-control system for fires support in order for the platform to keep pace with the Department of Defense’s operational needs, including Joint All Domain Command and Control and sensor-to-shooter frameworks. A justification and approval notice published Thursday says the Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System 7 modernization effort requires a shift in the current contract strategy from block development, which needs a regional fielding approach, to a code conversion effort. 

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Orolia Equips SecureSync Time Servers With GPS Jamming Detector; Rohit Braggs Quoted

Rohit Braggs COO Orolia

Orolia has launched GPS jamming detection as a standard feature for its SecureSync time servers, providing customers with the first Defense Information Systems Agency-approved resilient timing and synchronization solution for improved Positioning, Navigation and Timing cybersecurity. "This industry first demonstrates our commitment to customer success and protecting critical infrastructure," said Rohit Braggs, chief operating officer at Orolia.

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BMC-Made Cloud Software Certified for Provisional Use on Defense IT Systems

BMC

Autonomous software provider BMC has received a new provisional authorization to provide cloud service products to the Department of Defense in support of its information technology service management modernization. BMC said Monday it received the Defense Information Systems Agency's Impact Level 4 PA for the company's Helix ITSM product designed to support cloud migration and digital transformation.

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Peraton Gets Two DISA Contracts for Spectrum Expansion Efforts; John Coleman Quoted

John Coleman Sector President Peraton

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Defense Spectrum Organization (DSO) has awarded Peraton two contracts worth up to $23 million for development and support services over a five-year period. “Our work on these two awards will allow Peraton to expand our spectrum software-related capabilities, deepen our experience in spectrum sharing solutions, and reinforce our standing in the information warfare space,” said John Coleman, president of Peraton's Defense and Homeland Security Sector. 

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DISA Seeks Info on Cloud Storage, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure From Small Businesses

DISA

The Defense Information Systems Agency needs market information on technical services needed to sustain and operate cloud storage and virtual desktop infrastructure assets. DISA said Friday in a source sought notice posted on SAM it wants to validate the availability of architecture, design, engineering, technical, on-boarding and other services for its Cloud Storage Services Portfolio from small businesses including those that are woman-owned and service-disabled veteran-owned.

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Perspecta’s Chris Painter on Steps DISA Should Take to Advance Fourth Estate Digital Modernization

Chris Painter VP Perspecta

Chris Painter, vice president and chief engineer for the Navy and Marine Corps Intranet at Perspecta, wrote in an article published Wednesday on Breaking Defense that there are several steps the Defense Information Systems Agency can take as it plans to modernize the information technology infrastructure of fourth estate agencies through the Defense Enclave Services program. He said the first step calls for DISA to assess the as-is environment to better understand the capabilities of the IT infrastructure and the population’s requirements.

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Tenable’s Robert Huber: DoD Cybersecurity Approach Should Keep Up With Tech Advances

Robert Huber Chief Security Officer Tenable

Robert Huber, chief security officer at Tenable, has said the Department of Defense needs to do more to protect modern weapons from cybersecurity risks as the number of connected systems increases. “Technological advances that make these systems more efficient are not enough. We must also ensure that our cybersecurity approach keeps up with these advancements in every way," Huber wrote in a guest piece published Wednesday on Nextgov.

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GDIT’s Amy Gilliland: DEOS to Provide New Collaboration Tools to DoD Enterprise Users

Amy Gilliland President GDIT

Amy Gilliland, president of General Dynamics’ information technology business and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, said GDIT looks forward to continuing its partnership with the General Services Administration, Department of Defense and the Defense Information Systems Agency through the Defense Enterprise Office Solutions cloud contract as part of efforts to meet the goals stated in DoD’s Cloud Strategy.

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