Posts Tagged: DISA

DARPA’s Robot Worm, DISA’s Host-Based Security System, and More

Here is today’s federal cybersecurity and information technology news: The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency supported researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University, and Seoul National University to create Meshworm, a crawling autonomous soft robot that could one day be used for reconnaissance. More here. The Federal Bureau of Investigation warns of theRead… Read more »

Updated NIST Computer Security Guidance, NASA Cybersecurity, and More

Here is today’s federal cybersecurity and information technology news: Customs and Border Protection plans to purchase an outside computer program to track aircraft inventories despite Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano’s call to use existing capabilities. More here. The National Institute of Standards and Technology has published its updated guide to handling computer security incidents. MoreRead… Read more »

DISA Cloud Computing Panel & HP Intel POD Tour

HP’s Rob Owen provides a tour of the HP Intel POD (Performance Optimized Datacenter) at DISA 2012. Cloud Computing Panel at DISA 2012, hosted by GovLoop’s Steve Ressler, featuring HP’s Jeff Bergeron, Microsoft’s Susie Adams, and VMWare’s William Rowan Panel summary with GovLoop’s Steve Ressler and HP’s Jeff Bergeron Cloud Computing Panel at DISA 2012Read… Read more »

Experience DISA

As one of the true leaders in our nation’s defense or as I like to call it, the “Apple” of our Nation’s defense, Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is an organization that has shown the ability to be a starting and finishing point in terms of career progression with the federal government. DISA has anRead… Read more »

DISA Chief to Industry: Help Us Reinvent Ourselves

It’s going to be a challenging year for the Defense Information Systems Agency. When DISA Chief Information Officer Henry Sienkiewicz was asked to name the biggest challenge his agency would face in 2011, he spoke for nearly 12 minutes, and listed four. “BRAC [the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission’s plan to move many DODRead… Read more »

Did You Telework Today?

Did today’s ice sheet over DC cause you to wish your agency supported teleworking? It’s now encouraged by law, but how do agencies actually get it implemented? The IBM Center has released a new report examining the experiences of four pioneering agencies and what they learned, so you don’t have to! There are enormous benefitsRead… Read more »

Gridlock Drives Gridlock

It’s true that the D.C. area is home to one of the worst commutes in the nation. Think you can breeze through 66, 270, or the Beltway in rush hour? Good luck to you. They say it’s going to rain. Better luck next time. I’ll bet on something that has better odds, like the lottery.Read… Read more »

Say it in a Word Cloud! Visualizing Large Documents

What does the Defense Information Systems Agency Campaign Plan say about DISA? The surface of the ocean may seem static with only the ripples of waves on its surface, but underneath it is teeming with life and large currents acting like enormous rivers circulating and pulsing throughout. If our ocean was in the form ofRead… Read more »

Upcoming Event! Oct 22nd Bootable / Live Media Technical Exchange Meeting (TEM)

Bootable / Live Media Technical Exchange Meeting (TEM) Sponsored by the DISA CTO, Mr. Dave Mihelcic October 22, 2009 MITRE, Building 1 Auditorium McLean, Virginia Many DoD and Intel agencies are looking for ways to reduce the expense of removing attackers from their computer operating systems. In addition they are looking to operating systems thatRead… Read more »