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.
Ohio Air National Guard Airman First Class Justin Mauri, left, Senior Airman Ryan Schuett, center, and Airman First Class Joseph Blust, 178th Communication Flight, manage fiber optic cables June 7, 2016, at Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center, Alpena Michigan. (Ohio Air National Guard Photo by Master Sgt. Seth Skidmore)

DOD issues $223M contract to support next-gen voice services on military bases

Lumen will provide the Defense Information Systems Agency with hybrid cloud-enabled Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and unified communications services.