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 gets new chief for J6 directorate

Sharon Woods has been appointed to lead the Endpoint Services and Global Service Center.
The Defense Information Systems Agency building complex at Fort Meade, Md., Jan. 2, 2013. (DoD photo by Thomas L. Burton/Released)

DISA unveils strategic plan for next five years

The document provides a series of strategic and operational imperatives as well as eight goals the agency seeks to achieve by 2030.
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.