The Defense Information Systems Agency building complex at Fort Meade, Md., Jan. 2, 2013. (DoD photo by Thomas L. Burton/Released)

DISA to get new director, Cybercom defense arm new commander

Maj. Gen. Paul Stanton has been nominated to be the next director of the Defense Information Systems Agency and commander of Joint Force Headquarters-Department of Defense Information…
A sign for the National Security Agency (NSA), US Cyber Command and Central Security Service, is seen near the visitor’s entrance to the headquarters of the National Security Agency (NSA) at Fort Meade, Maryland, February 14, 2018. (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)

DOD evaluating its main network defense arm for the future

Cyber Command is evaluating whether Joint Force Headquarters-DODIN is sufficiently resourced and has the right authorities to perform its duties.
Staff Sgt. Tullis Moore a cyber operator with 175th Cyber Operations, Maryland Air National Guard monitors cyber attacks during Exercise Southern Strike at Camp Shelby, Mississippi, April 21, 2023. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Renee Seruntine)

Pentagon shifting to new model for assessing network readiness

The new model shifts from compliance to an agile, threat-informed approach.