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DISA calls for end to ‘institutional silliness’ in military cyber

9th November 2021 - 17:17 GMT | by Noemi Distefano in Manchester


DISA and JFHQ-DODIN presented the new strategy at TechNet Cyber 2021. (Photo: DISA)

The recently released DISA Strategy for FY2022-2024 lays out a new mission to achieve a more robust and responsive cyber force within the DoD.

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) recently released a new strategy to accelerate cyber-protection efforts for US warfighters and banish what its director, Lt Gen Robert Skinner, has described as ‘institutional silliness’.

In a public letter to accompany the 27 October launch of the strategy, Skinner set out his view of the best approach for DISA: 'Achieving our strategic vision requires consolidating and standardising IT services, adopting proactive early-warning monitoring or sensing practices, automating responses, migrating legacy services and capabilities to cloud-based offerings, and developing mobile capabilities at all classification levels so that our support to the mission is never

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Noemi Distefano


Noemi Distefano

Noemi Distefano is Shephard Media's multimedia journalist. 

She joined the company in 2019, following a …

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