DISA is Merging Its Cyber Operations Into a Single Cloud-Based Platform

The Pentagon is planning to consolidate its various cybersecurity capabilities into a single platform that would give digital defenders a bird’s-eye view of the department’s entire digital ecosystem.

The Defense Information Systems Agency is looking for vendors to build a cloud-based enterprise platform that would act as a hub for all cybersecurity operations across the Department of Defense Information Network, or DoDIN. By bringing together the department’s disparate cyber capabilities into one place, the platform, called the Unified Situational Cyber Awareness capability, would let personnel rapidly analyze cyber information and coordinate defenses across the department.

The system would also connect to U.S. Cyber Command’s Unified Platform to enable “full-spectrum cyberspace operations,” according to DISA officials. The agency would also use the tech support digital security efforts within the National Security Agency and the department’s various combatant commands and services, they said.

“The UCSA environment will provide a secure,

... read more at: https://www.nextgov.com/cybersecurity/2019/09/disa-merging-its-cyber-operations-single-cloud-based-platform/159739/

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