Nancy Norton

U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Robert Skinner, Deputy Commander of Air Force Space Command, speaks at the 2018 Rocky Mountain Cyberspace Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado, March 6, 2018. Skinner discussed the command’s efforts to improve processes, develop personnel, and push technology forward in the cyber security field. The symposium is a national forum for industry and government to collaborate to help meet challenges of cyber security, cyber readiness, and national defense. (U.S. Air Force photo by Dave Grim)

DISA’s new director cleared by Senate

DISA's new director cleared his final hurdle to take one of the top IT roles in the military.
Robert Skinner
Maj. Gen. Robert Skinner addresses attendees of the Air Force Information Technology and Cyberpower Conference August 26, 2019. (US Air Force / Cassandra Cornwell)

Maj. Gen. Robert Skinner nominated to head DISA

If confirmed by the Senate, Skinner would also earn a rank promotion to lieutenant general.
Director, Defense Information Systems Agency / Commander, Joint Force Headquarters – Department of Defense Information Network, Vice Adm. Nancy Norton (left), speaks during a retirement ceremony for Capt. James Mills, special assistant for information warfare, Chief of Naval Operations (N2/N6), at the United States Navy Memorial. Mills retired after 29 years of honorable service. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class William Sykes)

DISA plans for more OTAs after early successes

The agency has three new OTAs coming, including an evolution of the military's joint situational awareness system.
U.S. Marine Corps Brig. Gen. Dennis A. Crall speaks to guests attending the 14th Annual C4 Awards Dinner, Arlington, Va., April 20, 2017. The C4 Awards Dinner is held annually to recognize top performing Marines and units in the C4 community. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Samantha K. Braun)

Top Pentagon cyber leadership targets ‘outcomes, results’ in 2019

“You have a set of leaders who are very impatient, including myself, that are done admiring the problem and are moving into tasking," CIO Dana Deasy said.