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March 2017
03/30/2017 Workforce accomplishments recognized during DISA and JFHQ-DODIN annual awards ceremony
DISA and Joint Force Headquarters – DOD Information Networks (JFHQ-DODIN) held their annual awards ceremony March 30 at DISA headquarters.

Employees around the world gathered in-person and virtually to recognize military and civilian individuals and teams for their outstanding achievements during the 2016 calendar year.

03/30/2017 Symposium provides women-owned small businesses advice, networking opportunities
More than 65 women-owned small businesses (WOSB) took part in an event hosted by the Defense Information Systems Agency’s Office of Small Business Programs at the agency’s Headquarters on Fort George G. Meade, Maryland, March 24.

The symposium, titled “Business Smart, Business Savvy: Women Boldly Blazing Brilliant Solutions,” provided an opportunity for attendees to learn about the basic requirements to do business with the federal government, what WOSBs need to do to get noticed by government agencies, and how teaming up with large-to-mid-sized businesses can benefit them.
03/29/2017 New cyber assessment program focuses on operational risk
A new cyber assessment program, known as a Command Cyber Operational Readiness Inspection (CCORI), focuses on providing combatant commands and federal agencies with a greater understanding of the operational risk their missions face because of their cybersecurity posture.
03/28/2017 Training sessions offer guidance for DISN connection approval process
Live and recorded trainings are available for DOD and non-DOD entities seeking to establish, re-accredit, or re-certify their connections to the Defense Information Systems Network (DISN).

Mission partners are provided with the policy and process information needed to reduce or eliminate processing delays caused by inaccurate or incomplete information.
03/24/2017 Air Force ROTC cadets visit DISA, receive mission overview
Cadets from the University of Massachusetts Amherst Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps Detachment 370 received career advice and an overview of the Defense Information Systems Agency during their visit to the combat support agency’s headquarters on Fort George G. Meade, Maryland, March 20.

03/23/2017 Women’s History Month: DISA’s own trailblazer speaks to workforce
A Women’s History Month observance event, hosted by the Defense Information Systems Agency’s Resource Management Center director and comptroller, Sannadean C. Sims, was held at the agency’s Fort George G. Meade headquarters March 21.