DISA to help military shift toward asia, increase cybersecurity

Wednesday - 9/5/2012, 8:57am EDT

The Defense Information Systems Agency is promising to help the military shift toward Asia and increase its cyber operations.

DISA laid out its vision in a new five-year strategy. It said it will work with the U.S. Cyber Command to build up the Pentagon's cyber defenses.

DISA will try out IT enterprise solutions before pushing the Pentagon to adopt them. It will also encourage the military to move towards cloud computing and mobile devices. The agency pledges to consolidate data centers too.

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