Representatives from the Defense Information Systems Agency presented a roadmap on mobility technologies duringÂ TechNet Augusta 2019 that took place from Aug 19Â to 23. DISA said WednesdayÂ that its Defense Mobility Classified Capability-Secret program is working on mobile devices that would allow for access to classified information.
The program aims to launch the mobile devices within 12 months. U.S. Army Maj. Nikolaus Ziegler, innovation officer at DISA’s Emerging Technologies Directorate, said the agency sees mobility as a way to determine identities andÂ verify access in military environments. Mobile devices collect data different kinds of biometric data to determine a user’s identity.
Carissa Landymore, program manager for cloud storage at DISA, presented about theÂ MilDrive data platform that provides each team with up to oneÂ terabyte ofÂ cloud space. The service is available to individuals whoÂ possess either Department of Defense credentials orÂ Non-classified Internet Protocol Router Network access.
âA mobile force demands access to data, and milDrive gives you that capability,âÂ Landymore said.
Army Maj. Gen. Garrett Yee, assistant to the director at DISA, moderated the agency’s panel during the event.