Open source software

FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2021 file photo, Fulton County Georgia elections workers process absentee ballots for the Senate runoff election in Atlanta.  When voters in Florida and Georgia request mailed ballots next year, they will have to make sure they do one more thing before sending it in: provide proof of identification.  (AP Photo/Ben Gray, File)

Postal Service agrees to provide more transparency during election season

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Postal Service settles another lawsuit stemming from the 2020 presidential election.

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Joe Castle is a recent PhD graduate from Virginia Tech, who studied federal technology policy and open source software, and is a federal employee.

When it comes to open source, culture continues to eat strategy, policy for lunch

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Open-source software is every company’s vulnerable backbone

JC Herz, national expert on open-source software and COO and founder of Ion Channel, discusses how open-source code makes up around 80 percent of all proprietary…

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Tony Scott: The MS/Github merger and federal software development

Microsoft said this week it would acquire Github … the popular cloud repository of open source software. Many federal agencies regularly contribute to…

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Amid congressional mandate to open source DoD’s software code, Code.mil serves as guidepost

The Defense Digital Service aims to help DoD’s software developers and program managers transition their code to the open source community.

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