Risacher Speaks at Red Hat Symposium

Risacher Speaks at Red Hat Symposium

Dan Risacher spoke at the Red Hat Government Symposium. "Sun Tzu said agility wins and wars and, in the case of federal technology, open source enhances agility."

Open Cybersecurity Summit Call for Papers

Open Cybersecurity Summit

The Open Cybersecurity Summit, sponsored by DHS S&T Cyber Security Division and organized by Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI), is calling for papers for for its first annual summit in D.C. on October 18, 2012.

Highly Skilled People Are Key to Cyber Defense, Leaders Say

Highly Skilled People Are Key to Cyber Defense, Leaders Say

Cyber leaders told Congress that the right people in the right places with the right training are the best defense in the cyber world.

OSSI & NSA Team Up For Open Source Industry Day

OSSI and NSA Team Up For Open Source Industry Day

The Open Source Software Institute and the National Security Agency team up to host an Open Source Industry Day at Johns Hopkins University in Laurel, MD.

Conference To Address OSS Tech for Military and Government

Press Release

CHARLESTON, S.C., MAY 22-24, 2012 — The Military Open Source Software (Mil-OSS) community will hold its first Atlantic region conference (LANT1) May 22-24 in Charleston, S.C. at the SRC Conference Center.

Wanted: Military Planners Who Integrate Warfighting Cyber Ops

Wanted: Military Planners Who Can Integrate Cyber Ops Into Warfighting

NextGov reports that the Navy wants to train military planners to weave cyber operations into their conventional campaigns, contract databases indicate.

CYBERCOM Moving Toward Command Elevation

USCYBERCOM

“U.S. Cyber Command is on its way toward becoming a unified combatant command . . . increas[ing] the prominence of the command.”

Mil-OSS'ers Speak at O'Reilly OSCON Conference in Portland

Mil-OSS'ers Speak at Annual O'Reilly OSCON Conference in Portland

Several members of the Mil-OSS community were invited to speak at the annual O'Reilly Open Source Conference (OSCON) in Portland, OR

Federal CIO Lays Groundwork for Shared (OSS) First Policy

Federal CIO

"Shared-First principles and the Common Approach to making agencies future-ready creates new opportunities for industry to provide shared IT services to agencies that are more agile."

Open Source Clears Up the Military Stovepipe Mess

Open Source Clears Up the Military Stovepipe Mess

"The “real-time” ability of the software to combine data fast and automatically notify operators of data changes greatly simplifies the challenge for command and control operatives, as well as other government personnel."