Mil-OSS Articles, Papers & Presentations

Official Mil-OSS

An Introduction to the Mil-OSS Community
v1.0 January 22, 2012 PPTX PDF ODP


Community Contributed

Configuring Apache for Client Certificates (such as DoD CAC cards) on Red Hat Linux/CentOS
By David A. Wheeler, January 22, 2011


Policies & Memos

DoD Policy Memo - Open Source Software in the Department of Defense (Stenbit Memo)
Issued May 28, 2003

DoN Policy Memo - Department of the Navy Open Source Software Guidance
Issued June 5, 2007

DoN Instruction Memo - IM/IT Policy for Fielding of Commercial Off the Shelf Software (SECNAV5230.15)
Issued April 10 2009

Army Regulation 25-2 Information Assurance See Section II, 4-6 g
Revised March 23, 2009

DoD Policy Memo - Clarifying Guidance Regarding Open Source Software
Issued October 16, 2009

OMB Policy Memo - Open Government Directive
Issued December 8, 2009

DoD Policy Memo - Better Buying Power: Mandate for Restoring Affordability and Productivity in Defense Spending
Issued June 28, 2010


Handbooks

Acquiring and Enforcing the Government's Rights in Technical Data and Computer Software Under DoD Contracts
Released January, 2011


Government Sponsored

Open Technology Development (OTD): Lessons Learned & Best Practices for Military Software
Released May 16, 2011

NPS - Investigating the Acquisition of Software Systems that Rely on Open Architecture and Open Source Software
Released March, 2010


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