Government and Open Source's Open Relationship

Open source making strides, but government isn't monogamous

ITWorld, 10/29/12

While the U.S. government has historically leaned towards the use open source software, lately there have been a few signs to remind us the government can still very much be a proprietary software consumer. Is the love affair with open source cooling in the halls of government?

Neil Ziring, the technical director for the National Security Agency's Information Assurance Directorate made the argument at the Red Hat® Government Symposium that open source projects need to start focusing on the origins of their code to ensure it is secure.