NGA joins GitHub, offers code to help disaster response

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We read this press release with pleasure and have deep respect for the incredibly hard work required to achieve the kinds of success demonstrated here. It is not easy to get things like this done in government. From: the NGA pless release at http://ctolink.us/PYD2IQ NGA joins GitHub, offers code to help disaster response April 11, 2014 […]

Coursera Course On Data Science Tools: Can you really know a tool unless you have used it?

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I believe every enterprise CTO develops a knack for asking hard questions about software, including its functionality, how to install/configure/maintain it and how well it will work with other enterprise capabilities. Enterprise CTOs are also quick to seek information on how well software works with identity management/policy management systems and how well it scales.  In […]

GitHub hires government focused employee, Companies want Lawsuit Shield to share Cyber Threat Data and more

Here are the top cyber news and stories of the day. GitHub hires first government-focused employee – GitHub has recently announced the hiring of their first government focused employee. GitHub offers social coding, which opens the development process. “former White House Presidential Innovation Fellow Ben Balter will join its team to focus on state, local […]

Github: Social Coding and Distributed Software Management

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GitHub helps people build better software, together. GitHub is a social network for programmers. Git is a distributed software management program created by Linus Torvalds, originally for the Linux Kernel Development. GitHub is a hosted Git repository. Github allows you to take part in collaboration by forking projects, sending and pulling requests, and monitoring development. Powerful […]

Feds OK first FedRAMP firm, Congress trims the spy budget and more

Happy back to work day folks! Here are the top cyber stories of the day. Naval Reactor Program needed to consider more options for business system - a recent OIG report found that The Naval Reactors Program failed to report spending of more than $10 million or adequately consider commercial off-the-shelf solutions when it improved its Enterprise […]

Ozone Widget Framework to be on GitHub, GAO sees $2.3B in undeserved justification and more

Here are the top cyber news and stories of the day. Ozone Widget Framework to be on GitHub now by year’s end - The Ozone Widget Framework is an open source project that allows developers to create lightweight applications that draw from pooled data. This has been bogged down in clearance issues, but has gone through […]