Cybersecurity

DHS Funds Tech to Root Out Malware in Government Mobile Apps

The tool, developed with Red Hat, is one of several the department is touting at the RSA Cybersecurity conference.

IT Modernization

Defense Department (Re)Launches Open Source Software Portal

The Code.mil open source initiative got a makeover and a new website: Code.mil.

Data

The Source Code for the iPhone Leaked Online

Researchers believe the code to be real, and could be a significant security leak

Ideas

What Happens When You Can't Share or Access Your Own Data?

Agencies can avoid vendor lock-in with hybrid open source software.

CIO Briefing

White House Launches Revamped Website

The new site is designed to match private sector quality, a senior administration official says. 

Data

Outraged Programmers Forced a Rare Concession From Facebook on Its Open-Source Software

Facebook’s open-source software is wildly popular among developers and has been used to build countless websites.

CIO Briefing

Pentagon Launches Open-Source Experiment

Code.mil would let the public contribute to unclassified code written by federal employees.

Data

Education Dept. Builds Show and Tell Space for Developers

There's a new GitHub repository for anything built with Education Department data.

Ideas

Creating a More Secure and High-Quality Open-Source Supply Chain

There are a few strategies agency administrators can adopt to help their open-source supply chains remain secure and reliable.

Emerging Tech

To Dodge Regulators, Self-Driving Car Startup Released All Its Code for Free

What’s not available? The wealth of data necessary for the algorithms to actually function.

IT Modernization

Patent Office Joins Open Source Movement

The office has published the source code for an app that lets users track the status of trademarks.

CIO Briefing

White House Launches Federal Software Code's New Home

U.S. Chief Information Officer Tony Scott unveiled Code.gov on Thursday.

CIO Briefing

Here’s How the Pentagon Wants to Use Social Media On the Battlefield

Artificial intelligence will weave open-source and satellite data into useful intelligence in real time, the Pentagon’s No. 2 says.

Emerging Tech

Agencies Try a Tool That Digs Up What Google Doesn't

Parts of the government are using a deep web search engine that teaches itself to return better search results.

Emerging Tech

Elon Musk’s OpenAI Is Using Reddit to Teach AI to Speak Like Humans

The goal of this project is to allow a robot to become smart enough to not only recognize speech, but to also use the data it gathers to formulate appropriate responses on its own.