The Open Source Movement

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Provides an overview of open source in the US DoD space.

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  • 1. The Open Source MovementAccelerating Software Development
    Joshua L. Davis
    joshua.davis@gtri.gatech.edu
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  • 3. Open Source Software
    =
    Free Software
    Libre Software
    Free/Open Source Software (FOSS or F/OSS)
    Free/Libre/Open Source Software (FLOSS)
  • 4.
  • 5. Non-Commercial Software
    Freeware
    Shareware
    !=
    Open Source Software
  • 6. Open Architecture
    Open System
    Open Interface/Standard/Format
    !=
    Open Source Software
  • 7. Remember to think of “free” as in “free speech,” not as in “free beer.”
    Richard M. Stallman (1996)
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  • 9. The United States cannot
    retreat behind a Maginot Line
    of firewalls or it will risk
    being overrun.
    Cyberwarfare
    is like maneuver warfare,
    in that speed and agility
    matter most.
    William J. Lynn III
    (2010)
    ©davidplas photography
  • 10. USER CANNOT CLEAN, FIX, MODIFY, OR UPGRADE
  • 11. Open Source Software
    =
    Increased Agility/Flexibility
    Faster Delivery
    Increased Innovation
    Information Assurance & Security
    Lower Cost
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  • 17. Open Source Software
    =
    "software for which the human-readable source code is available for use, study, re-use, modification, enhancement, and re-distribution by the users of that software"*
    *Reference: 16 October 2009 memorandum from the DoD CIO, "Clarifying Guidance Regarding Open Source Software (OSS)"
  • 18. Open Source Software
    =
    Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS)
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  • 27. Homeland Open Security Technology (HOST)
    Lead efforts of discovery, collaboration, and seedingdevelopment in open source software and practices that produce a measurable impact
  • 28. Open Source Software
    =
    Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS)
    www.mil-oss.org
    Mil-OSS WG3 · August 2011
    Homeland Open Security Technologies (HOST)
  • 29. Questions
    Joshua L. Davis
    joshua.davis@gtri.gatech.edu