U.S. Department of Defense Announces Open-Source Conference
Nov 14, 2007, 15:15 (0 Talkback[s])
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"It wasn't very long ago that open-source developers struggled
to make the market believe that open source was secure, ready for
prime-time adoption, etc. Now the debate has shifted to
demonstrating just how widespread adoption is and and pointing to
case studies of how to get the most from open source.
"Enter the U.S. Department of Defense's Open IT Conference
(December 11-12 in Washington, D.C.). The conference is a bit
different from others, in that so much of the United States'
security rides on open-source adoption, as Brigadier General
Nickolas G. Justice notes..."