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» VIEW ALL POSTS May 24 2010   1:55PM GMT

Overheard talking about SmartBUY government software procurement



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
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“If I could say one sentence to Barack Obama, it would be, ‘Sir, our government’s extreme reliance on outsourcing software development to third parties is a threat to national security.’”

Marcus Ranum, Should the Government Stop Outsourcing Code Development?

Today’s WhatIs.com Word of the Day is SmartBUY.

“As an industry, we know how to provide security assurance in software and systems. But most of the time, we don’t care; commercial software, as insecure as it is, is good enough for most purposes.” – Bruce Schneier

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