NSA's new open source project is a cyber security tool

But wariness of the NSA as a software supplier will make it hard for the SIMP cyber security project to attract users

NSA's new open source project is a cyber security tool
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A tool devised by the National Security Agency to "maintain a specific security posture" is now available as an open source project -- the first offering on the agency's recently inaugurated GitHub page.

The Systems Integrity Management Platform (SIMP) tool uses the Puppet framework to ensure network systems running Red Hat Linux remain compliant with established security standards.

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