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Submission + - Feds offer $20M for critical open source energy network cybersecurity tools (networkworld.com) 1

coondoggie writes: "The US Department of Energy today said it would spend $20 million on the development of advanced cybersecurity tools to help protect the nation's vulnerable energy supply. The DOE technologies developed under this program should be interoperable, scalable, cost-effective advanced tools that do not impede critical energy delivery functions, that are innovative and can easily be commercialized or made available through open source for no cost."
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Feds offer $20M for critical open source energy network cybersecurity tools

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  • ...in other words "we need to upgrade our hopelessly out of date security infrastructure and any proprietary vendor would cost waaaaaay more than $20m so now we're looking for some gullible open source freetards who are ingorantly happy to produce miles of decent code for a pittance"

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