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February 27, 2024

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Senate Homeland Security approves bills on sharing software source code among agencies, cyber workforce competition

By Jacob Livesay / February 2, 2024

The Senate Homeland Security Committee has unanimously approved legislation to require agencies to share custom-developed source code in order to avoid duplication of software contracts that serve the same purpose across government.

“Ensuring the federal government is sharing code across agencies will save taxpayers money, increase digital efficiency for government services, strengthen security and enable innovation in software. This bipartisan bill is a critical step forward in advancing the digital capacity of the federal government and will benefit Americans as...

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