Written by Jackson Barnett
Efforts to expand air force‘s software development environment, Platform One, has stalled after some seniors military IT executives have raised cybersecurity concerns about the platform, FedScoop has learned.
Concerns center on officials’ understanding of the architecture, environmental policies, and a perceived lack of safety documentation. Some officials have tried to completely ban the use of code stored in one of their repositories and conversations with other services have been held up about the different levels of risk everyone is willing to take, several sources with knowledge of the FedScoop affair shared with.
The success of Platform One and replication across the military could have a huge impact on developers who need a secure coding method to have their products approved by DOD authorization officers. But to be widespread …