BAE Systems Partners with Open Information Security Foundation to Provide Open Source Software Solutions


Earlier today BAE Systems announced a new partnership with the Open Information Security Foundation (OISF) to provide cost-effective, open source software solutions that are also free to the public.

The non-profit OISF was formed to build open source Intrusion Detection and Prevention Solutions.  BAE Systems is a leading systems integrator and will work with OISF to develop and sustain open source IT and cybersecurity solutions.

“As a Platinum Level Consortium Member, BAE Systems help us meet customer system integration needs and positions us to provide cost-effective full life-cycle support for OISF open source solutions,” said president of OISF, Matt Jonkman.  “Strong partnerships between government, industry, and the open source community are drivers for the best overall network security solutions.”

“In addition to being a systems integrator, we develop a number of innovative IT and cybersecurity software solutions” said Leigh Palmer, Vice President of Advanced Programs for BAE Systems’ Information Technology Cybersecurity Solutions (ITCS) business.  “Contributing our own intellectual property to OISF provides us with an economical new way to support our customers and provide them with access to critical network protection solutions.”

BAE Systems ITCS business develops, deploys and maintains mission applications focused on information sharing, knowledge management and enhanced enterprise mission IT solutions for the national and defense intelligence communities.



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