Put open source to work
July 16–17, 2018: Training & Tutorials
July 18–19, 2018: Conference
Portland, OR
Jacob DePriest

Jacob DePriest
Engineer, NSA

Jacob DePriest is a technical leader and open source evangelist at the National Security Agency, where he is currently focused on improving the policies, processes, and tools at NSA to enable developers to more easily contribute to and participate in the open source software community.


11:00am11:40am Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Level: Non-technical
Average rating: ****.
(4.57, 7 ratings)
The National Security Agency (NSA) uses a lot of open source software, but it’s traditionally been a challenge for developers to navigate the processes, policy, and mechanics of contributing back to the community. Jacob DePriest explains how a group of open source evangelists are trying to strengthen the open source software ecosystem at the NSA and make it a normal part of developers’ jobs. Read more.