Tag Archives: Github

GSA’s 18F, FEC Add New Tools to Campaign Finance Data Website Through ‘Agile’ Methods, User-Centered Design

The General Services Administration’s 18F organization has collaborated with the Federal Election Commission to incorporate new tools to FEC’s legacy website designed to help users access and explore finance data related to political campaigns. Leah Bannon and Noah Manger wrote in a blog entry published Tuesday that 18F and FEC used a …

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FedScoop: GSA 18F Team Starts to Build Bug Bounty Program for Federal Agencies

The General Services Administration‘s 18F digital services team has started to develop a bug bounty program that will provide cash incentives for hackers that discover cybersecurity flaws in federal agencies’ systems, Fedscoop reported Monday. Billy Mitchell writes 18F worked on the platform to host “bounties as a service” that will offer $3,500 in prizes to hackers …

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Treasury Releases Federal Spending Data Reporting Standards

The Treasury Department has completed and released the final data format designed to standardize reporting of federal spending data in compliance with the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014, the Data Coalition reported Monday. The department posted the DATA Act Information Model Schema v1.0 on its Federal Spending Transparency’s …

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GSA’s 18F Assembles Open Source Code Repositories on GitHub

The General Services Administration‘s 18F organization has assembled repositories that contain open source code on its GitHub account in an effort to help federal government employees reuse the code for their work and personal use. Britta Gustafson, content designer at 18F, wrote in a blog post published Wednesday that the code …

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18F Offers ‘Federalist’ Platform for Agency Website Development

The General Services Administration‘s 18F organization has developed the Federalist platform to help government agencies build static websites through the use of automation. Melody Kramer writes in a post published Tuesday that the White House Social and Behavioral Sciences Team has used the platform to develop its new website and provided feedback to …

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NSA Releases New Open Source Cyber Tool; Linda Burger Comments

The National Security Agency has rolled out a new cybersecurity tool intended to help the public and private sectors build up their cyber postures. NSA said Thursday it has shared the systems integrity management platform on its GitHub account as an open source service. “The open-source community can leverage the …

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