[PLUG-TALK] Open source election software from MS. Trustworthy?

Dick Steffens dick at dicksteffens.com
Tue May 7 14:52:31 PDT 2019


On 5/7/19 8:14 AM, Paul Heinlein wrote:
> On Mon, 6 May 2019, Dick Steffens wrote:
>
>> Is MS open source software trustworthy?
>>
>> https://hosted.ap.org/article/7e78189c21ce4a7cb7cb73432705c3ca/microsofts-offers-software-tools-secure-elections 
>>
>
> MS contracted with my former employer, Galois (I was employee number 
> 25), here in Portland for that work. The folks at Galois care very 
> deeply about writing secure code that does nothing other than what it 
> should do. Whatever you think about Microsoft, be sure that the Galois 
> contribution will be state of the art.

I feel better about it now. Thanks for the background.

-- 
Regards,

Dick Steffens



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