In order to avoid duplicate effort between government agencies. The NSA have released a Puppet-based security focused tool for meeting network compliance on managed infrastructure. In a statement a representative said
- By releasing SIMP, the agency seeks to reduce duplication of effort and promote greater collaboration within the community: the wheel would not have to be reinvented for every organisation,
The actual code can be found under another group of repositories. The software is licensed under the Apache 2.0 license.