August 9, 2008

Coverity's open source code audit efforts are funded by the US government (video)

Author: Robin 'Roblimo' Miller

Coverity famously
helps open source projects audit their code and eliminate
security holes and other bugs, and earns its corporate
income by selling software that does the same thing to
proprietary software companies. Few seem to realize,
though, that Coverity started doing free open source code
audits because it got a grant from the US Department of
Homeland Security. Coverity's David Maxwell explains.

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