Linux Foundation Launches Badge Program to Boost Open Source Security

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The Linux Foundation has released the first round of CII Best Practices badges as part of a program designed to improve the quality and security of open-source software.

Announced on Tuesday, the non-profit said the Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII), a project which brings tech firms, developers and stakeholders together to create best practice specifications and improve the security of critical open-source projects, has now entered a new stage with the issue of CII badges to a select number of open-source software.

The early badge owners include Curl, GitLab, the Linux kernel, OpenBlox, OpenSSL, Node.js and Zephyr.

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