August 18, 2015

Linux Foundation’s Core Infrastructure Initiative Seeks Community Input On New Security-Focused Badge Program

The Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII), a project managed by The Linux Foundation that enables technology companies, industry stakeholders and esteemed developers to collaboratively identify and fund critical open source projects in need of assistance, today announced it is developing a new free Badge Program, seeking input from the open source community on the criteria to be used to determine security, quality and stability of open source software.

The first draft of the criteria is available on GitHub and is spearheaded by David A. Wheeler, an open source and security research expert who works for the Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)...

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