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The Open Source Security Foundation Receives $10 Million in Funding

The Linux Foundation has announced a $10 million commitment to the OpenSSF (Open Source Security Foundation), an effort to improve the security of open source software. Funds will be raised through royalties from parent companies of OpenSSF, including Amazon, Cisco, Dell Technologies, Ericsson, Facebook, Fidelity, GitHub, Google, IBM, Intel, JPMorgan Chase, Microsoft, Morgan Stanley, Oracle, […]

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More on Google’s Secure Open Source (SOS) Program for Developers

Certainly, open source software plays an integral part in many critical infrastructure and national security systems, with recent data suggests that attacks on open-source software have increased in the last year. To answer the need, Google launched the Secure Open Source (SOS) Rewards pilot program run by the Linux Foundation with initial sponsorship of $1 […]

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Linux Foundation Survey: Companies Need Open Source Talent

Companies have long been hungry for open source savvy employees, but now, they’re starving. Learn more from a recent Linux Foundation survey about a growing need for open source talent in the workforce.
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Get Paid to Improve Linux and Open-Source Security

The Linux Foundation and allies will pay developers to help secure Linux and open-source software programs.
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Open Source Security: A Big Problem

Open source security has been a big focus of this week’s Black Hat conference, but no open source security initiative is bolder than the one proffered by the Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF). Amid discussions on the security of open source technologies like eBPF and Hadoop, OpenSSF speakers Jennifer Fernick, SVP and head of global […]

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Linux Foundation Launches Open 3D Foundation, Let the Game Begin

The Linux Foundation has announced a new project that 3D game developers will definitely be interested in. The project, called the Open 3D Foundation, will start with the new Open 3D Engine (O3DE), an updated version of Amazon’s Lumberyard game engine….

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