OSS ecosystem

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OpenSSF: On A Mission To Improve Security Of Open Source Software

Open source software (OSS), once a niche segment of the development landscape, is now ubiquitous. This growth is fantastic for the open source community. However, as the usage of OSS increases, so do concerns about security. Especially in mission-critical applications— think medical devices, automobiles, space flight, and nuclear facilities—securing open source technology is of the utmost priority. No individual entity, whether developers, organizations, or governments, can single-handedly solve this problem. The best outcome is possible when all of them come together to collaborate. The Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF) formed to facilitate this collaboration.

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Open Source Leadership Jam 2022

Event Details
June 9, 2022 (All day)
Software Engineering Institute
4301 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 200
Arlington, VA 22203
United States

The US Government and Department of Defense (DoD) will rely on its Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs) and University Affiliated Research Centers (UARCs) along with industry to educate and put into place practical policies, guidance, processes, and technology to enact the intent of a recently released memorandum on Open Source Software (OSS). This workshop seeks to start the conversation among these entities and coordinate the means needed to elevate, objectively, the trustworthiness of not only OSS but also the entire OSS ecosystem while continuing to benefit from the speed, innovation, and transparency already seen today.

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