Open Source Security Report

    Date23 May 2008
    CategoryGovernment
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    Posted ByBill Keys
    SAN FRANCISCO - May 20, 2008 - CoverityT, Inc., the leader in improving software quality and security, today announced the availability of the Scan Report on Open Source Software 2008. The Coverity Scan site was developed with support from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security as part of the federal government's 'Open Source Hardening Project.' The report is based on 2 years of analysis of more than 55 million lines of code on a recurring basis from over 250 popular open source projects with Coverity PreventT, the industry-leading static source code analysis solution. This projects seems to be on the right track in improving open-source security. What do you think? Will this project make a big impact on code quality and security?
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