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CNET News: Homeland Security Helps Secure Open-Source Code

Jan 11, 2006, 15:15 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joris Evers)

"The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is extending the scope of its protection to open-source software.

"Through its Science and Technology Directorate, the department has given $1.24 million in funding to Stanford University, Coverity and Symantec to hunt for security bugs in open-source software and to improve Coverity's commercial tool for source code analysis, representatives for the three grant recipients told CNET"

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