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Linux.com: DHS Gears Up for Research Phase of Open Source Bug Hunt

Dec 11, 2006, 17:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Stutz)

"It's been nearly a year since the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the 'vulnerability discovery and remediation open source hardening project,' a $1.24 million, three-year grant through its research and development arm, the Directorate for Science and Technology. Now, the security project is entering its research phase.

"'The idea behind the project was to do an initial review of a number of open source packages using a tool that was originally developed by Stanford and then commercialized by Coverity,' says Dr. Douglas Maughan, program manager at DHS..."

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