"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..."