Linux Foundation’s CII Continues to Fund Open-Source Security Efforts

While the CII was created in the aftermath of Heartbleed, which is a flaw in the open-source OpenSSL project, the scope is much wider than just one project. One of the most recent projects to benefit from the CII is the GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG) email encryption technology, which is developed largely by developer Werner Koch.

“The Linux Foundation identified the need to support Werner Koch months ago and committed $60,000 to his work in January,” Zemlin told eWEEK.

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