Open Source Security Foundation

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Open Source Security Foundation
Formation2020; 3 years ago (2020)
PurposeConsolidating industry efforts to improve the security of open source software
Region served
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The Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF) is a cross-industry forum for a collaborative effort to improve open-source software security.[1][2]

The list of founding governing board members includes GitHub, Google, IBM, JPMorgan Chase, Microsoft, NCC Group, OWASP Foundation and Red Hat.[3] Other founding members include GitLab, HackerOne, Intel, Okta, Purdue, Uber, and VMware.[3]

The OpenSSF is part of the Linux Foundation.[4] It is the successor to the Core Infrastructure Initiative, another Linux Foundation project.[5]

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  1. ^ "Google, Microsoft, GitHub, and Others Join the Open Source Security Foundation". Retrieved 10 August 2022.
  2. ^ "Uniting for better open-source security: The Open Source Security Foundation". ZDNet. Retrieved 10 August 2022.
  3. ^ a b "Technology and Enterprise Leaders Combine Efforts to Improve Open Source Security - Open Source Security Foundation". Retrieved 10 August 2022.
  4. ^ "OpenSSF details advancements in open-source security efforts". VentureBeat. 2022-06-21. Retrieved 2023-01-10.
  5. ^ "Home". Core Infrastructure Initiative. Retrieved 2023-01-20.

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