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Re: DHS helping to secure open source code
From: Shawn Merdinger <shawnmer () gmail com>
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2006 09:13:10 -0800

Nice to see...but let's be realistic..1.24 million over three years is
chump change...that's under US $1200 per day...so a couple of grad
students get funded...big whoop :)

Thanks,
--scm


On 1/17/06, Saqib Ali <docbook.xml () gmail com> wrote:
For people who doubt the secure coding practices in open source projects:

http://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2006/01/dhs_funding_ope.html
http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1895,1909946,00.asp
http://news.zdnet.com/2100-1009_22-6025579.html

DHS is funding the security analysis of the source-code for the
following OpenSource applications:

Apache, BIND, Ethereal, KDE, Linux, Firefox, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, OpenSSL
and MySQL

--
Saqib Ali, CISSP
http://www.xml-dev.com/blog/
"I fear, if I rebel against my Lord, the retribution of an Awful Day
(The Day of Resurrection)" Al-Quran 6:15

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