November 15, 2021 in Blog

November Town Hall Recording

On behalf of the OpenSSF community and staff, thank you to everyone who joined our quarterly town hall meeting today. If you weren't able to attend the live presentation, check…
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October 25, 2021 in Blog

OpenSSF Quarterly Town Hall Announcement – UPDATED

The OpenSSF community is excited to chat more in-depth about several exciting project updates and recent announcements! We hope you'll join us for our next community Town Hall, to be…
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October 13, 2021 in Blog

The World’s Major Technology Providers Converge to Improve the Security of Software Supply Chains

Imagine you have created an open source project that has become incredibly popular.  Thousands, if not millions, of developers worldwide, rely on the lines of code that you wrote. You…
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September 27, 2021 in Blog

Announcing the OpenSSF Vulnerability Disclosure WG guide to disclosure for OSS projects

Authors: Anne Bertucio, Christopher Robinson, David Wheeler, OpenSSF Vulnerability Disclosure WG members https://github.com/ossf/oss-vulnerability-guide/blob/main/guide.md Vulnerability disclosure is the process of reporting, remediating, and communicating the details of a discovered vulnerability.  This…
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August 11, 2021 in Blog

Introducing the Allstar GitHub App

Authors: Mike Maraya, Jeff Mendoza We’re excited to announce Allstar, a GitHub app that provides automated continuous enforcement of security best practices for GitHub projects. With Allstar, owners can check…
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July 28, 2021 in Blog

July 2021 Update – New members and new resources for Best Practices and Vulnerability Disclosures underway

The Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF) community is working diligently to improve the security of the open source ecosystem. This is no small mission, so we are excited to share…
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May 14, 2021 in Blog

How LF communities enable security measures required by the US Executive Order on Cybersecurity

Our communities take security seriously and have been instrumental in creating the tools and standards that every organization needs to comply with the recent US Executive Order Overview The US…
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May 5, 2021 in Blog

Introducing the Security Reviews Initiative

Author: Michael Scovetta, on behalf of the Identifying Security Threats Working Group In addition to the Security Metrics initiative, the OpenSSF is proud to announce the Security Reviews initiative. Security…
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May 4, 2021 in Blog

May 2021 Update: OpenSSF Unveils New Security Initiative

The Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF) community is working diligently to improve the security of the open source ecosystem. This is no small mission, so we are excited to share…
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May 3, 2021 in Blog

Introducing the Security Metrics Initiative

Author: Michael Scovetta, on behalf of the Identifying Security Threats Working Group The OpenSSF would like to announce the initial release of the Security Metrics initiative. The primary objective of…
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April 14, 2021 in Blog

Upcoming OpenSSF Town Hall on May 3, 2021

The OpenSSF community has been working diligently to improve the security of the open source ecosystem. We would like to share all of the great work that is happening and…
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February 3, 2021 in Blog

Upcoming OpenSSF Town Hall on February 22

The OpenSSF community has been working fast and furious since its formation last year to improve the security of the open-source ecosystem. We all know this is no small mission…
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January 28, 2021 in Blog

January 2021 Update: New Technical Vision Informs Working Group Progress 

The OpenSSF community has been working fast and furious since its formation last year to improve the security of the open source ecosystem. We all know this is no small…
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January 27, 2021 in Blog

Digital Identity Attestation Roundup

Author: Kim Lewandowski, on behalf of the Digital Identity Attestation Working Group We kicked off the first Digital Identity Attestation Working Group meeting under the OpenSSF in August, 2020. The…
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December 9, 2020 in Blog

Introducing the OpenSSF CVE Benchmark

Author: Bas van SchaikToday, at Black Hat Europe, the Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF) unveiled its latest initiative: the OpenSSF CVE Benchmark. The benchmark consists of vulnerable code and metadata…
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November 23, 2020 in Blog

OpenSSF Town Hall Recording: Now Available!

The video recording of the Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF)  “Public Town Hall” meeting of November 9, 2020 is now available! This meeting shares updates and celebrates accomplishments during the…
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November 6, 2020 in Blog

Security Scorecards for Open Source Projects

Author: Kim Lewandowski, Google Product Manager One of the first things I wanted to do when the OpenSSF launched was help people make better decisions about security when consuming open…
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October 29, 2020 in Blog

Announcing: Secure Software Development EdX course, Sign Up Today!

The Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF) has developed a trio of free courses on how to develop secure software. These courses are part of the Secure Software Development Fundamentals Professional…
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October 21, 2020 in Blog

OpenSSF Public Town Hall – November 9 2020, 10am Pacific

Please join us for the first-ever OpenSSF Town Hall Meeting on November 9, 2020 from 10 AM to 12 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada). In this meeting, we will…
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October 7, 2020 in Blog

OpenSSF seeks Security Community Individual Representative for Governing Board

The Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF) is accepting nominations for the Security Community Individual Representative seat on our Governing Board. The nomination period is open until October 23 2020, after…
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