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Measuring software quality

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In the past decade, the open source model of software
development has gained tremendous visibility and validation
though popular projects like Linux, Apache, and MySQL.
This new model, based on the “many eyes” approach, has
led to fast evolving, easy to configure software that is being used in production environments by countless commercial enterprises.

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Software Integrity in an Open Source World

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Web seminar on Software Integrity in Open Source World

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Coverity To Participate in Free and Open Source Learning Centre (FOSSLC) Debate

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Coverity Open Source Strategist David Maxwell Joins Open Source Licensing Debate with Eclipse Foundation and Alfresco

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Taking FOSS Security Seriously

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Developers of open source software projects should be just as concerned about security as anyone developing a proprietary app. However, the nature of the two development processes can be very different at times, and debate still rages about which is inherently more secure -- a secret code kept by a company, or a public one that all eyes can see.

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Coverity Advances Software Integrity Research at Top Academic Institutions

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Company Donates Industry-Leading Static Analysis Software and Expands Licensing Program

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Would you like to know about 0day defects months in advance?

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There’s a lot of discussion today about a 0day Local Linux Root exploit. http://isc.sans.org/diary.html?storyid=6820 For readers who aren’t security-savvy, that means that a user logged into a Linux system, with shell access, can bypass system security mechanisms and elevate his access to be equivalent to the system administrator (or ‘root’ user).

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Frank Kardel: Being “On-time” with Open Source Security, Part 1

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Frank Kardel is a veteran contributor to the Network Time Protocol (NTP).

Over the last 21 years, he has made significant contributions to maintain, update and secure the NTP code. Kardel is also the NTP Scan Project Leader.

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Linux Code Security, Today’s #1 Code Quality Issue and What’s Next for Software Development

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Don Marti is chair of Open Source World (previously LinuxWorld). A Linux user since 1994, Don has been a writer, editor, professional services consultant, and conference organizer. Marti walks us through Linux security from the developer perspective and shares his thoughts on today’s biggest code quality issues, open source advantages and best practices for proprietary and OSS teams.

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IBM Researcher and Postfix Maintainer, on “Open” vs. “Closed” Source Code Security

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Wietse Venema created the open source Postfix mail system in 1997 and still maintains most the system himself. Venema talks to us about the unique structure of Postfix that gives it a leg up on security, “open” vs. “closed” code and thoughts for an advanced Scan project.

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