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Upcoming National Science Foundation report to consider incentives for open source software security

By Sara Friedman / September 20, 2022

The National Science Foundation will publish its findings this month from an investigation into ways to make open source software development more secure, including “behavioral and economic” incentives for organizations, according to NSF official Daniela Oliveira.

The report is designed to fulfill one of three lines of effort from the Office of the National Cyber Director on open source software. The other two topic areas look at how Software Bill of Materials can drive software transparency, and work with “cyber...

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