Apr
27
2014

Linux Foundation responds to Heartbleed with Core Infrastructure Initiative

The Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII) is the software industry’s response to the Heartbleed vulnerability. I read OpenSSL Foundation president Steve Marquess’s recent blog post before the announcement of the CII that explained that his foundation typically received a meager $2,000 per year in donations and maybe as much as a $1 million per year in support contracts. I really hope the half-million sites that use OpenSSL would get out their checkbooks and donate to pay for independent pen testing and code reviews.

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About the Author: Arnfried Walbrecht

state-certified engineer in process automation and energy technology tech- savvy Japan aficionado and I also f***ing love science

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