Black Hat: Software Vulnerability Index making progress

Friday, 2 March 2007, 1:20 AM EST

Security experts working on the CWE (Common Weakness Enumeration) project claim that the initiative to create a central resource of software vulnerabilities for developers is gaining momentum.

Sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and maintained by a team of workers at nonprofit Mitre and other security professionals, the ongoing effort is roughly four months shy of publishing a final draft of its vulnerability encyclopedia, said leaders of the project.

At Computerworld.

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