Linux security a national matter

Thursday, 12 January 2006, 1:25 AM EST

U.S. taxpayers are now helping to improve open source software code and security thanks to a grant issued by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Stanford University, Symantec and source code analysis firm Coverity are the three recipients of a DHS grant called "Vulnerability Discovery and Remediation Open Source Hardening Project." The grant will pay $1.24 million over three years.

At internetnews.

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