Google will allocate $ 1 million for the security of open source software

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The primary goal of the SOS program will be to ensure that projects are protected from attacks on the supply chain.

Google has announced a new funding pilot program, under which the company will provide $ 1 million to strengthen the security of critical open source projects. The Secure Open Source (SOS) program will be managed by the Linux Foundation, while the money will be provided by the Google Open Source Security Team (GOSST).

Through the program, Google plans to sponsor project developers so that they can invest in solutions to harden their code. First of all, projects that are widely used in many industries and play a key role in the software ecosystem will receive funding.

SOS’s primary focus will be to ensure that projects are protected against attacks on applications and the supply chain.

As reported on the official website of the initiative, the SOS commission will be interested in solutions to accomplish tasks such as:

Strengthening the security of the software supply chain, including CI /

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