Grant Helps Fund New Developers Working on Debian GNU/Linux and FreeBSD to Improve Software Security and Control
SAN FRANCISCO, November 11, 2016 — The Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII), a project managed by The Linux Foundation that enables technology companies, industry stakeholders and developers to collaboratively identify, fund and improve the security of critical open source projects, today announced continued financial support for the Reproducible Builds Project.
CII is a multimillion-dollar project that funds and supports critical elements of the global information infrastructure. It is organized by The Linux Foundation and supported by Amazon Web Services, Bloomberg, Cisco, Dell, Facebook, Fujitsu, Google, Hitachi, HP, Huawei, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, NetApp, NEC, Qualcomm, RackSpace, salesforce.com, and VMware. Moving beyond funding projects, CII is introducing preemptive tools and programs to help the open source ecosystem and the companies who support it deploy secure coding practices. For a full list of CII grantees, please visit:https://www.coreinfrastructure.org/grantshttps://www.coreinfrastructure.org/grants.
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