Swapnil Bhartiya provides an overview of the CII Best Practices Badges Progam.
While open source projects boast of being more secure compared to proprietary solutions, the fact is not every project has resources or mechanism to ensure security. In many cases there are not enough eyeballs to render all bugs shallow.
CII enables technology companies, industry stakeholders and esteemed developers to collaboratively identify, fund and improve the security of critical open source projects.
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