Industry-Wide Initiative to Support Open Source Security Gains New Commitments

Open Source Security Foundation adds new members Citi Comcast DevSamurai HPE Mirantis and Snyk.

SAN FRANCISCO Calif. March 9 2021 OpenSSF a cross-industry collaboration to secure the open source ecosystem today announced new membership commitments to advance open source security education and best practices. New members include Citi Comcast DevSamurai Hewlett Packard Enterprise HPE Mirantis and Snyk.

Open source software OSS has become pervasive in data centers consumer devices and services representing its value among technologists and businesses alike. Because of its development process open source has a chain of contributors and dependencies before it ultimately reaches its end users. It is important that those responsible for their user or organizations security are able to understand and verify the security of this dependency supply chain.

Open source software is embedded in the worlds technology infrastructure and warrants our dedication to ensuring its security said Kay Williams Governing Board Chair OpenSSF and Supply Chain Security Lead Azure Office of the CTO Microsoft. We welcome the latest OpenSSF new members and applaud their commitment to advancing supply chain security for open source software and its technology and business ecosystem.

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