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The US Securing Open Source Software Act of 2022 is a step in the right direction  

By Editor - Fri Nov 18, 10:14 am

Javier Perez Contributor Share on Twitter Passionate about technology and open source software, Javier Perez is chief open source evangelist and senior director of product management at Perforce . Cybersecurity continues to be a hot topic. More and more organizations are getting hit by ransomware attacks, critical open software vulnerabilities are making news, and we’re seeing industries and governments coming together to discuss initiatives to improve software security. The U.S. government has been working with the tech industry and open source organizations such as the Linux Foundation and the Open Source Security Foundation to come up with a number of initiatives in the past couple of years. The White House Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity without a doubt kick-started subsequent initiatives and defined requirements for government agencies to take action on software security and, in particular, open source security.

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The US Securing Open Source Software Act of 2022 is a step in the right direction

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