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January 11, 2008  2:17 AM

Overheard: One security glitch per 1,000 lines of code

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
homeland_security_logo.jpg A US Department of Homeland Security bug-fixing scheme has uncovered an average of one security glitch per 1,000 lines of code in 180 widely used open source software projects.

Matthew Broersma, Open Source Security Bugs Uncovered

The program, called the Open Source Hardening Project, is sponsored by the DHS and carried out by Coverity and Stanford University. Launched in March 2006, the US$300,000 project was initially launched to review the code of 180 open source software projects frequently used by developers of government websites and application developers.

January 10, 2008  10:10 PM

Tour: Sun’s Project Blackbox

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January 10, 2008  8:28 PM

Tour: CNBC’s graphics SAN

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January 10, 2008  8:27 PM

Tour: Server room at the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory

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January 10, 2008  8:14 PM

Tour: Huawei Data Center

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January 10, 2008  8:09 PM

Tour: WickedInk takes you on a tour of his data center

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January 10, 2008  7:59 PM

Tour: DLR’s German National Satellite Data Center

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January 10, 2008  7:54 PM

Tour: Teklan data center

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January 10, 2008  7:47 PM

Tour: Internetwire Communications

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This is in German, but you won't have any trouble understanding the narrator.

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January 10, 2008  7:47 PM

Tour: DRFortress (formerly Equinox)

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

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