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Bipartisan Senate bill aims to safeguard open source software

September 22, 2022

Via: FCW

The top Democrat and Republican on the Senate Homeland Security Committee have introduced new legislation aiming to protect open-source software from cyberattacks while evaluating how federal agencies throughout the government are using open source code.

The Securing Open Source Software Act would provide a series of new directives for the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency to hire open-source experts and develop a framework to assess open-source code risks within one year.

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