2023 Cloud Native Computing Foundation Audit Impact Report

We at OSTIF are excited to announce the 2023 Cloud Native Computing Foundation Audit Impact Report. This is the second year of the program between the two organizations, which combines funding and projects from the CNCF with OSTIF’s auditing resources to synthesize security engagements. Over the last two years, this collaboration…

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50th Audit Milestone

Open Source Technology Improvement Fund (OSTIF) is beyond proud to announce the completion of our 50th security audit. Since 2015, the nonprofit organization has worked to provide actualized security support to open source projects in a way that is transparent, public, and impactful. We work with open source projects that…

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The Buzz about Mosquitto ‘s Security Audit!

Open source project Mosquitto underwent a security audit with OSTIF and Trail of Bits in collaboration with the Eclipse Foundation. The project, which is a message broker for the MQTT protocol, is designed to connect the Internet of Things. Projects that are open to the internet have increased landscape exposure…

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In-Flux-ible on bugs- Flux undergoes Security Audit with OSTIF and Trail of Bits

OSTIF is proud to announce the publication of a security audit on the Kubernetes cluster tooling Flux in collaboration with Trail of Bits. Performed over four engineer weeks, this is the second security audit with OSTIF that Flux has undertaken, the first having taken place in November 2021. Repeated security…

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RustVMM Security Audit with OSTIF is Complete!

OSTIF is pleased to announce the completion of a security audit of the open source project RustVMM in collaboration with X-41 D-Sec GmbH, with funding by Amazon Web Services. The project offers crates to build customized Virtual Machine Monitors (thus, VMM), which can be vulnerable to malicious actors through its…

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Bugs? Search Me!- OpenSearch Security Audit Completed!

OSTIF and X41-Dsec collaborated with OpenSearch on a security audit on v. 2.8.0 of the open source search engine. As a search engine, this project handles sensitive data and therefore security is of utmost importance to project users, maintainers, and community. The main objective of this security audit was to…

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