This page is to show our commitment to our goals, and how far we have come from the beginning of the organization.


OSTIF has had a long journey. From a list of problems on a sheet of paper to a worldwide coalition of people and businesses working together to create a safer digital world for all of us.

Our Accomplishments:

May 2015 – Open Source Technology Improvement Fund, Inc. is officially founded. Work begins on our framework, designing the website, planning our strategy, and documenting everything we do for total transparency.

February 2016 – The OSTIF is recognized as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization in the United States, officially making us a tax-exempt and tax-deductible charity.

July 2016 – OSTIF completes funding for its first fund raiser for VeraCrypt 1.18.

October 2016 – OSTIF in partnership with QuarksLab completes its first audit locating 26 vulnerabilities including 8 high/critical vulnerabilities.

December 2016 – OSTIF completes funding for an audit of OpenVPN 2.4.0 by forming a coalition of 33 companies and hundreds of individuals who came together for the common good.

April 2017 – OSTIF in partnership with QuarksLab completes the audit of OpenVPN 2.4.0 locating 5 vulnerabilities including 2 high/critical vulnerabilities.