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OpenSSF Announces New Memberships 

YOKOHAMA, Japan, Dec. 5, 2022 -- The Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF) a cross-industry organization hosted at the Linux Foundation that brings together the world's most important software supply chain security initiatives, today announced many new members from leading technology firms in sectors that span software development, cybersecurity, data science, platform as a service, semiconductors, finance, think tanks, academics, and more, bringing the total number of OpenSSF members over one hundred.

New general member commitments include those from Airbyte, Anaconda, Boostsecurity, ControlPlane, Cybozu, Docker, Endor Labs, FOSSA, HackerOne, Phylum, Qualys, Trail of Bits, VicOne, and AMD Xilinx. New associate members include FS-ISAC, OpenForum Europe, and Nanyang Technological University.

"We are delighted to welcome new members to the OpenSSF," says Brian Behlendorf, General Manager of OpenSSF. "As attacks continue to target critical infrastructure, both industry and governments around the world are paying attention and are proactively seeking ways to improve the security posture of the open source software we all depend on."

The latest commitments follow a productive period for OpenSSF in which the foundation has announced Sigstore general availability, new investments from Alpha-Omega, new features from Scorecards, concise guides for developing more secure software and evaluating open source software from the Best Practices Working Group, an expanded set of technical initiatives with a new End Users Working Group, Software Bill of Materials (SBOM) Everywhere Special Interest Group (SIG), Secure Supply Chain Consumption Framework SIG, and much more.

Today, OpenSSF hosts the OpenSSF Day Japan at the Open Source Summit Japan in Yokohama where community members lead sessions about ongoing work to secure the software supply chain and the future of open source security. As part of this conference, OpenSSF announces that the free Developing Secure Software training course focused on the fundamentals of developing secure software is now available in Japanese.

About OpenSSF

The Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF) is a cross-industry organization hosted by the Linux Foundation that brings together the industry's most important open source security initiatives and the individuals and companies that support them. The OpenSSF is committed to collaboration and working both upstream and with existing communities to advance open source security for all.

Source: OpenSSF

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