Coverity Awarded DHS Grant for Daily Security Audits of Open Source Software Projects

Coverity, Inc., a leading provider of source code analysis solutions, has been awarded a three-year grant by the Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate to conduct daily security audits of more than 40 leading open source software projects. Coverity Prevent, the company's flagship product, will be used to find vulnerabilities in software such as Apache, FreeBSD, GTK, Linux, Mozilla, MySQL, PostgreSQL and many others. The audit results will be published daily on the Web and are intended to help the development community, industry and government identify and correct security vulnerabilities in some of the most important and widely-used software in the world.