OpenSSF Collaborates with DARPA on AI Cyber Challenge to Secure Open Source Software

The Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF) announced today its collaboration with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) on the AI Cyber Challenge (AIxCC). The challenge aims to drive innovation at the nexus of AI and cybersecurity to create a new generation of cybersecurity tools. AIxCC brings together leading AI organizations that will work with DARPA to make their cutting-edge technology available for challenge competitors, including OpenAI, Anthropic, Google, and Microsoft. The OpenSSF will serve as challenge advisor to guide teams creating AI systems capable of addressing vital cybersecurity issues, such as the security of our critical infrastructure and software supply chains. The challenge will consist of two phases, the semifinal phase and the final phase, with the top three scoring competitors in the final competition receiving additional monetary prizes. For complete details about the competition, visit

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