Coverity Scan Security Spotlight

Shell Shock, Heartbleed and Apple’s “goto fail” have all made recent headline news. Learn about what other security defects  we found in leading open source projects. Since adding Coverity Security Advisor to the Coverity Scan service, we’ve found almost 4,000 defects across more than 150 projects.

Read the new Coverity Scan Security Spotlight to learn:

  • The most common OWASP Top 10 issues in open source projects
  • Specific types of defects found in one high profile big data project
  • The importance of identifying security sensitive components including authentication and authorization functions as well as cryptographic code.


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About Scan

The Coverity Scan™ service began as a public-private sector research project, focused on open source software quality and security. Initiated in 2006 with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Coverity now manages the project, providing our development testing technology as a free service to the open source community to help them build quality and security into their software development process. Register your open source project for the Coverity Scan service, and follow us on Twitter to get the latest updates.