Get paid to improve Linux and open-source security

Linux and open-source software are much easier to secure than proprietary software. As open-source co-founder Eric Raymond pointed out with Linus’ law: “Given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow.” But it requires eyeballs looking for bugs in the first place to make it work. Jim Zemlin, the Linux Foundation (LF)’s executive director, said in the aftermath of the Heartbleed and Shellshock security fiascos: “In these cases, the eyeballs weren’t really looking.” .

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