Google SoC 2008: Security Projects



Just a quick heads up in case you have been hiding under a rock..... Google's Summer of Code 2008 is officially on.

Full details at http://code.google.com/soc/2008/

Google will begin accepting student applications on Monday, March 24, 2008! Please help spread the word and encourage all eligible students to apply for one of the security related projects!

OSVDB: The Open Source Vulnerability Database:
http://osvdb.org/blog/?p=231

OSSIM: Open Source Security Information Management:
http://www.ossim.net/dokuwiki/doku.php?id=ideas

Nmap Security Scanner:
http://nmap.org/GoogleGrants.html

The Electronic Frontier Foundation/Tor Project:
https://www.torproject.org/volunteer.html.en#Projects

SoC Timeline:
http://code.google.com/opensource/gsoc/2008/faqs.html#0.1_timeline



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