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Summer of Open Software Security

July Digital Events recordings available now

Podcasts will be shared through August


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OpenUK Summer of Open Source Software Security: Security Advisory Board

July 27 @ 3:00 pm - July 27 @ 4:00 pm

This weeks Security Session is a Panel Session with OpenUK’s Security Advisory Board, led by Andrew Martin, Founder Control Plane and OpenUK’s Chief Technical Security Officer; Dr Jacqui Taylor, Founder Flying Binary; and Sonya Moisset, Principal Security Engineer, Snyk.

Andrew Martin – An incisive security engineering ethos gained building and destroying high-traffic web applications. Proficient in systems development, testing, and operations, he is at his happiest profiling and securing every tier of a cloud native system, and has battle-hardened experience delivering containerised solutions to enterprise and government. He is CEO at


Engaging the Public Sector in the OpenSSF Mobilization Plan

July 20 @ 3:00 pm - July 20 @ 4:00 pm

“Engaging the Public Sector In The OpenSSF”
Brian Behlendorf (born March 30, 1973) is an American technologist, executive, computer programmer and leading figure in the open-source software movement. He was a primary developer of the Apache Web server, the most popular web server software on the Internet, and a founding member of the Apache Group, which later became the Apache Software Foundation. Behlendorf served as president of the foundation for three years. He has served on the board of the Mozilla Foundation since 2003, Benetech since 2009 and the Electronic Frontier Foundation since 2013. Currently, Behlendorf serves as the General Manager of the Open Source Security Foundation.


How the Department of Defense moved to DevSecOps to move at the pace of relevance

July 13 @ 3:00 pm - July 13 @ 4:00 pm

Former U.S Air Force and Air Force Chief Software Officer – Departed October 2021

Mr. Nicolas M. Chaillan was appointed as the first Air Force Chief Software Officer (CSO), under Dr. William Roper, the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics, Arlington, VA. He was also the Co-lead for the DoD Enterprise DevSecOps Initiative (DSOP) with the Department of Defense Chief Information Officer. As the Air Force’s former senior software czar, Mr. Chaillan was responsible for enabling Air Force programs in the transition to Agile and DevSecOps to establish force-wide DevSecOps capabilities...

SBOM’s and Standards in Open Source Security

July 6 @ 3:00 pm - July 6 @ 4:00 pm

Kate has over 30 years of system software and application tools product development, production and release in the Linux/UNIX environment. Over 15 years of managing international development and quality assurance teams interacting with open source projects.

Expertise working with international teams and software architects to pragmatically and effectively integrate proprietary technologies with the open source ecosystem.

Is The Future for Secure Computer Systems Open Source?

June 29 @ 5:00 pm - June 29 @ 8:00 pm

Will our industry end up completely open source? How are tech companies already embracing open source as an ethos and practically? Will it make our systems safer and more secure? Is there an alternate future?

Hosted by renowned cybersecurity journalist and author, Geoff White, the event will begin with a keynote address by Bruce Perens, co-founder of the Open Source initiative, before other feature presentations and a panel discussion with audience Q&A on – ‘Does open sourcing code make for less vulnerable code?’

What do you think?

Perens will be joined by Amanda Brock – CEO of OpenUK, the UK...

OpenUK Summer of Open Source Security

Kate Stewart: SBOMs and Standards in Open Source Security


Nicolas M. Chaillan: How did the Department of Defense move to DevSecOps?


Brian Behlendorf: Engaging the Public Sector in the OpenSSF Mobilisation Plan


OpenUK’s Security Advisory Board

See our Security Advisory Board

Led by Andrew Martin at OpenUK, OpenUK’s CISO and founder of ControlPlane.

OpenUK is a member of OpenSSF.

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