Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII) Open Source Software Census II Strategy

October, 2017
IDA document: D-8777
FFRDC: Systems and Analyses Center
Type: Documents
Division: Information Technology and Systems Division
David A. Wheeler, Jason N. Dossett See more authors
This paper proposes a strategy for quantitatively identifying the most important open source software (OSS) projects among the millions managed by language-level package managers and, of those, identifying the ones most needing security-related investments.