Page Survey on Security Assurance in FOSS

Members of Project

  • Sascha Rasmussen
  • Alexander Kunze
  • Andrei Haralevich


With the survey we wanted to find out which measures of assuring security are applied in Free/Open-Source Software (FOSS) projects. Security assurances are confidence building activities through structured design processes, documentation, and testing.


Please click here to go to the online survey! (no longer active)


A set of diagrams depicting some results of the survey is attached below. We are aware that the interpretation of the data is a delicate thing to do. This precarious task has not yet been completed.

Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who CommentSorted descending
diagrams.zipzip manage 286 K 01 Aug 2008 - 15:40 UnknownUser Diagrams (yet unsorted)
questionnaire.pdfpdf questionnaire.pdf manage 415 K 01 Aug 2008 - 15:41 UnknownUser Copy of the questionnaire
Topic revision: r5 - 28 Jul 2009, LutzPrechelt
  • Printable version of this topic (p) Printable version of this topic (p)