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Meet the Team

Anyone who sends a patch becomes one of us!


A lot about our team can be learned through our history. We started as a small group of software engineers with a passion for open source. Our first steps were supported by Red Hat, Inc. However our goal from day zero has been to engage with a community of security auditors and government specialists. At first, we failed, because we focused on rigidly following the SCAP standard. However, we learned from our mistakes, and started to listen to our users. Our mindset and focus then shifted towards making tools that address real user needs…

Do You Need Support?

All projects that are part of OpenSCAP ecosystem are open source and community developed.

Free and commercial support are both available.

You Can Contribute!

We’re always looking for more contributors – not just developers, but also testers, writers, security specialists and UX designers

Discover how you can join the project.


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