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Re: [eclipse.org-architecture-council] Security policy for GitHub projects



We could add the same file for repositories hosted on Gerrit




From: <eclipse.org-architecture-council-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx> on behalf of Jens Reimann <jreimann@xxxxxxxxxx>
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Date: Monday, 17. June 2019 at 13:59
To: "eclipse.org-architecture-council" <eclipse.org-architecture-council@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [eclipse.org-architecture-council] Security policy for GitHub projects


Hi everyone,


I just noticed that GitHub now has some kind of "security policy tool", which also allows you to write security advisories. [1]


It looks like the first step you can take, is to provide a simple "SECURITY.md" file, which explains your policy in the repository.


I think it makes sense, to provide a template for Eclipse projects, which redirects users to https://eclipse.org/security, and make it mandatory for Eclipse projects on GitHub to have such a file. The same way we have a "CONTRIBUTING.md" file.


What do you think?







Jens Reimann
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