The OSPO Alliance launched by OW2, Eclipse Foundation,Foundation for Public Code and OpenForum Europe will promote the OSPO methodology developed by the OW2 Good Governance initiative.
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Project of the month: AuthzForce

Now in version 17.1.1, AuthzForce enjoys a Market Readiness Level at 6. Providing an Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC) framework, compliant with the OASIS XACML standard v3.0, it mostly consists of an authorization policy engine and a RESTful authorization server.

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OW2con'21 is over now, many thanks to all attendees, speakers for your participation and to our sponsors for their support! The videos are available now on the conference website. 



THE INTERNET, July 27, 2021 - The OSPO Alliance today announced that major international open source contributors, including Red Hat, Microsoft and Orange, have signed up to participate in the Alliance’s activities and in OSPO.Zone.



The 2021 OW2 Best Project Awards goes to LDAP Tool Box in the category Community, to XWiki in the category Market and to Zenroom in the category Technology. 



Next instalment of the webinar series we launched in cooperation with the Eclipse Foundation to introduce european software research projects that help shape the future of open source software and the IT industry.



Open Source Experience (OSXP) is the new key European event. OW2 will participate  both in the conferences and in the exhibition with a Community booth. 


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