Memory safety for the Internet's most critical infrastructure

Initiatives

From our blog

February 8, 2024

Automating Releases for Bindgen

An update about improving Bindgen from our partners at Ferrous Systems.

January 4, 2024

Securing the Web: Rustls on track to outperform OpenSSL

A focus on performance with a strong benchmarking system makes Rustls an attractive and memory safe option for TLS.

December 28, 2023

A Year-End Letter from our Vice President

A summary of how ISRG’s three projects, Let’s Encrypt, Divvi Up, and Prossimo continue to improve security and privacy.

November 3, 2023

Tectonics 2023: a Productive Convening to Accelerate Memory Safety

Our first memory safety event generated enthusiasm, ideas, and action toward a more memory safe future.

October 5, 2023

Announcing Hickory DNS

We are proud to announce that Trust-DNS has a new name!

Get Involved

Being part of ambitious work like Prossimo is easier than you might think: 100% of our funding comes from charitable donations from companies and people like you.

When you support Prossimo, you’re helping to create a future for the Web that is more memory safe and more secure - and that benefits everyone using it!

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Bring greater security to your organization by advocating for memory safe code in your organization!

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Prossimo works to connect maintainers behind the Internet's most critical pieces of software with the people and organizations who want to see Internet security move forward by adopting memory safe languages. Here's the simple framework of how Prossimo works:

  1. Identify an initiative that's a good fit for Prossimo
  2. Seek funding for the initiative
  3. Commence the initiative

By funding, you can support this important work!

Contact us to learn about upcoming Prossimo initiatives: donate@abetterinternet.org

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Donor Advised Funds

Recommend a donation to Internet Security Research Group (our parent org) from your gift fund. 100% of your donation will go to support a secure and privacy-respecting Internet.