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S/MIME Signing Git Commits

Git is cryptographically secure, but it is not foolproof. To verify that work taken from the internet is from a trusted source, Git provides a way to sign and verify work using X509 certificates. This guide will show you how to setup signing of Git commits for the operating system of your choice.

The Software Policy Template

In a joint effort of the Task Group Research Software within the scope of the Helmholtz Open Science Office a software policy template was created.

This model policy should serve as a guideline and reusable blueprint for the creation of regulations for a sustainable use and development of research software in the individual Helmholtz centers.