Open Source Software Interviews

This project is concluded.

We want to thank all interviewees for their participation: It was a great experience to interview you for this study. We appreciate your knowledge, project information, and most importantly your valuable time that you have generously given.

We hope that with this work and your contribution, both the research and open source community are one step closer to more secure and trustworthy software.


  • Dominik Wermke | Researcher (CISPA) and PhD Student (Leibniz University Hannover).
  • PI Sascha Fahl | Tenured Faculty (CISPA) and Full Professor (Leibniz University Hannover).
  • Yasemin Acar | Research Group Leader (Max Planck Institute for Security and Privacy) and Research Professor (George Washington University).


CISPA Helmholtz-Center for Information Security

Max Planck Institute for Security and Privacy