jones_supa writes: Nokia Solutions and Networks, the world’s leading mobile broadband specialist, today pledged to help the OpenSSL Project in its fight against future vulnerabilities similar to the Heartbleed bug through a substantial donation, to be made over two years as their first Platinum sponsor. With its donation, NSN wants to express its gratitude to the OpenSSL Project for providing the leading open source cryptography library used across the industry. NSN will also provide the support of its Mobile Broadband Security Center facilities. These security facilities will be utilized to help safeguard both customers and the mobile network industry and to support further strengthening of the important cryptographic functionality of such software. 'We see protecting mobile broadband networks as a top priority and believe that best-in-class security can be achieved by combining the forces of market-leading experts,' said Hossein Moiin, executive vice president of Technology & Innovation at NSN. The company is also offering its industry-leading Certificate Management Protocol (CMP) client implementation to be integrated into the library. CMP is a security cornerstone of modern LTE networks, and the client implementation provided by NSN is the only usable out-of-the-box example available under a free and open source license.