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2012-10-26 11:26:30

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Coverity, the development testing leader, today announced the creation of the Coverity Security Library, an open source project available through GitHub and Maven to help developers easily fix cross-site scripting (XSS) security defects in Java web applications. This project, initiated by the Coverity Security Research Laboratory, gives developers a free, simple, secure and well-tested library of escaping and encoding functions. This will...

2012-09-30 22:20:58

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Coverity, the development testing leader, today announced the next generation of its Coverity Development Testing Platform, an integrated suite of software testing technologies for identifying and remediating critical quality and security issues during development. Coverity's newest innovation, Coverity Test Advisor, includes patent pending innovations for change impact analysis to focus unit testing on high risk code, including changed code and...

2012-09-17 22:22:01

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Coverity, Inc., the development testing leader, today announced the results of "The Software Security Risk Report," a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Coverity, to examine application security and testing practices. According to the study, web application security incidents have become increasingly common and expensive, with the majority of companies responding to the study experiencing at least one breach in the...

2012-08-28 06:31:55

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Coverity, Inc., the leader in development testing, announced today that Chris Valasek, Senior Security Researcher at Coverity, will be presenting a talk on Windows operating system security mitigations during the inaugural meeting of the Nordic Security Conference, an international information security conference to be held in Iceland. Ready Player Two - Chris ValasekWhen: Thursday, August 30, 2012 @ 1:30 PMWhere: Harpa Concert Hall and...

2012-08-21 06:25:54

NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Inc. magazine today ranked Coverity, the leader in development testing, NO. 2055 on its sixth annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy--America's independent entrepreneurs. Unified Payments tops this year's list. Coverity joins Yelp, yogurt maker Chobani, Giftcards.com, KIND and famed hatmaker Tilly's, among other...

2012-08-20 22:20:05

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Coverity, Inc., the development testing leader, today announced that the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), builder of the Curiosity Rover, used Coverity to help ensure the reliability of the mission-critical flight software guiding the successful landing of Curiosity on Mars. From the inception of the NASA Mars Science Laboratory mission, static analysis has been used by NASA JPL as a key part of the code review process to ensure the success...

2012-07-16 06:28:22

SAN FRANCISCO, July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Coverity, the leader in development testing, announced today that Chris Valasek, Senior Security Researcher at Coverity, will be co-presenting a talk on the transition of heap mitigations from Windows 7 to Windows 8 during Black Hat USA 2012, the premier information security conference. The talk titled, "Windows 8 Heap Internals," will be co-delivered by Valasek and Tarjei Mandt, Senior Vulnerability Researcher at Azimuth Security. Windows 8 Heap...

2012-07-10 06:21:14

SAN FRANCISCO, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Coverity, Inc., the development testing leader, announced today that it was named the market share leader for the embedded automated test and verification and static analysis markets according to a report from VDC Research. The 2012 report titled, "Software & System Lifecycle Management Tools Market Intelligence Service on Automated Test & Verification Tools," finds that Coverity holds 18 percent of the market for embedded automated test...

2012-06-26 06:29:51

SAN FRANCISCO, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Coverity, Inc., the development testing leader, announced today that Novell, a global provider of software and services in the field of file and network services, endpoint management solutions and collaboration products, has selected Coverity® Static Analysis as its company-wide development testing solution. As part of its ongoing engineering excellence initiative, Novell has deployed Coverity to help find and fix software defects...

2012-06-19 06:20:38

SAN FRANCISCO, June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Coverity, the leader in development testing, announced today that it has joined the GENIVI Alliance to help shape the future of software quality of In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) systems within the automotive industry. GENIVI has also joined Coverity Scan as a statement of its commitment to software quality of the GENIVI Linux-based open source IVI platform. GENIVI is a non-profit industry alliance committed to driving the broad adoption of an IVI...