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2010-09-13 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- CSO Security Standard -- Fortify Software, the market leader in Software Security Assurance (SSA) solutions, today released the results of an in-depth study with Mainstay Partners to find the true Return on Investment (ROI) of software security assurance solutions at the CSO Security Standard Conference in New York, NY. Roger Thornton, Founder & CTO of Fortify, will unveil the results of this first-of-its-kind study during his keynote presentation at...

2010-08-24 03:00:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- An in-depth survey carried out amongst 100 of the elite IT professionals attending this year's DEF CON 2010 Hacker conference in Las Vegas recently has revealed that hackers view the cloud as having a silver lining for them. And a gold, platinum and diamond one, it seems, as an overwhelming 96 percent of the respondents to the Fortify Software-sponsored poll said they believed the cloud would open up more hacking opportunities for them. This is...

2010-05-18 07:00:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Fortify® Software, the market leader in Software Security Assurance (SSA) solutions, today announced the availability of two new white papers, one business-oriented and one technical, intended to help cloud infrastructure providers and their customers understand how to unlock the full benefits of the cloud through software security. The company also announced new capabilities in its Fortify 360 and Fortify on Demand products that...

2010-05-12 07:00:00

DULLES, Va., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Cigital, the largest consulting firm specializing in software security, today announced an updated release of the "Building Security In Maturity Model" (BSIMM) study, which significantly expands the data defining benchmarks for successfully developing and growing an enterprise-wide software security initiative. Launched in March 2009, BSIMM is the industry's first and only structured set of best practices for software security based on real-world data...

2010-05-11 07:46:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- CSA Private/Public Cloud Summit -- Fortify® Software, the market leader in Software Security Assurance (SSA) solutions, today announced at the Private/Public Cloud Summit that it has joined the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) as a corporate sponsor member. Fortify is joining the CSA to support its cloud security initiatives and to help establish and promote best practices for software security in cloud computing. Fortify will also...

2010-05-04 08:00:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Fortify Software, the market leader in Software Security Assurance (SSA) solutions, today announced that the first quarter of 2010 was the strongest Q1 closing in the company's history. The company reported an almost 30 percent increase in bookings in Q1, compared to the same period last year. In addition to significant follow on orders from existing customers, Fortify's strongest quarter is highlighted by 35 new customer wins, a major technology...

2010-03-09 08:20:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Fortify® Software, the market leader in Software Security Assurance (SSA) solutions, today announced the results of a straw poll taken at the RSA Conference 2010. Based on an informal survey of 200 security professionals in attendance, Fortify's poll sought to assess the general awareness of the risk associated with insecure software, as well as the adoption of software security solutions within the enterprise. According to...

2010-02-24 17:34:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Businesses today face intense pressure to protect their organizations from the increasing threat of cybercriminals and hackers intent on leveraging weaknesses in web applications and enterprise software to gain access to valuable, sensitive corporate data. Implementing software security assurance is imperative to mitigating the business risk associated with vulnerable applications, whether built in-house, outsourced, or acquired from commercial...

2010-02-22 07:00:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Fortify® Software, the market leader in Software Security Assurance (SSA) solutions, debuted the next generation hybrid security analysis technology for testing web applications. Developed in collaboration with HP, Hybrid 2.0 enables teams across the application lifecycle to improve visibility into security risks, increase test accuracy and produce more secure web applications through new advances in correlating static and...

2010-02-02 06:00:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Fortify Software, the market leader in Software Security Assurance solutions, has named Rob Roy as its Federal Chief Technology Officer (CTO). As Federal CTO, Roy will be responsible for guiding Fortify's federal standards, policy and partnerships specifically with regard to systems integrators. "Rob is a Beltway veteran with a history of expanding public sector market-share for leading software companies and technology start-ups," said John M....


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