Fortify Software announced the immediate availability of Fortify SCA 4.5

Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading

May 1, 2007

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PALO ALTO, Calif. -- FortifyR Software Inc., the market-leading provider of security products that help companies identify, manage and remediate software vulnerabilities to mitigate risks in enterprise security, today announced the immediate availability of FortifyR SCA 4.5, which includes features that enable development, audit and information security teams to identify and fix security vulnerabilities early and with less effort. The latest edition of Fortify's award-winning software security suite expands on its proven industry leading record of identifying and eliminating the most security vulnerabilities, and introduces the industry's most advanced reporting features, enabling intelligent drill-down capabilities, to give security teams precise details regarding coding trends and status. Fortify SCA 4.5 also adds more regulatory compliance reports to offer the most comprehensive details in the industry. Developers and security auditors will also reduce r emediation time with a new analysis trace GUI that graphically represents security flaws discovered by the Fortify static analysis engine.

"Enterprises need precise metrics to effectively implement secure development lifecycles, as well as meet compliance mandates such as PCI and FISMA," said Barmak Meftah, Fortify's vice president of products and services. "The latest version of Fortify SCA provides significant enhancements based on the experience from our multi-industry, wide-ranging deployments across the globe."

Fortify SCA 4.5 equips development, audit and information security teams with the industry's strongest reporting and metrics capabilities. Specifically, several out-of-the-box reports will help track progress toward developing secure code, such as reporting on OWASP top-10 issues. Fortify SCA also now supports the creation of customized report with a simple, wizard-based approach. For enterprises concerned with compliance initiatives such as PCI or FISMA, Fortify SCA now comes with pre-built reports to help enterprises quickly gauge progress against mandates. Moreover, developers will remediate security issues even faster with Fortify SCA's new graphical interface to visually describe the vulnerabilities uncovered.

"Fortify Source Code Analysis 4.5 delivers enhanced performance and advanced features, providing developers with the confidence that their software is secure and therefore complete, long before the product goes out the door," Meftah added. "These new features further enhance Fortify's position within the industry, of offering feedback during the coding process to better support development and security organizations from the desktop to the enterprise."

Fortify Software Inc.

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