Fortify Software announced the release of a major update to the Fortify Secure Coding Rulepacks

Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading

May 14, 2007

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PALO ALTO, Calif. -- Fortify 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 release of a major update to the Fortify(r) Secure Coding Rulepacks. The update includes the integration of intellectual property obtained from Fortify's acquisition of Secure Software as well as coverage of critical vulnerabilities, such as JavaScript Hijacking, that pose a growing threat to modern software systems.

"Hacking techniques are getting more sophisticated by the day, making it critical for organizations to develop internal expertise to stay ahead," said Fortify Founder and Chief Scientist Brian Chess. "This rulepack update reflects a significant amount of new research in Ajax technology and hacking techniques. We're very excited to be in a position to help our customers secure their Web 2.0 applications."

"In addition to Fortify's ongoing internal research, this rulepack update integrates the very best from Secure Software's CodeAssure Knowledgebase," added Jacob West, Manager of Fortify's Security Research Group. "These additions enhance our current offering and will help our customers remain ahead of the hacking community."

Fortify Software Inc.

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