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Experts Raise Awareness of Application Vulnerabilities and Offer Best Practices for Developing a Successful Security Testing Programme in the Cloud

BURLINGTON near Boston, Mass. – 14 September, 2010 –Veracode, Inc., the world’s leader in cloud-based application risk management, today announced details of an upcoming webinar with independent analyst firm Bloor Research that will discuss the necessary steps for building a successful application security Programme and delivering higher-quality software to market. The session, “No Software. No Source Code. No Problem,” will discuss why security testing in the cloud is changing everything organisations took for granted about checking code for security flaws.

Who: Nigel Stanley, practice leader, IT security, Bloor Research
Matt Moynahan, CEO, Veracode

What: The explosion of malware and hacker attacks has forced enterprises to realize that application security is a surging problem. A complicating factor is the frequent use of third-party components and libraries to which enterprises have no source code. This mixed code base pushes the liability on the enterprise, resulting in an unacceptable level of security and compliance risk.
With research that found that 62percent of companies surveyed have experienced security breaches in the last 12 months that specifically exploited vulnerabilities in software, the webinar will also explore the following topics:

• How application technology changes have opened the doors to hackers
• How application security has evolved from a tool-centric approach to relying on an enterprise-wide ecosystem
• Lessons from the front lines exploring how Veracode customers are building successful application security Programmes

When: Thursday, September 16 from 3pm. – 4pm. (UK timing), 4-5pm continental European

How: To register for this complementary webinar, please visit: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/889856144 or http://www.veracode.com/events/2.html for a full calendar of Veracode events.

Participants in the session will receive a copy of the paper recently published by Bloor Research, “No Software. No Source Code. No Problem.”

About Veracode

Veracode is the world’s leader in cloud-based application risk management. With patented binary code analysis, dynamic Web assessments and developer e-learning, Veracode SecurityReview® is the most accurate and cost-effective way to independently verify application security in both internally developed applications and third-party software without requiring source code or expensive tools. Veracode provides the most simple, complete way to implement security best practices, reduce operational cost and comply with internal security policies or external standards such as OWASP Top 10, CWE/SANS Top 25 and PCI. Veracode works with global organisations across multiple vertical industries including Barclays PLC, California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS), Computershare and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). For more information, visit www.veracode.com, follow on Twitter @Veracode or read the ZeroDay Labs™ blog.

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Media Contact:
Jane Folwell
Folwell PR
phone: (44) (0)1344 845132, mobile phone (44)(0) 7950 033370
email: jane@folwellpr.co.uk

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