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Veracode to Host Webinar on Merging Network and Application Risk Assessment Techniques for Powerful Vulnerability Discovery

Veracode, Inc., the leader in cloud-based application security testing, today announced details of the upcoming webinar “Crafting Super-Powered Risk Assessments,” co-hosted by Chris Wysopal, co-founder, CTO and CISO of Veracode, and Gordon MacKay, executive vice president and chief technology officer at Digital Defense, Inc. Attendees will learn how enterprises can better understand and reduce security risks when assessing the state of network and application security.

Who: Gordon MacKay, EVP and CTO, Digital Defense, Inc.
Chris Wysopal, co-founder, CISO and CTO, Veracode

What: Traditional risk assessment techniques alone are often siloed and not effective enough to secure the enterprise. Network and application assessments respectively contribute to the overall security architecture of an organization, but by combining the two crucial tasks, enterprises can benefit exponentially—gaining increased visibility and responding more rapidly to vulnerabilities.

Join Gordon MacKay and Chris Wysopal as they discuss the benefits and challenges of network and application risk assessment methods. They will discuss how to combine these two methods for a super-charged risk assessment program.

Additional discussion topics include:

  • The impact of third party applications on the software supply chain.
  • The actions an enterprise should take when web applications and web infrastructure are found to be outdated, and the unnecessary security risk they bring to the enterprise.
  • How to determine which applications within your company’s software inventory should be tested.

When: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. ET

How: To attend the webinar, please visit: https://info.veracode.com/SuperChargedAssessments_Registration.html.

About Veracode

Veracode is the only independent provider of cloud-based application intelligence and security verification services. The Veracode platform provides the fastest, most comprehensive solution to improve the security of internally developed, purchased or outsourced software applications and third-party components. By combining patented static, dynamic and manual testing, extensive eLearning capabilities, and advanced application analytics, Veracode enables scalable, policy-driven application risk management programs that help identify and eradicate numerous vulnerabilities by leveraging best-in-class technologies from vulnerability scanning to penetration testing and static code analysis. Veracode delivers unbiased proof of application security to stakeholders across the software supply chain while supporting independent audit and compliance requirements for all applications no matter how they are deployed, via the web, mobile or in the cloud. Veracode works with customers in more than 80 countries worldwide representing Global 2000 brands. For more information, visit www.veracode.com, follow on Twitter: @Veracode or read the Veracode Blog.

About Digital Defense

Founded in 1999, Digital Defense, Inc. (DDI) is the premier provider of managed security risk assessment solutions protecting billions in assets for small businesses to Fortune companies in over 65 countries. DDI’s dedicated team of experts helps organizations establish a culture of security through regular information security assessments, awareness education and Decisive Security Intelligence. This proven method bolsters the capability of organizations to reduce risk and keep information, intellectual property and reputations secure. The combination of DDI’s certified Security Analysts, patent-pending scanning technology and proprietary cloud-based vulnerability management system, Frontline Solutions Platform, delivers the most powerful assessment results and remediation management solutions possible.

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