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Secure Decisions announces the Comic-BEE ‘Cyber Savvy Educators Contest’

Secure Decisions launched the “Cyber Savvy Educators Contest,” which challenges middle school educators to create a branching web comic around the importance of strong passwords for their students. Branching web comics are graphic stories where a reader makes choices on behalf of a character, causing the story to follow a variety of branches that result in different outcomes.

2019-05-17T09:42:50-04:00May-2019|Categories: News, Press Releases|Tags: , , |

Comic-BEE Wins DHS S&T Funded Performer Award

Read full text   Comic-BEE has received the Building Tomorrow’s Workforce Award from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology (DHS S&T) Directorate’s Funded Performer Awards. DHS S&T awards this honor to a funded project that best helps develop the next generation of cybersecurity professionals. The award ceremony took place on March 19th, as part of the 2019 DHS S&T Cybersecurity and Innovation Showcase in Washington, D.C. Laurin Buchanan, Principal Investigator for Comic-BEE, attended the ceremony and accepted the award. “I am deeply honored by this acknowledgement of Comic-BEE’s broad potential on the cyber workforce pipeline, from K12 students to adults already in the workforce, including those reskilling for cyber work roles,” Ms. Buchanan said. “I am grateful for all the support and encouragement Comic-BEE has received from Doug Maughan and his [...]

2019-05-08T09:44:00-04:00Mar-2019|Categories: News, Press Releases|

Secure Decisions Demonstrates Newest Software Penetration Testing Technology at Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity Showcase

Secure Decisions, a division of Applied Visions, Inc. and a leader in cybersecurity research, will be participating in the 2019 S&T Cybersecurity and Innovation Showcase hosted by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate, March 18-20, 2019 in Washington, D.C.

2019-08-05T11:15:03-04:00Mar-2019|Categories: News, Press Releases|

Secure Decisions releases new technology to help streamline and enhance web application penetration testing

Secure Decisions, has developed a new application security testing technology, the Attack Surface Detector (ASD), that enhances and streamlines software penetration testing. Developed under the DHS S&T Directorate’s multi-year funded ASTAM (Application Security Technologies and Metrics) program.

2019-03-27T09:36:24-04:00Jan-2019|Categories: News, Press Releases|Tags: , , |

Secure Decisions receives new NSF award for cybersecurity education

Secure Decisions has received an award from the NSF under the SaTC: EDU Program. One of only ten projects funded in 2018 under this highly competitive program from NSF, the CyberMiSTS project aims to provide middle school Career and Technical Education (CTE) teachers with knowledge, skills, and tools they need to develop a cybersecurity curriculum that actively engages their students and exposes them to cybersecurity concepts and careers.

Secure Decisions wins DARPA R&D contract to discover human elements that contribute to software security

Secure Decisions has been selected by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract to research why some software developers write software that is secure and sound, while others write software applications fraught with security vulnerabilities and quality issues.

Comic-BEE to be a Featured Presentation at DHS’s 2017 Cyber Security R&D Showcase and Technical Workshop

Secure Decisions has been selected by the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate, Cyber Security Division to present their interactive cyber security curriculum development tool and research effort, Comic-BEE, at the 2017 Cyber Security R&D Showcase and Technical Workshop, scheduled for July 11-13 in Washington, D.C.

2017-07-06T10:39:29-04:00Jul-2017|Categories: Press Releases|