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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+00:00 Jul-2017|Categories: Press Releases|

Secure Decisions to Develop Comic-Based Cyber Security Education Tool

Secure Decisions, a division of Applied Visions, Inc. and an industry leader in cyber security awareness, has been sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate, Cyber Security Division to continue development of Comic-BEE, an interactive cyber security education tool.

Secure Decisions to Evaluate Effectiveness of Visualizations for Cyber Defense

Secure Decisions, the cyber security division of Applied Visions, Inc. and a recognized leader in applying visualization techniques to overcome cyber challenges, has been selected by the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) for a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract to transform cyber data into human-centered visualizations.

2017-04-27T12:00:35+00:00 Feb-2017|Categories: News, Press Releases|

Secure Decisions to Develop Advanced Application Security Threat Management System

Secure Decisions, a division of Applied Visions, Inc. and an industry leader in cybersecurity situation awareness, has been selected by the Department of Homeland Security to lead the development of a new cyber threat management system for application software. The Application Security Threat Attack Modeling (ASTAM) program will produce an integrated, open source system that will increase the accessibility of web application security.

2017-04-27T12:00:35+00:00 Nov-2016|Categories: News, Press Releases|

Code Dx Named Finalist in Info Security Product Guide’s 12th Annual 2016 Global Excellence Awards

(UPDATE:  February 29, 2016 – Code Dx, Inc. was awarded the Silver Winner in the “Startup of the Year” category!)     NORTHPORT, N.Y. – February 22, 2016 – Code Dx, Inc., a provider of an award-winning suite of fast and affordable tools that help software developers, testers and security analysts find, prioritize and manage software vulnerabilities, today announced that it has been named as a finalist for the Info Security Product Guide’s 12th Annual 2016 Global Excellence Awards in the “Startup of the Year” category. Info Security Products Guide, the industry’s leading information research and advisory guide, will honor the winners in San Francisco on February 29, 2016 during an annual awards dinner and presentation. These prestigious global awards recognize security and IT vendors with advanced, groundbreaking products and solutions that are helping set [...]

2017-01-12T13:37:36+00:00 Feb-2016|Categories: News, Press Releases|

Code Dx Version 1.6 Empowers Developers to Identify Software Vulnerabilities Before Hackers Can Attack

Integration with Visual Studio, Eclipse, Git, and Jenkins enables the identification of weaknesses throughout the software development lifecycle NORTHPORT, NY, January 29, 2015 – Code Dx, a provider of a robust suite of fast and affordable tools that help software developers and security analysts find, prioritize and visualize software vulnerabilities, today announced the release of version 1.6 of its innovative software assurance solution, Code Dx®. The robust software tool now offers seamless integration with Visual Studio and Eclipse, as well as Git and Jenkins, enabling developers to more efficiently and effectively identify, report and fix weaknesses throughout the software development lifecycle. The number of U.S. data breaches reached a record high in 2014 according to the Identity Theft Resource Center, increasing 27.5 percent over breaches reported in 2013. Industry experts and the Department of Homeland [...]

Code Dx Pushes the Limits of Application Security Testing and SAST Tool Integration With Version 1.5

Code Dx Version 1.5 Offers Small and Medium-Sized Businesses an Easy and Affordable Way to Test the Software They Build or Buy for Vulnerabilities NORTHPORT, NY–(Marketwired – Oct 8, 2014) – Code Dx, a provider of a robust suite of fast and affordable tools that help software developers and security analysts find, prioritize and visualize software vulnerabilities, today announced the release of Code Dx® Version 1.5 to meet the ever-growing threat of computer attacks initiated through exploitation of vulnerabilities in software. The newest version of this software assurance analytics solution includes an expanded set of tools and increased performance and usability features allowing software developers to easily consolidate and normalize software vulnerabilities detected by multiple static application security testing (SAST) tools. Studies show that more than 80 percent of computer attacks are traceable to vulnerabilities [...]

Secure Decisions Premieres Code Pulse™ v1.0 Code Coverage Analytics to Support Application Penetration Testing

NORTHPORT, NY, May 12, 2014 – SecureDecisions, the cyber security division of Applied Visions, Inc., today announced the release of Code Pulse™ v1.0, an open source and free software assurance analytics tool that  provides insight into the real-time code coverage of black box software testing activities.  Code Pulse listens in behind the scenes while users perform their manual or automated testing and identifies code coverage in real-time as the tests are being performed. It visually provides an understanding of coverage overlaps and boundaries of multiple different dynamic application security testing (DAST) and penetration testing tools. Code Pulse presents test coverage information in an easy-to-understand visual form that helps testers determine which parts and how much of an application has been covered.  This real-time coverage feedback makes it easy to adjust testing activity based on the observed [...]

Secure Decisions Wins U.S. Department of Homeland Security Phase II Software Assurance Contract

Division of Applied Visions, Inc. to continue development of a software assurance risk management framework for supporting static and dynamic code analysis to help secure software developed for government, industry and academia. NORTHPORT, New York, March 14, 2014– Secure Decisions, a division of Applied Visions and developer of visual analytic tools for cyber security, has received a Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Phase II award from the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to improve the security of software applications. Under this DHS Science & Technology (S&T) Directorate contract, Secure Decisions will continue development of the Code Ray™ software assurance risk management framework, to correlate the results of static and dynamic software analysis tools towards the goal of improving software vulnerability detection.  The Code Ray technology will be incorporated into and extend Secure Decisions’ current [...]

Code Dx v1.0 Cybersecurity Application Provides Visual Analytics for Source Code Diagnosis and Remediation of Software Vulnerabilities

Easier Detection and Faster Triage of Software Vulnerabilities for Developers, Security Auditors, and Compliance Officers Highlights: Code Dx is a Software Assurance (SwA) tool with a new approach to combating the growing cyber threat to software source code Code Dx consolidates and normalizes vulnerabilities detected by several different code analysis tools, as opposed to the current norm of relying on just one tool Code Dx provides an interactive visual analytics user interface that helps Developers, Security Auditors, and Compliance Officers to triage and prioritize software vulnerabilities for effective remediation Code Dx research and development was funded by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science & Technology (S&T) Directorate NORTHPORT, NY, November 15, 2013 – Secure Decisions, the cyber  security division of Applied Visions, Inc., today announced the release of Code Dx™ v1.0, a software assurance [...]