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.
On July 11, 2017, Nextgov.com, an all-day information resource for federal technology decision makers, highlighted Comic-BEE and the use of comics to boost cyber training.
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’ Cyber Security Education Technology Part of National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition
NORTHPORT, NY, April 22, 2015 – Cyber security education technology developed by Secure Decisions, the cyber security division of Applied Visions, Inc., will be part of the 2015 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (NCCDC). Participants in this year’s competition will be required to create visually creative training materials using the unique ”CyberWISE” technology developed by Secure Decisions, with assistance from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Winners from 10 regional competitions will compete at NCCDC on managing and protecting the cyber infrastructure of a simulated commercial network. Teams are scored based on their ability to detect and respond to outside threats, maintain availability of existing services such as mail servers and web servers, respond to business requests such as the addition or removal of additional services, and balance security needs against business [...]
NORTHPORT, NY, February 11, 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 that it has been ranked 15th in the Cybersecurity 500 list of hot cybersecurity companies to watch for 2015. Cybersecurity Ventures, a research and market intelligence firm, ranked the companies that provide the best technology solutions for protecting large enterprises, small to mid-sized businesses and consumers. The rankings are based on the feedback from CISOs and end-user practitioners, problem(s) the company solves, online research, product demonstrations, notable implementations, among other criteria. “We are honored to be ranked so high on this list of innovative cybersecurity companies,” said Anita D’Amico, Ph.D., CEO of Code Dx. “As a young company with a robust [...]
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 [...]
Secure Decisions Wins U.S. Department of Homeland Security Cyber Security Education Technology Contract
NORTHPORT, NY, December 10, 2014 – Secure Decisions, the cyber security division of Applied Visions, Inc., has received an award from the Department of Homeland Security, Science & Technology Directorate (DHS S&T) to develop technology for cyber security education. The goal is to develop CyberWISE (Web-based Interactive Stories for [Cyber] Education), a tool to simplify and accelerate the creation and delivery of interactive educational materials for safe computing awareness. Secure Decisions will partner with Stony Brook University under this DHS S&T contract. CyberWISE will help educators and cyber security experts develop interactive, comic-like curriculum aimed at educating middle-school children about the pitfalls of unsafe computer usage. The curriculum development technology uses branching, graphic stories, or choose-your-own-adventure (CYOA) comics, to teach kids about how to avoid the latest threats to security and privacy. CYOA comics are [...]
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 [...]
Code Dx v1.2 adds capabilities for discovering, analyzing and visualizing software vulnerabilities from open source and commercial static application security testing tools. NORTHPORT, NY June 27, 2014– The Secure Decisions Division of Applied Visions, Inc. has released a new version of its software assurance analytics tool, Code Dx Version 1.2. Code Dx, a software assurance analytics tool that consolidates and normalizes software vulnerabilities detected by multiple static application security testing (SAST) tools, was developed under a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science & Technology (S&T) Directorate Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) program. Its visual analytics help engineering professionals – including Software Developers, Security Auditors, Compliance Officers and Quality Assurance engineers - triage and prioritize detected software vulnerabilities for effective remediation. The new Enterprise Edition of Code Dx has added support for a cadre of commercial [...]
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 [...]