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Code Dx Ranked 15 on Cybersecurity 500 List of Hot Companies for 2015

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 [...]

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 releases MeerCAT® Pro Version 4.1

NORTHPORT, NY, April 16, 2013 – The Secure Decisions Division of Applied Visions has released a new version of its wireless network security visualization tool, MeerCAT Pro Version 4.1. MeerCAT, a visualization tool to help identify wireless vulnerabilities and threats, and assess the risks to an organization was developed as part of a DARPA-funded research effort. It has helped many security professionals – including information security auditors, penetration vulnerability testers, and computer network defenders – conduct post-hoc analysis of data acquired from wireless site surveys and security audits. The data analyzed by MeerCAT is typically collected using “wardriving” software such as Flying Squirrel or Kismet that discover, identify, and locate wireless transmitters. MeerCAT integrates wireless discovery data with a geographic information system (GIS) to provide a unified view of detected wireless devices, with their vulnerabilities [...]

Secure Decisions’ Code Dx Featured on the DHS Build Security In Website, and the NIST SAMATE Website

NORTHPORT, NY, July 16, 2012 – The Department of Homeland Security has chosen to feature Code Dx, software assurance visualization technology developed by the Secure Decisions division of Applied Visions, on its Build Security In website. The DHS National Cyber Security Division maintains the Build Security In site as a resource to software developers, with the mission of “setting a higher standard for software assurance.” Code Dx is the only technology specifically highlighted in the Technologies and Tools section of the site. In the same week Code Dx was also featured in the Tool Integration Frameworks section of the SAMATE (Software Assurance Metrics And Tool Evaluation) website, hosted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). This recognition stems from a recent presentation by Secure Decisions at the June DHS Software Assurance Working Group [...]

Secure Decisions releases MeerCAT® Pro Version 4.0

NORTHPORT, NY, August 15, 2012 – The Secure Decisions Division of Applied Visions has released a new version of its wireless network security visualization tool, MeerCAT Pro Version 4.0. MeerCAT, a visualization tool to help identify wireless vulnerabilities and threats, and assess the risks to an organization was developed as part of a DARPA-funded research effort. It has helped many security professionals – including information security auditors, penetration vulnerability testers, and computer network defenders – conduct post-hoc analysis of data acquired from wireless site surveys and security audits. The data analyzed by MeerCAT is typically collected using “wardriving” software such as Flying Squirrel or Kismet that discover, identify, and locate wireless transmitters. MeerCAT integrates wireless discovery data with a geographic information system (GIS) to provide a unified view of detected wireless devices, with their vulnerabilities [...]

Director of Secure Decisions Invited to Participate in DARPA’s First Cyber Colloquium

NORTHPORT, NY, December 13th, 2011– Dr. Anita D’Amico,  an information security and visualization specialist, Director of the Secure Decisions Division of Applied Visions Inc., was invited to participate in DARPA’s first  Cyber Colloquium on November 7th, 2011. The DARPA Cyber Colloquium will investigate future techniques and technologies for securing the Nation’s cyber infrastructure and assuring the Department of Defense’s cyber capabilities. The colloquium included a keynote by the DARPA director, presentations by industry and government leaders, and discussions with DARPA program managers on current and future cyber research directions.  Members of the cyber community from academia, industry, and government, were selected based on their written response to three questions posed by DARPA: At present, attackers in cyberspace seem to have the initiative and hence the advantage. What specific technologies should DARPA develop to address the [...]

VizSec2011 Announces Symposium Chairs

Government, academic and industry leaders will lead the 8TH International Symposium on Visualization for Cyber Security. NORTHPORT, NY, February 1, 2011 – VizSec, the international conference on information visualization for cybersecurity, announced its Organizing Committee Chairs for the 8th Annual International Symposium on Visualization for Cyber Security (VizSec2011). The top-tier list brings together experts in information visualization and security to provide the only international forum on innovations in visualization technology to advance cyber security. This year’s event will be held July 20, 2011 at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA, in conjunction with the Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS 2011). The VizSec2011 Symposium Chairs and Organizing Committee members are: General Chair Lt. Col. Gregory Conti, professor at the US Military Academy, director of West Point’s Cyber Security Center, and author of Googling Security [...]

Secure Decisions Joins Chesapeake Innovation Center in Anne Arundel Country to Advance Cybersecurity R&D for Federal Government

NORTHPORT, NY, December 10, 2010– Secure Decisions, a division of Applied Visions, Inc. and developer of visual analytic tools for cyber defense, has joined the Chesapeake Innovation Center (CIC) in Anne Arundel County, MD to accelerate the development and use of new cyber security visualization technology. The Center’s proximity to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Fort Meade, and defense and intelligence agencies, will allow Secure Decisions to better serve its government clients. This past year, Secure Decisions has had a 20 percent growth in cyber security contract funding from the U.S. Government. The work focuses on providing information visualization technology to support the complex defense and national security needs of military decisions makers and government security specialists. Beyond serving as a major R&D resource for cyber defense visualization technologies, Secure Decisions develops products [...]

VizSec2011 Announces Call for Papers

8TH International Symposium on Visualization for Cyber Security to be held at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA NORTHPORT, NY, February 2, 2011 – Organizers of VizSec2011, the international conference on information visualization for cybersecurity, today announced its “Call for Papers”. The 8th Annual International Symposium on Visualization for Cyber Security (VizSec) will be held July 20, 2011 at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA. VizSec2011 will be held in conjunction with the Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS 2011). The annual symposium joins academic, government, and industry leaders from around the globe to share the latest developments and applications of visualization techniques to address current cyber security challenges. Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit technical papers and panel session proposals that offer a novel contribution to security visualization. Papers are encouraged on [...]