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[February 14, 2013]

Digital Defense And Veracode Chief Technology Officers To Present Breakthrough Security Risk Assessment Offering At RSA

SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Digital Defense, Inc. (DDI) Executive Vice President and CTO Gordon MacKay and Chris Wysopal, Veracode Founder and CTO, have been selected to speak at the upcoming RSA conference on Wednesday, February 27th at 1 p.m. The session, SAST, DAST and Vulnerability Assessments, 1+1+1 = 4, will demonstrate how the integration between DDI and Veracode's respective cloud-based platforms delivers breakthrough Security Risk Assessment solutions.


The session will demonstrate that by eliminating silos and bringing in assessment findings from each of these technologies, organizations will be able to achieve a greater level of enterprise security risk reduction than they would if each technology were assessed separately.

Attendees will receive an overview of how the union delivers enhanced security by: -- Providing an infrastructure map that allows insight into where application code flaws, which could introduce potential vulnerabilities, reside on external and internal hosts -- Allowing a deeper analysis of web-based applications -- Enabling comprehensive management of host vulnerabilities and reconciliation of results over time, adding tremendous efficiencies, both financial and in labor resources "Understanding a holistic view of your security risk posture has been a considerable hurdle for many enterprises," says Chris Wysopal, Co-Founder, CTO and CISO of Veracode, Inc. "As SaaS providers Digital Defense and Veracode are able to exchange information behind the scenes in the cloud so that our customers are receiving seamlessly combined scan results. We are excited to showcase what enterprises can benefit from when they get a complete picture of network and application security." MacKay adds, "RSA is a premier venue for unveiling the latest and greatest information security technology and innovation. We are pleased to be able to present a unique and valuable approach to holistically evaluate vulnerabilities within an organization and look forward to an interactive discussion with RSA attendees." In addition to the February 27th session, MacKay will present at Veracode's "Wicked Smart Security" sessions: Booth # 1342 Wednesday, February 27th at 4 p.m. & 4:30 p.m. Thursday, February 28th at 12 p.m.

Attendees can learn more by visiting Digital Defense at Booth #2637.InfoSec professionals who are not attending RSA can view an on-demand webinar, Crafting Super-Powered Risk Assessments, and a new infographic, Cooking Tips for Crafting Super-Powered Risk Assessments, to learn more.

About VeracodeVeracode 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(TM) Solutions Platform, delivers the most powerful assessment results and remediation management solutions possible. Contact DDI at 877.273.4202 or ddifrontline.com. Follow us on Twitter at @Digital_Defense or read the DDI Blog.

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