Tools Block Code-Busting Crooks
Source: Darryl K. Taft - Posted by Joe Shakespeare   
Security The concept of adding security to the coding phase of application development is catching on, with new companies delivering tools to help developers test for vulnerabilities early in the process.

One company is not only delivering tools but also attempting to seed the market with the talent to create secure applications. Ounce Labs Inc., of Waltham, Mass., last week introduced its Secure Foundations Initiative, a program that puts the source code vulnerability analysis software vendor in collaboration with universities to train developers in secure software.

The Ounce Labs Secure Foundations Initiative has committed software and research grants worth more than $500,000 to launch the program to promote security at schools such as The George Washington University, Southern Methodist University's High Assurance Computing and Networking Lab, the United States Military Academy at West Point, and The Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security at Purdue University, said Ounce Labs CEO Jack Danahy.

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