Accuvant Joins the Microsoft SDL Pro Network

Denver – Jan. 16, 2012 – Accuvant, the only research-driven information security partner delivering alignment, clarity and confidence to enterprise and government clients, today announced that it has joined the Microsoft SDL Pro Network. As a consulting member of the network, the elite Accuvant LABS assessment and research team will provide specialized application security consulting services to help companies develop more secure applications through SDL technologies.

“Cyber-attacks are continuing to increase in number and complexity, and many are aimed at the application layer. Our significant first-hand experience has shown us that the Microsoft SDL process improves the security of code, and helps to protect organizations from malicious attacks aimed at applications,” said Jon Miller, director of Accuvant LABS. “Becoming part of the Microsoft SDL Pro Network is an honor that highlights the expertise of our people and our processes.”

Accuvant LABS is comprised of some of the best and brightest minds in information security today,” said David Ladd, principal security group program manager, Microsoft.  “We are extremely pleased that Accuvant LABS has joined the SDL Pro Network in an effort to help companies ensure security and privacy is an integral part of their software development activities.”

Accuvant LABS’ end-to-end SDL reviews can cover an entire product team or development organization in addition to individual services that address all phases of the SDL including:

  • Training– Secure coding, including design analysis and threat modeling, as well as application security assessment.
  • Requirements and Design– Threat modeling, architecture and design review, regulatory and risk analysis.
  • Implementation– Tool selection and implementation support, coding standard development and secure code reviews.
  • Verification– Dynamic application testing, which typically includes fuzz testing and attack surface reviews.
  • Release– Final security review assessments and response plan development.
  • Response– Response services, including attack analysis, vulnerability reverse engineering, and code remediation.

Since 2002, Accuvant LABS has provided penetration testing, application and enterprise security assessments, vulnerability research and training to more than 2,000 clients across industry verticals. Experts from the team have won numerous awards and have been featured in articles published by Ars Technica, Associated Press, SC Magazine, and New York Times, among others.

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