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NORTHPORT, N.Y. – May 1, 2017 – Code Dx, Inc., a provider of an award-winning suite of time-saving and easy-to-use tools that help software developers, testers and security analysts find, prioritize and manage software vulnerabilities, today announced the appointment of Curtis Dalton, chief information risk officer and security services executive.
“Curtis is a seasoned information security professional that has the industry expertise as well as the entrepreneurial experience to be a valuable resource in helping Code Dx continue to enhance our application security solutions and grow our company,” said Anita D’Amico, Ph.D., CEO of Code Dx. “He has a vast knowledge of application security challenges and best practices for Fortune 100 companies, which will prove to be valuable in guiding us in providing the best possible software vulnerability management solutions to our clients.”
“Code Dx is in an exciting space,” said Mr. Dalton. “In my experience with large corporations and sizeable software development teams, it is critical to ensure that all software developers are in sync on how to develop code securely and how to remediate vulnerabilities in a timely fashion. Code Dx offers a robust suite of tools to help organizations build application security into their software development lifecycle and reduce the potential for costly data breaches. I look forward to sharing my expertise with the Code Dx team to help drive the advancement of their technology.”
With more than 25 years of experience, Mr. Dalton helped develop one of the first pre-commercial firewalls for a premier financial services provider, he created an early Data Loss Prevention solution for Boston Technology, helped create the security consulting practice which he led at Siemens ICN, and then helped start the Boston office for Greenwich Technology Partners, where he served as security practice leader, New England. He then founded a successful security advisory and consulting firm based in Boston with numerous Fortune 100 accounts, grew it to several million in revenue, and structured a successful exit. He currently serves on the advisory board of the Security Advisor Alliance.
Mr. Dalton brings a wealth of international business experience, having served as the first global chief information security officer for Sapient, and the first global chief information risk and security officer for Pactera, a Blackstone portfolio company with over 27,000 employees.
Mr. Dalton co-authored a popular security architecture book published by Osborne McGraw-Hill, which sold more than 40,000 copies, and has also authored numerous articles. He studied electrical and electronics engineering at Regis University, computer science at Northeastern University, and management information systems at University of Lowell. He was named to the Who’s Who list of entrepreneurs in 2006 and to the top one percent of security executives by Exec Rank in 2012.
About Code Dx
Code Dx, Inc. is a leading provider of easy-to-use application vulnerability correlation and management systems that enable software developers, testers and security analysts to find and manage vulnerabilities in software. The award-winning Code Dx Enterprise solution integrates the results of multiple static, dynamic and interactive Application Security Testing (AST) tools, third-party component analyzers, and manual reviews into a consolidated set of results for quick and easy triage, prioritization and remediation. The core technology was partially funded by Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology (DHS S&T) to help secure the nation’s software supply chain. For more information, please visit www.codedx.com or contact Code Dx at (631) 759-3993 or at [email protected].
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