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 Security (DHS) have traced most compromises to poorly written software. By leveraging Static Application Security Testing (SAST) tools, vulnerabilities can be identified during the development cycle and as part of the acquisition process.
“Code Dx helps eliminate weaknesses in software before hackers have a chance to exploit them. Developers can simply feed their source code into Code Dx anytime during the software development lifecycle and Code Dx automatically selects and runs the appropriate open-source SAST tools for each language in the software code base,” said Anita D’Amico, Ph.D., director of Secure Decisions, the company that developed Code Dx. “The primary focus of our development team for version 1.6 was integration. By providing seamless integration with popular development tools, Code Dx enables a more streamlined process to continually include security in the software development lifecycle.”