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CodeAssure Suite Secure Software Price: Starts at $49,000 for 10 developers @exb CodeAssure Suite is a solid first step to securing source code. @exe Exposed vulnerabilities continue to rise, and Internet worms are still wreaking havoc, but the focus shouldn't stray from the root cause of most Internet-borne attacks--insecure software. Secure Software has created a solid series of tools to remedy most vulnerabilities in insecure source code. Its core CodeAssure Workbench component finds buffer overflows, format string issues, hard-coded clear-text passwords and potentially insecure listening sockets, while CodeAssure Management Center provides a means for reporting on these issues in multiple formats. Make no mistake--Secure Software's CodeAssure Suite is enterprise software for computer scientists and programmers, not security engineers. Installation and integration within the software development lifecycle could take a week or two of planning with a couple days set aside for actual implementation. Workbench ships with approximately 6,000 vulnerability ... Access >>>
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