Fortify - Application Security
Recent statistics show that almost half of breaches that cause material damage occur via applications. HP Fortify provides software and services that help organization secure applications to prevent those attacks. This blog serves as a platform for our penetration testers, product managers and marketers, and software engineers to provide analysis and insight regarding both web application security and how organizations can utilize our products and services to better secure their applications. For more information, visit

Displaying articles for: October 2013

How Scary is Cyber Crime?

It's the season for ghosts and goblins, monsters and zombies. But there is nothing quite as scary as Cyber Crime!

Join HP at AppSec USA 2013 in NYC, November 18-21

As you know, Software Security has never been more important and 2014 will be a pivotal year.
Please join us at AppSec USA 2013, November 18-21 at the New York Marriott Marquis.

Know Your Limits

Clearly defining an application is essential to evaluating its security status.  For security testing purposes, “defining” means drawing a clear line between that which is to be tested and that which is not.  Doing this is not as easy as you might like; especially when you consider the application’s place within an organization.  Let’s talk about an approach to this problem.

HP provides application security for the LDS Church

See how one organization solved their application security challenges using HP Fortify solutions.

The Mobile Secure Un-Development Life Cycle

Developing apps for the mobile platform has more twists and turns than anyone would possibly want.   Some of these challenges are out of your control which makes the Mobile SDLC difficult to manage.




Tags: mobile| SDLC| security

Finding Inspiration on Ada Lovelace Day

377px-Ada_Lovelace-small.jpgToday is the fifth annual Ada Lovelace Day, a worldwide celebration of women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).  To celebrate, we're profiling three hackers and researchers who are doing great things in tech.

About the Author(s)
  • I lead the Product Marketing team for Fortify - responsible for global go-to-market strategy for the HP Fortify software security product portfolio. Prior to HP, Maria spent over 15 years in technology product marketing experience, most recently leading the Storage and Availability product marketing team at Symantec. Prior to Symantec she worked at a variety of software and hardware companies focused on the RFID market.
  • US Army veteran. IT and infoSec professional since 1994. Founder of HouSecCon. aka m1a1vet
  • Rick Dunnam is an IS security professional with 15+ years experience in Enterprise Security and has consulted for many industry verticals: Banking, CPG, Healthcare, Government, Hospitality, and more
  • Sam Denard is a Senior Security Engineer with HP Enterprise Security.
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