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Dallas hack sounds a cyber alarm

The sirens “highlighted latent vulnerabilities that most people didn’t know about,” said John Dickson, principal at the San Antonio-based network security firm Denim Group Ltd.

Like many critical infrastructure networks, he pointed out that emergency management systems “are architected for resiliency, redundancy — to withstand the onslaughts of Mother Nature, not of another human being.”


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Denim Group is the leading secure software development firm, serving as a trusted advisor to customers on matters of software risk and security. The company builds software for the most security conscious while helping organizations assess and mitigate risk within their existing software. Denim Group's flagship ThreadFix product accelerates the process of software vulnerability remediation, reflecting the company's rich understanding of what it takes to fix application vulnerabilities faster. Denim Group has emerged as a strong contributor to the larger application security community and has actively participated in the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) since shortly after its inception.

Among many other awards, Denim Group has landed on the "Inc. 5000" list - which recognizes the country's 5000 fastest-growing private companies - for five years in a row. In addition, the San Antonio Business Journal named Denim Group as one of the "Best Places to Work" in the city.


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