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IBM Acquires Watchfire

Today IBM announced that they will be purchasing Watchfire.  Press release is here.  It was interesting to see that Watchfire’s tools were slated to find a home with the Rational development tools rather than the business unit that was formerly ISS.  Personally I think that is a great idea because it give the application security tools to the application developers.

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A globally recognized application security expert, Dan Cornell holds over 15 years of experience architecting, developing and securing web-based software systems. As the Chief Technology Officer and a Principal at Denim Group, Ltd., he leads the technology team to help Fortune 500 companies and government organizations integrate security throughout the development process. He is also the original creator of ThreadFix, Denim Group's industry leading application vulnerability management platform.
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One Response to “IBM Acquires Watchfire”

  1. ory


    I couldn’t agree more. It is time to push security into the development lifecycle. This is not a cliche. Performing security at the end of the process makes absolutely no sense at all.

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