WILMINGTON, Mass. – July 12, 2011 — Security Innovation today introduced its inaugural Software Security Summer Series, where the company will offer six free eLearning courses from its industry-leading curriculum over the next six weeks. The courses are part of TeamProfessorTM, the company’s computer-based training library with an emphasis on the software development lifecycle and defensive coding techniques. The courses were developed to train developers, architects, designers and group managers on how to build security into the core, fixing the systemic issues of insecure software.
By making portions of the industry’s largest application security training curriculum available for free, Security Innovation is delivering on its corporate strategy to be the authority on application security. The company firmly believes that providing the expertise and knowledge around how to identify and remediate software vulnerabilities, that this will help drive organizations to shift their strategy from reactive to proactive with the ultimate goal of eliminating software vulnerabilities in the development phase.
Courses will be available beginning Wednesday, July 20, when users will have 24-hour access to one of TeamProfessor’s eLearning courses. The series will continue every Wednesday for six weeks. Interested parties can register for access for up to six courses on the Security Innovation website (www.securityinnovation.com). The course titles and schedule follow:
- July 20: Fundamentals of Application Security
- July 26: Fundamentals of Secure Development
- August 3: How to Perform a Security Code Review
- August 10: How to Test for the OWASP Top Ten
- August 17: SDLC Gap Analysis & Remediation Techniques
- August 24: Architecture Risk Analysis
“We’re declaring 2011 as the first Summer of Software Security. Offering free access to some of our most popular courses is our way helping the software world be a more secure place, ” said Fred Pinkett, Vice President of Product Management at Security Innovation. “We feel that extending these courses to developers, architects, designers, group managers and even security teams will drive home the need for building security in as an integral component throughout development process.”
More than 100,000 Security Innovation users from the industry’s largest financial services, energy and technology Fortune 500 organizations leverage TeamProfessor to build internal security expertise. By educating developers on how to code defensively, Security Innovation is helping enterprises and government entities protect critical data and cut costs. Security Innovation has the industry’s largest application security training curriculum with more than 40 courses and 65 hours of computer-based training content.
About Security Innovation
Security Innovation is an established leader in the application security and cryptography space. For over a decade the company has provided products, training and consulting services to help organizations build and deploy more secure systems and improve the process by which their applications are built.
Security Innovation built upon its core competencies in application security with the acquisition of NTRU CryptoSystems in 2009, a company that developed proprietary, standardized algorithms. This resulted in the strongest and fastest public key cryptography available and the means to overcome historical performance barriers that have plagued the encryption industry. With these core strengths intact, Security Innovation is in a position to help organizations protect their data at two critical points: while applications are accessing it and during transmission. The company’s flagship products include TeamProfessor, the industry’s largest library of application eLearning courses; and TeamMentor, a web-based secure development methodologies product.
Security Innovation is privately held and is headquartered in Wilmington, MA USA.
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