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February 24, 2015 09:35 ET

GSN Homeland Security Awards Recognizes Code Dx® for Innovation and Filling IT Security Need

NORTHPORT, NY--(Marketwired - Feb 24, 2015) - Code Dx, a provider of a robust suite of fast and affordable tools that help software developers and security analysts find, prioritize and visualize software vulnerabilities, today announced its innovative software assurance solution, Code Dx®, was selected as a finalist by Government Security News (GSN) magazine for its 2014 Homeland Security Awards. Code Dx, a product developed by Secure Decisions, a division of Applied Visions, Inc., was a finalist in the Best Compliance/Vulnerability Assessment Solutions category. 

"Data breaches are becoming an increasing threat to government agencies and are often traced back to weaknesses in software applications," said Anita D'Amico, Ph.D., director of Secure Decisions, the company that developed Code Dx. "Code Dx has been developed to identify these weaknesses and help developers, as well as security auditors and analysts, to effectively and efficiently fix vulnerabilities in their software. We are honored that GSN has recognized Code Dx for its innovation and the void it is filling in the government security marketplace."

In its 6th year, the GSN Homeland Security Awards program honors distinguished vendors of IT Security and Physical Security products and solutions and the dedicated federal, state, county, and municipal government agencies, whose combined efforts keep our nation secure. The distinguished panel of judges based their decisions on a combination of the following criteria: increase in client organization's security, technological innovation or improvement, filling a recognized government IT security need, and flexibility of solution to meet current and future organizational needs.

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About Code Dx
Code Dx was developed to provide an easy and affordable way for developers and security analysts to find vulnerabilities in software. The core technology was built by Secure Decisions and partially funded by DHS Science & Technology to help secure the software supply chain. For more information, please visit or contact Code Dx at (631) 759-3993 or via email at

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