SOURCE: Ounce Labs

June 14, 2006 08:04 ET

Ounce Labs Partners With Security Innovation to Advance Source Code Analysis Capabilities

Companies Strengthen Industry-Leading Assessment Technology With Proven Expertise

WALTHAM, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 14, 2006 -- Ounce Labs, the leader in software security assurance, today announced it has partnered with Security Innovation, the independent authority on application security development and assessment. Ounce will draw on Security Innovation's vast knowledge of application vulnerability analysis to extend its security knowledgebase, already recognized as the industry's most comprehensive.

"Security Innovation offers application security guidance and services for some of the world's largest corporations and software vendors, and has earned recognition as an important advisor," said Jack Danahy, founder and CTO of Ounce Labs. "Incorporating their knowledge and expertise will help assure our continued leadership for our customers, who rely on Ounce to provide the most accurate and complete analysis available."

Security Innovation's experts are recognized in business, government, and academic circles around the world as premier authorities on software testing and security. The company has written extensively on these subjects in books and articles, and they are widely regarded as security advisors for some of the world's largest software vendors, leading corporations, and government agencies.

"We're pleased to help Ounce Labs bring further value to organizations looking to automate application security assessment," said Edward Adams, CEO of Security Innovation. "They are innovators in this space, developing products with the advanced architecture, analysis capabilities, and functionality necessary for their customers to achieve measurable value."

Ounce Labs also extended its board of advisors today with the addition of Dr. Herbert H. Thompson, Chief Security Strategist of Security Innovation. As one of the country's leading application security experts, he will offer input and guidance for Ounce Labs' product and market strategy.

"Ounce provides companies with an effective method for analyzing and reducing software risk," said Thompson. "They understand and address business logic application vulnerabilities extremely well, and these are the problems that most often lead to data theft, sabotage, and regulatory fines. I'm excited to work with them and their customers to create successful software security assurance practices."

About Security Innovation

Security Innovation is the authority on application security and leading independent provider of assessment and training services. Dozens of leading organizations, including Adobe, Cisco, Fidelity, Harris Corporation, IBM, ING, HP, Microsoft, VISA, SAP, Symantec, VeriSign and a number of government agencies, rely on Security Innovation's expertise in application security testing and training to develop, evaluate and deploy more secure applications. More than 60 percent of the Company's staff holds advanced degrees in computer science with 30 percent at the Ph.D. level. The Company is headquartered in Wilmington, Mass., with offices in Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Seattle, Wash.; and Melbourne, Fla. For more information about Security Innovation, visit or call +1.978.694.1008.

About Ounce Labs, Inc.

Ounce Labs™, the leader in software security assurance, delivers products that allow customers to manage software risk in applications across the enterprise, down to individual lines of code. The Ounce solution features patents-pending analysis technology, which scans source code to pinpoint programming errors, design flaws, and policy violations. Ounce offers the most accurate and complete analysis, the fastest time-to-value, the only complete portfolio management, and the greatest deployment flexibility. Customers include leading organizations in financial services, telecommunications, software development, government, and other industries focused on protecting data, reducing software vulnerabilities, and complying with industry regulations. Ounce Labs is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, with regional offices throughout the U.S. For more information, please visit

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