Coveros and Fortify Software Partner on Application Security

Coveros selected by Fortify as Preferred Consulting Partner Herndon, Va., August 26, 2009 — Coveros, Inc., a company that helps organizations accelerate the delivery of secure, reliable software, today announced it has been selected by Fortify Software as a Preferred Consulting Partner. Under the terms of the partnership, Coveros will recommend Fortify’s Software Security Assurance […]

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Three – A Very Special Number

I believe that three is a very special number. I can think of (at least) three things to support my belief: H2O Liquid, Solid, Gas It is what it is, although it exists in three different forms (water, ice, steam). Spacial Dimensions Height, Width, Depth These are used to describe the 3D world in which we […]

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Three Common Coding Omissions

I have worked as part of a team going into client locations and performing software security assessments. While analyzing the findings of these assessments I have seen a common set of coding omissions that, if implemented, would eliminate the majority of the vulnerabilities that were identified. A brief description of each follows. Input Validation Data […]

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Coveros Named a Finalist for Hottest Bootstrap Company by NVTC

Company Recognized as One of Northern Virginia’s Emerging Stars Herndon, Va., June 26, 2009 — Coveros, Inc., a company that helps organizations accelerate the delivery of secure and reliable software, today announced it has been selected as a finalist in the Hottest Bootstrap category of the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) Hot Ticket Awards. The […]

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Transitioning to Agile

At the 2009 Better Software Conference, Jeff Payne delivered this presentation about what to do and what NOT to do when transitioning to Agile. The presentation also talks about the advantages and challenges in that transition. Better Software — Agile Transition

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iHuddle

Daily stand up meetings, or huddles as Scrum calls them, are a core Agile practice that promotes communication and project visibility. They are an invaluable tool for identifying but not solving problems. So what do you do when a part of your team is in another city or continent? You iHuddle. Er, ah, what is […]

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Why I write tests first

I was recently having a discussion with some coworkers about test-driven development. There was some discussion about the relative value and cost, and not surprisingly some dramatically different opinions on the subject. It got me thinking about my own habits. I like test-driven development, but I’m not a purist. I almost always write my code with testing […]

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