Software Integrity

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Software integrity is a journey, not a destination

As software evolves, there is an underlying focus on a goal (or set of goals). From an organizational perspective, software security is an operation that protects critical business practices. Thus, it should become a habitual element of the development process—in the same way that quality implications are considered to meet specific goals. This proactive point of […]

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Introducing the Synopsys Software Integrity Community

We’re pleased to announce the launch of the Synopsys Software Integrity Community. At Synopsys, we’ve put in a lot of time and energy to ensure our users have easy ways to effectively utilize their developer tools and reach their full potential. We also understand the impact the software they’re creating has on the world around […]

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The journey has just begun: Software quality meets software security

  Born out of the acquisition of various security and quality-focused organizations, Synopsys Software Integrity Group’s journey is just getting started. Founded in 1986, Synopsys rose to prominence with their advances in the Electronic Design Automation industry. As you can see from the graphic above, Synopsys made their move into the security and quality space […]

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Is your software MISRA clean?

“Scalpel.” “Scalpel.” “Let’s make the incision … There we go …  Spreader.” “Spreader.” “Good. A little wider. Like that. Metzenbaum.” “Metzenbaum.” “There we are. We’re at the DIVIDE_BY_ZERO site. As you can see, it starts here, and follows this path here. We’ll remove it … gently … nice, a clean extraction. Now, let’s graft in […]

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Have you taken the 2017 Software Quality and Security Survey?

Are you involved in software security and/or development within your organization? We’re conducting research on developer perceptions and practices regarding software quality, and specifically software security. This 18-question survey is your chance to influence the market and support the needs of developers at firms like yours. The survey should only take 5-7 minutes to complete […]

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How to reduce risk while saving on the cost of resolving security defects

Originally posted on SecurityWeek.  1. Shift Left. 2. Test earlier in the development cycle.  3. Catch flaws in design before they become vulnerabilities. These are all maxims you hear frequently in the discussion surrounding software security. If this is not your first visit to one of my columns it is certainly not the first time […]

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Launching this August: Synopsys Software Integrity Community

We’re excited to announce the launch of the Synopsys Software Integrity Community this August. This is an opportunity for people like you, Synopsys users and tech enthusiasts alike, to come together on one platform to discuss software security and quality assurance. What are the goals of the community? Empower Synopsys users and security aficionados as […]

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