ATLANTA, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- S.P.I. Dynamics, Inc. (www.spidynamics.com), the leading provider of web application security assessment and testing, today announced the newly released book co-authored by the company's Security Evangelist, Michael Sutton, titled, Fuzzing: Brute Force Vulnerability Discovery, published by Addison-Wesley Professional.
ATLANTA, July 24 /PRNewswire/ — S.P.I. Dynamics, Inc. (www.spidynamics.com), the leading provider of web application security assessment and testing, today announced the newly released book co-authored by the company's Security Evangelist, Michael Sutton, titled, Fuzzing: Brute Force Vulnerability Discovery, published by Addison-Wesley Professional.
In this book, renowned fuzzing experts Michael Sutton, Adam Greene and Pedram Amini show you how to use fuzzing to reveal weaknesses in software before someone else does. Fuzzing is the first and only book to completely cover all aspects of fuzzing, bringing disciplined best practices to a technique that has traditionally been implemented informally. The authors review how fuzzing works and outline its advantages over other security testing methods. They introduce state-of-the-art fuzzing techniques for finding vulnerabilities in a variety of applications. The book also walks readers through the development of a variety of open source fuzzing tools that have been developed exclusively for this publication. Fuzzing demonstrates the use of automated fuzzing tools, and presents several insightful case histories showing the fuzzing technique at work. Whether you're a developer, security engineer, tester, or QA specialist, Fuzzing: Brute Force Vulnerability Discovery provides important information on how to successfully build secure software.
Michael Sutton is a Security Evangelist for SPI Dynamics where he is responsible for educating audiences on the importance of integrating web application security best practices throughout the application development process. In addition, Michael works closely with SPI Dynamics' R&D team, SPI Labs, to identify, research and present emerging issues in web application security. He is a frequent speaker at major information security conferences and events, has authored various white papers, and is regularly quoted as an expert resource in the media on various information security trends and threats.
Michael, along with co-authors Adam Greene and Pedram Amini, will participate in a book signing for the release of Fuzzing: Brute Force Vulnerability Discovery at the upcoming Black Hat USA 2007 conference in Las Vegas, NV, August 1-2. The signing will take place on Wednesday, August 1st from 3:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. PT. For more information on Fuzzing: Brute Force Vulnerability Discovery, please visit http://www.awprofessional.com/bookstore/product.asp?isbn=0321446119&rl=1.
About S.P.I. Dynamics, Inc.
SPI Dynamics' comprehensive suite of products and services identify and remediate web application and web services security vulnerabilities throughout the application development lifecycle. These award-winning solutions also enable security professionals, QA testers, and developers to work together to verify compliance with 22 security policies such as SOX, HIPAA and PCI. SPI Dynamics has the most application security testing customers worldwide – over 1,000 clients among Global 2000 enterprises, including four out of five of the world's largest banks and nine out of 10 of the largest banks in the U.S., four out of five of the largest software companies, three out of four of the largest aerospace and defense companies, the four largest accounting firms, the five largest telecommunications companies in the U.S., six out of eight of the largest technology hardware and equipment companies, two out of three of the largest healthcare companies, and over 90 U.S. Federal agencies. The Company is one of the fastest growing in the security industry, ranked 83rd on Deloitte's "Fast 500" list of growing technology companies nationwide and 220th on the Inc. 500. SPI Dynamics has strategic partnerships with Microsoft, IBM, HP and Visa. The Company's R&D team, SPI Labs, is widely recognized as one of the leading authorities on web application security and risk management. For more information, visit www.spidynamics.com or call (866) 774-2700.
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