RIA News Desk

Subscribe to RIA News Desk: eMailAlertsEmail Alerts
Get RIA News Desk via: homepageHomepage mobileMobile rssRSS facebookFacebook twitterTwitter linkedinLinkedIn

Related Topics: RIA Developer's Journal

RIA & Ajax: Article

SPI Dynamics Announces Support for Microsoft ASP.NET AJAX in DevInspect 3.0 Web Application Security Developer Testing Solution

DevInspect Also Offers The Benefits For Visual Studio Team System

S.P.I. Dynamics, provider of Web application security testing software and services, announced that the company, in close collaboration with Microsoft, is the first Web application security vendor to provide support for Microsoft ASP.NET 2.0 AJAX Extensions (formerly code-named "Atlas") in its latest release of the company's integrated developer product, DevInspect 3.0. DevInspect is the first security product to analyze and remediate security vulnerabilities in Web applications built using ASP.NET AJAX.

"As technology such as AJAX aggressively evolves to increase the positive experience of users on the Web, Microsoft maintains a focused commitment to improving application security," said Brian Goldfarb, group product manager of the Web Platform and Tools Group at Microsoft Corp. "SPI Dynamics has worked with Microsoft and the ASP.NET AJAX team to raise awareness of application security issues and deliver developer security solutions that assist in the development of more secure software through the Microsoft Visual Studio platform."

The company also announced today the release of DevInspect 3.0 for Microsoft Visual Studio Team System integrated defect tracking and configuration management product. The tight integration of DevInspect with Visual Studio Team System enables developers to share data about security defects with their entire development team. DevInspect is also currently available in an integrated offering for Microsoft Visual Studio 2003 and Visual Studio 2005 and SPI Dynamics is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and a member of Microsoft's Partner Advisory Council of the Visual Studio Industry Partner Program.

"SPI Dynamics continues to lead the market with cutting-edge Web application security solutions and research that address the future of applications. The release of DevInspect 3.0 with ASP.NET AJAX support and integration with Microsoft Visual Studio Team System is another example of our close ongoing relationship with market leaders like Microsoft to provide an infrastructure that encourages more secure software production throughout the application lifecycle," said Brian Cohen, president and CEO, SPI Dynamics. "Our continued goal is to assist development, QA and operations teams in the facilitation of a secure development process by providing the necessary integrated tools that meet their growing needs and result in risk reduction for the entire organization at the most critical layer - the Web application."

DevInspect provides a powerful automated secure coding framework for software developers, and offers the following features for security analysis and vulnerability remediation of security defects within ASP.NET AJAX applications:

• Thorough security analysis and automated vulnerability remediation of
• ASP.NET 2.0 AJAX Extensions applications, including partial page
• rendered content within UpdatePanel controls.
• Runtime script interpretation and security analysis of the Microsoft
• AJAX Library, the cross-browser and cross-platform script library
• available as part of ASP.NET AJAX Extensions.
• Discovery of ASP.NET AJAX Web services calls and in-depth security
• analysis of underlying JSON and SOAP Web services.

More Stories By RIA News Desk

Ever since Google popularized a smarter, more responsive and interactive Web experience by using AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript + XML) for its Google Maps & Gmail applications, SYS-CON's RIA News Desk has been covering every aspect of Rich Internet Applications and those creating and deploying them. If you have breaking RIA news, please send it to RIA@sys-con.com to share your product and company news coverage with AJAXWorld readers.

Comments (0)

Share your thoughts on this story.

Add your comment
You must be signed in to add a comment. Sign-in | Register

In accordance with our Comment Policy, we encourage comments that are on topic, relevant and to-the-point. We will remove comments that include profanity, personal attacks, racial slurs, threats of violence, or other inappropriate material that violates our Terms and Conditions, and will block users who make repeated violations. We ask all readers to expect diversity of opinion and to treat one another with dignity and respect.