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Updated: July 8th, 2008 05:26 PM CDT

Eighty Percent of Security Software Industry - Including Four Largest Companies - Relies on Coverity to Secure Code

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In 2005, Coverity was selected by the DHS Science and Technology Directorate to analyze popular open source packages for security vulnerabilities. The three-year contract, known as the "Vulnerability Discovery and Remediation Open Source Hardening Project," calls for Coverityto conduct periodic scans of open source software used in critical deployments and provide the results to the development teams. The results of their initial scan can be found online at http://scan.coverity.com/.

About Coverity

Coverity (www.coverity.com), maker of the most advanced source codeanalys is solution, is a privately held company headquartered in San Francisco .Coverity's ground-breaking technology removes the barriers to writing and delivering complex software by automatically finding critical software defectsand security vulnerabilities as the software is written. More than 100leading companies choose Coverity because it scales to tens of millions oflines of code, has the lowest false positive rate and provides 100 percent path coverage. Companies like Juniper Networks, Symantec/VERITAS, McAfee,Synopsys, NASA, Palm, Sun Microsystems and Wind River work with Coverity's tools to eliminate security and quality defects from their mission-critical code and make their products Coverity Clean.

NOTE: Coverity is a registered trademark, and Coverity Extend andCoverity Prevent are trademarks of Coverity, Inc. All other company and product names are the property of their respective owners.

Media Contacts Craig Oda Page One PR for Coverity coda@pageonepr.com +1-650-565-9800 x102 Russ Wood Director, Corporate Marketing rwood@coverity.com +1-415-694 5304

SOURCE Coverity, Inc.


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