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The NWC Interview: Brian Chess, Fortify Software

Brian Chess

Brian Chess, Ph.D. founder and chief scientist of Fortify Software, Which sells source code analysis tools to help developers find and fix bugs that lead to security problems.

What's the main driver for a product like yours, particularly given that it's going to add costs and time to application rollouts?

Companies realize they need their software to be secure and it's not going to happen by accident. They have to put effort into it.

What causes software vulnerabilities?

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