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April 22, 2013 – Strong Crypto Adds ThreadStrong e-Learning to its Application Security Education Portfolio

Northern Virginia and San Antonio Texas – April, 2013 – Strong Crypto, LLC, a software security consulting firm in Northern Virginia, announced today its agreement to offer ThreadStrong’s comprehensive library of secure development e-Learning courses.  Strong Crypto is committed to facilitating the tools required for developers to gain the secure coding knowledge needed to build fundamentally secure software.

“We are pleased to announce this educational alliance with Strong Crypto,” said John Dickson, Denim Group Principal. “By leveraging the ThreadStrong secure development e-Learning library, Strong Crypto is able to provide a distributed learning approach for client development teams.”

The ThreadStrong E-Learning solution complements classroom training delivered by Strong Crypto and provides year-round training capability for Strong Crypto clients.  “Offering ThreadStrong provides Strong Crypto’s customers with the tools to strengthen their application security programs in a long-term and sustained way,” said Alexander Fry, CEO at Strong Crypto. “With ThreadStrong e-Learning, our customers can quickly and easily implement a secure development training program as well as address DIACAP and STIG compliance.”

About Strong Crypto, LLC

Strong Crypto, LLC has provided world-class software security training and services to organizations with critical applications since being founded in 2006 by Alexander J. Fry. Strong Crypto’s mission is to improve the security and reliability of client software and protect their critical applications on a wide range of technologies and architectures.  Strong Crypto ensures that their clients’ applications are “self-defending” for their target environments and meet compliance requirements such as DIACAP, FISMA, PCI, HIPAA, and the EU Data Protection Directive.  Strong Crypto will “teach your software self-defense”™. To learn more about Strong Crypto, visit

About ThreadStrong

ThreadStrong application security e-Learning courses have trained thousands of developers in secure development practices globally, demonstrating the effectiveness of the online training.  Used internationally by Fortune 500 companies and more, ThreadStrong’s modularized content addresses specific learning objectives using a structured, building-block approach. This helps ensure that each lesson facilitates the learning objectives in the most effective way for each individual in training while enabling team members to learn at their own pace.  In addition,  the course modules are continually available as a reference tool that developers can return to even after training to refresh their knowledge.  ThreadStrong also provides a practical, cost-saving solution for organizations with developers scattered across the globe. Regular updates to course content keep developers up-to-date with the newest security threat and attack technique discoveries on a regular basis.

Utilizing ThreadStrong ensures that software developers, QA analysts, database administrators, and technical project managers receive the critical training they need in order to develop more secure applications. Strong Crypto has leveraged ThreadStrong to meet Information Assurance training requirements such as those mandated by the DoDD 8570.01 and referenced in the DISA Application Security and Development STIG which states, “Education and Training should be provided to all levels of management, including Team Leads, Program Managers, and upper management.  A critical step in improving application security is educating managers, designers, developers, and testers. This education should focus on the security aspects of the development process relevant to an individual.”

About Denim Group

Denim Group is the leading secure software development firm. The company builds custom large-scale software development projects across multiple platforms, languages and applications. What makes Denim Group unique is that they bring significant core competencies in software security to the table which offers an innovative blend of secure software development, testing and training capabilities that protect a company’s biggest asset, its data. Denim Group customers span an international client base of commercial and public sector organizations across the financial services, banking, insurance, healthcare and defense industries. The depth of experience building large-scale software development systems in a secure fashion has made the company’s leaders recognized experts in their fields. Denim Group has been identified as one of the 5,000 Fastest Growing Company’s by Inc. Magazine several years in a row, and has won multiple awards including its recent accolades as one of the best places to work in San Antonio. For more information about Denim Group visit