Veracode Certifies Infor LN for Application Security and Risk Management

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Independent Certification Validates Infor's Internal Security Standards and Provides Customer with Further Reassurance of Infor's Efforts to Keep Critical Information Safe

NEW YORK -  Dec 12, 2012

Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, today announced it has received the VERAFIED™ application security mark from Veracode, provider of the world's leading cloud-based application risk management services platform, for its global enterprise resource planning suite, Infor LN. This certification demonstrates Infor's ongoing commitment to security in order to help mitigate customers' risk in areas such as: reputation damage, financial loss, operational risk, sensitive information disclosure, personal safety, and legal violations.

"Security threats and vulnerabilities can be combatted by application providers who are informed and committed to delivering products that are designed from the ground up with security in mind," said Alexander Renz, director of product management, Infor. "Infor LN is deployed in thousands of mission critical installations in industries ranging from industrial machinery and equipment to aerospace and defense companies. By earning the VERAFIED security marks, we validate our own internal application security standards through Veracode as an independent, market leading provider."

"We are frequently faced with news of data breaches and cyber threats that remind us that the security of critical software services is often inadequate," said Chris Wysopal, CTO, CISO and co-founder, Veracode. "In fact, 62 percent of all applications submitted for verification do not achieve an acceptable security score upon first submission to Veracode for testing. Infor, however, has clearly demonstrated that it has more security-aware development teams and more formal development practices that protect customers and provide a deserved sense of information safety."

In order to receive this rating, Infor's web client technology, Infor LN WebUI 10.6, was tested against industry-standard benchmarks such as the Common Weakness Enumeration - CWE; Common Vulnerability Scoring System- CVSS; and the National Institute of Standards and Technology- NIST; to determine software weaknesses and vulnerability severity levels.

Infor LN is a market leading enterprise resource planning suite designed to meet the needs of complex, global operations in general manufacturing, high tech, industrial machinery and equipment, automotive, aerospace and defense, distribution and service industries.

About Veracode

Veracode is a leading independent provider of cloud-based application intelligence and security verification services. The Veracode platform provides the fastest, most comprehensive solution to improve the security of internally developed, purchased or outsourced software applications and third-party components. By combining patented static, dynamic and manual testing, extensive eLearning capabilities, and advanced application analytics, Veracode enables scalable, policy-driven application risk management programs that help identify and eradicate numerous vulnerabilities by leveraging best-in-class technologies from vulnerability scanning to penetration testing and static code analysis. Veracode delivers unbiased proof of application security to stakeholders across the software supply chain while supporting independent audit and compliance requirements for all applications no matter how they are deployed, via the web, mobile or in the cloud. Veracode works with customers in more than 80 countries worldwide including Global 2000 brands such as Barclays PLC and Computershare as well as the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). For more information, visit www.veracode.com, follow on Twitter: @Veracode or read the Veracode Blog.

About Infor

Infor is the third-largest provider of enterprise applications and services, helping 70,000 customers in 194 countries improve operations, drive growth, and quickly adapt to changes in business demands. Infor offers deep industry-specific applications and suites, engineered for speed, using ground-breaking technology that delivers a rich user experience, and flexible deployment options that give customers a choice to run their businesses in the cloud, on-premises, or both. To learn more about Infor, please visit www.infor.com.

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