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fortify (someone or something) against (something)

To strengthen or support someone or something, in order to improve chances of success against someone or something else. We need to fortify our bunker against enemy troops. I take vitamins to fortify my immune system against germs.
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fortify (someone or something) against (something) with (something)

To use something in particular to strengthen or support someone or something against someone or something else. We need to fortify our bunker against the advancing enemy troops with more snipers. I fortify my immune system against germs with vitamins.
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fortify (someone or something) with (something)

To use something in particular to strengthen or support someone or something. The enemy troops are advancing, so we need to fortify our bunker with more snipers. I fortify my immune system with vitamins.
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fortify (someone or an animal) (against something) (with something)

to strengthen someone or an animal against something with something. I'll need a cup of hot chocolate to fortify me against the storm. We have to fortify the dogs against the cold with extra food.
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Fortify Defender also recently received Software Test & Performance Magazine's 2007 Tester's Choice Award for Best Solution from a New Player.
Its software security products-Fortify SCA, Fortify Manager, Fortify Tracer and Fortify Defender-drive down costs and security risks by automating key processes of developing and deploying secure applications.
According to the company, Fortify 360 is a suite of solutions to contain, remove and prevent vulnerabilities in software applications.
The addition of a web-based SSA Governance module in Fortify 360 enables enterprises to: create and manage a detailed application inventory of all enterprise software and assign risk profiles to all applications; automatically generate appropriate security policies tailored to each risk profile and apply them consistently; as well as communicate and track processes via a centralised system accessible to developers and security teams.
Fortify Vendor Security Management provides enterprises with Fortify's analysis technologies through a software-as-a-service offering, enabling companies to inspect the security of applications when source code is not available from commercial software vendors.
However, the synthetic folate, or folic acid, used to fortify foods and vitamin supplements can provoke an allergic response, notes Mark S.
Wipro Technologies, an IT services business or Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT), and Fortify Software Inc, a supplier of enterprise application security solutions for Business Software Assurance, have announced the launch of the industry's first joint centre to assess and assure the security of client applications.
The new Wipro Software Assurance Center (SAC) uses Fortify 360 technology and will operate from Wipro's India and regional facilities in the US and EMEA, delivering software assurance capabilities clients via managed (SaaS) or on-demand models.
Fortify Software Inc, a provider of enterprise application security solutions for business software assurance, announced on Monday (15 September) that it is offering a free copy of Fortify 360, which includes its source code analysis, program trace analysis and real-time analysis, to any university for the purposes of education and research.
Its software security suite, Fortify 360, reportedly reduces costs and security risks by automating critical processes of developing and deploying secure applications.
According to the company, 55 universities worldwide, including Harvard, Stanford, University of California, Davis, Princeton and Purdue University, in the US, have to date adopted the use of Fortify 360 into course material and research projects.
Fortify Software Inc, a provider of enterprise application security solutions for business software assurance, unveiled on Tuesday (29 July) a technique for identifying the security implications of using common Web Services and service-oriented architecture (SOA) frameworks.
According to the company, Fortify's research revealed that certain configurations of Apache Axis, Apache Axis 2, IBM WebSphere 6.1, Microsoft .NET Web Services Enhancements (WSE) 2.0 and Microsoft Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) can lead to weak authentication, weak encryption, vulnerability to replay attack or XPath injection.
Fortify Software Inc, a provider of enterprise application security solutions for business software assurance, is making Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) 6.6 compliance easier for its customers with the addition of a project template that gives developers, auditors and managers a PCI-centric view into the security of their software systems.
According to the company, beginning on 30 June, 2008, customers using Fortify's software security solution, Fortify 360, will be able to identify and remediate code level vulnerabilities that violate PCI DSS standards.