Wellness & Prevention, Inc. Wins Veracode 2012 Secure Development Award

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Wellness & Prevention, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company, was recently named one of the most secure developers of 2012 by Veracode, Inc.

Wellness & Prevention, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company, was recently named one of the most secure developers of 2012 by Veracode, Inc., the leader in cloud-based application security testing. To determine the winners, Veracode analyzed all applications scanned over the last three years from 600 small and mid-sized business customers and calculated the flaw density of each application, including those built in Java, .Net, C, and C++.

This is the first year Veracode has presented the Secure Development Award, which honors their small and mid-sized customers with the highest security quality applications. Wellness & Prevention, Inc., along with three other companies, had the fewest flaws per megabyte of code out of over 18,000 total applications scanned.

"We've created this award to recognize developers' successes in properly implementing security features during the software development lifecycle," said Veracode Co-Founder, CISO, and CTO, Chris Wysopal. "Historically, security professionals used scanning and application testing tools to only point out flaws in the development process, but we believe this award will help recognize the positive work that developers are doing and celebrate our customers' dedication to application security."

Wellness & Prevention, Inc., a health and performance solutions provider focused on improving population health, is being recognized for its commitment to building secure applications. Its HealthMedia® Digital Health Coaching programs, which combine advanced technology with strong behavioral science to aid individuals in better managing their health, are designed to emulate live health coaching sessions that are highly personalized, confidential, and available 24/7.

"We are proud to have been selected for the Secure Development Award," said Sanjay Gupta, President, Wellness & Prevention, Inc. "We go to great lengths to ensure that our programs are secure because we know this will encourage more people to take programs that are designed to help them improve their health and lives."

For more information about the award, visit http://www.veracode.com/awards-recognition/secure-development-award.html.

About Wellness & Prevention, Inc.
Wellness & Prevention, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company, helps organizations renew the health, energy, and performance of their employees and members, and offers an integrated portfolio of solutions to cover a broad spectrum of population health – from wellness and prevention, to behavioral health, to chronic disease support. These solutions include culture of health assessments and programs, on-site health screenings, Energy for Performance training, health risk assessments, user portals, incentive solutions, Digital Health Coaching, telephonic coaching, on-site health coaching, participation and engagement strategies and programs, outcomes reporting, and data analytics. Wellness & Prevention solutions are supported by a unique, integrated, and scalable approach designed to help lower health care costs, drive business performance, and enhance employee satisfaction and success. For more information, visit http://www.wellnessandpreventioninc.com.

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