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Security Assistant for Visual Studio provides real time, as you type code, security analysis and results. It provides structural and configuration analyzers which are purpose built for speed and efficiency to power our most instantaneous security feedback tool.

Find vulnerabilities just by writing code and we will help you prevent costly security mistakes.Security Assistant displays security results in the default Error List window under warnings. All security issues contain rich details and recommendations enabling developers to quickly address security vulnerabilities. In addition to real time analysis, a full solution wide analysis is available in the interface.

Documentation can be found here.

Note: All current Fortify Static Code Analyzer customers are entitled to use Security Assistant and it will work with your existing license. If you have any issues, please contact support.

Minimum Requirements

Visual Studio 2017 15.6 and later

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Fortify Security Assistant for Visual Studio 18.10
Jun 6, 2018
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Version 17.1 · 17.20
Version 18.10 · 18.20
Version 19.10 · 19.20
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Version 21.1 · 21.2
Version 22.1 · 22.2
Version 23.1
Release notes

Support Visual Studio 2017 15.6 and later.

Note from PM (1/9/2020): This is the latest version of Security Assistant with a new release to add support VS 2019 to follow in the coming weeks. It will be linked from here to the Microsoft Visual Studio marketplace


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