Arxan’s automated software security provides publishers, studios and distributors resilient, yet lightweight game protection to defend against hackers and preserve game integrity
WHO: Arxan Technologies
Arxan Technologies, a leading provider of software security solutions that protect applications from attack in distributed or un-trusted environments, will demonstrate its suite of products designed to protect online gaming software, to maintain the integrity of the underlying content, and to enhance the associated digital rights management (DRM) robustness.
Online game client software is extremely vulnerable to software hacking. Reverse-engineering and code modification can enable cheats resulting in customer dissatisfaction, illicit client usage, and even cloning of back-end servers for independent game operation. This is especially true for massively multiplayer online games (MMOGs). The associated DRM that may be required for game distribution is also subject to continuous circumvention and attack. The monetary and business risk to game developers is significant, prompting the need to secure the integrity of the software with unobtrusive protections that detect, defend and respond to hacking attempts.
To protect both game clients and servers, Arxan’s application hardening and key hiding protection solutions shield against tampering and reverse-engineering of code and intellectual property (IP) in a durable and proven manner which does not impact source code, application functioning or the development process. Its layered, self-protecting security techniques eliminate any single point of failure, while allowing easy renewability and resilience of security schemes in response to attempted attacks.
Arxan’s technology also safeguards revenue channels from piracy and unauthorized access across desktop, server and embedded applications, including those designed for mobile devices such as the Android™ and iPhone®.
Arxan will be reporting on new developments at the conference via Twitter. Please follow @Arxan.
LOGIN 2010 Conference (Booth #34)
Seattle Marriott Waterfront, Seattle, WA
Now in its fourth year, the LOGIN Conference is an annual game industry event created for the leading voices and minds from all corners of the online game industry around the world. The online game industry is evolving to include massively multiplayer games, virtual worlds, and social games across consoles, PCs, browsers and mobile platforms, and LOGIN reflects these industry-wide changes for the benefit of all attendees.
May 11-13, 2010
ABOUT ARXAN TECHNOLOGIES:
Arxan Technologies Inc. is a leading provider of software security solutions that protect applications from attack in distributed or un-trusted environments. We harden applications against tampering and reverse engineering for unauthorized use, piracy, and theft of intellectual property. Our advanced software protection solutions secure ISV, digital media providers’ and enterprise applications to proactively defend the integrity of code and business models. We defend, detect, alert and react to attacks through a threat-based, customizable approach that works without changing source code. Proven, durable and resilient, Arxan’s offerings support a full range of application protection needs, from commercial software to military grade assurance. Founded in 2001, Arxan Technologies has offices in Bethesda, MD, San Francisco, CA and West Lafayette, IN. For more information, please visit www.arxan.com.
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