Authenticode

Authenticode

Microsoft's object signing system. See code signing.
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It supports direct XAP file obfuscation, XAML/BAML obfuscation, improved control flow obfuscation, support for PDB files, a Visual Studio Project Integration Wizard, Support for Windows Phone 7 obfuscation, automatic authenticode signing, Test Mode obfuscation, improved COM Interop support and more
According to the company, Time Stamp Server, part of the nCipher product line, is an easily deployed standards-based time stamping appliance that supports a wide range of commercial document and software publishing tools, as well as Microsoft Authenticode and systems supporting Authenticode implementations.
Entrust certificates have the capability of signing most code, including Authenticode (most products based on Microsoft(R) Windows(R)), Java, Visual Basic and Microsoft(R) Office(R) macros.
Baltimore SolutionsPlus for Windows 2000 allows an enterprise IT infrastructure to use the UniCERT PKI to allow desktop users to make use of the following Microsoft applications: Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Internet Information Server (IIS) capabilities, Authenticode, and Virtual Private Network/remote access.
They may also include their company and copyright information, customized messages, authenticode signatures, launch data and run programs during various stages of the system installation.
Activex security relies on what is called the Authenticode, a digital signature process that allows control authors to sign their programs.
Time Stamp Server, part of the nCipher product line, is an easily deployed and cost-effective standards-based time stamping appliance that supports a wide range of commercial document and software publishing tools such as Adobe Acrobat and Adobe LiveCycle Manager as well as Microsoft Authenticode and systems supporting Authenticode implementations.
Thinstall Unique Features -- A client-less, server-less architecture that allows applications to be packaged into simple EXE files that run in user-mode, isolated from the host PC, without installation or changes to the local desktop's registry and file system -- Application security and access management using Active Directory (AD) -- Capability for fast, enterprise wide deployment on key Windows desktop and server platforms, including NT4, 2k, XP, and Vista, with zero impact on existing infrastructure -- Packaged applications can be digitally signed with Authenticode, recognized by IE and Vista on PCs -- Corporate and ISV customers can update applications in restricted user account.
According to the company, nCipher's HSMs and time stamping hardware are used to secure the underlying cryptography and time stamps used as part of the Microsoft Authenticode protocol for digitally signing software.
They may also include splash screen with graphics and text, background images and colors, custom registry entries, company and copyright information, authenticode signatures, messages, and run programs during various stages of the system installation.
nCipher Technology Used to Publish Microsoft Software Products and as Part of the Microsoft Authenticode Scheme to Help Protect All Commercial and Enterprise Developers
MCCI drivers are delivered signed with Authenticode digital certificates.