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software protection

[′sȯf‚wer prə‚tek·shən]
(computer science)
The use of various techniques to prevent the unauthorized duplication of software. Also known as copy protection.
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New software protection mechanisms to detect and react to the latest dynamic attacks;
New products are based on SOFPRO's latest V6 software protection platform which brings completely rewritten assembly language protection code for 32/64 bit platforms, redesigned and optimized gui, improved compatibility and security.
When deciding to introduce software protection, it is important to consider the nature of the software being sold, the target audience, the intended market and the amount of the existing piracy.
Nasdaq:ALDN), has announced that full support for Microsoft's Windows XP Professional x64 Edition and Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition, is now offered by its HASP HL software protection and licensing solution.
The implementation of software protection has historically been tied to licensing; every time software's licensing model was changed, the security would have to change also.
We are very pleased to see the AT-SPI Technology Office taking such a prominent and active role in promoting the need for improved software protection capabilities," said Donald Whiteside, vice president, Legal and Government Affairs at Intel.
HASP CD9 further advances the technology introduced in HASP4, Aladdin's next generation family of software protection keys.
Traditionally, in software protection, cryptography has been virtually performed directly in front of the eyes of the attacker.
To provide software protection that is equally strong as the existing hardware-based protection, we will develop software protection techniques along five mutually strengthening lines of defence: data hiding, algorithm hiding, anti-tampering, remote attestation, and renewability.
0 applications stands as powerful, most convenient software protection solution
Aladdin Knowledge Systems (NASDAQ: ALDN), Chicago, a leader in the field of Internet content and software security, has released HASP CD9, the latest software for the HASP4 hardware- based software protection system that offers high-level security for Linux developers, as well as new ease-of-use features.

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