0416-biz-webGOOGLE-Artboard_1New Features Enable Users to More Resilient and Self-Defending Applications

Arxan Technologies, the trusted provider of application attack prevention and self-protection solutions, announced the addition of several significant new features to its products. These include new and enhanced support for major operating systems and programming languages, including QNX (a subsidiary of Blackberry), a leading platform in the IoT space for connected cars and medical devices, and Swift (Apple’s programming language), as well as new white-box cryptographic schemes including SHA-3. These updates demonstrate Arxan’s commitment to innovation and dedication to helping customers stay ahead of the latest attacks targeting mobile and IoT applications.

Arxan’s patented technology defends applications against attacks, detects attempted attacks at run-time, and deters attacks by stopping, alerting or repairing detected attacks. Arxan offers solutions for software running on mobile devices, desktops, servers, and embedded platforms, including those connected as part of the Internet of Things (IoT). Industries include mobile banking, mobile payments, connected cars, connected medical devices, gaming, and digital media, among others. Arxan works with many marquees partners in the security space including IBM and Cigital to deliver comprehensive solution to enterprises.

New Support and Features

QNX – Arxan offers one of the first solutions for protecting apps on the QNX platform. QNX is a leading platform for the Internet of Things (IoT) and is used across several industries, particularly in the automotive and medical device industries.

Swift– Apple’s programming language, used in MacOS, iOS, and tvOS development will be supported by Arxan, one of the fastest adoptions, ensuring that customers can continue using the latest programming

SHA-3– Updated in 2015, SHA-3 offers a new message digest algorithm that will be included in Arxan’s white-box, allowing customers to use updated algorithms for the latest cryptographic schemes.

In addition, Arxan will also provide various other strong features in these product releases including coverage for Android N, iOS 10, Emulator Detection Guard, Shamir Secret Sharing Scheme, and JNI Authentication Guard.

About Cigital: Cigital is one of the world’s largest application security firms, enabling organizations to secure the applications that power their business. Our holistic approach to application security offers a balance of managed services, professional services and products tailored to fit your specific needs. We don’t stop when the test is over. Our experts also provide remediation guidance, program design services, and training that empowers you to build and maintain secure applications on the web, in the cloud, and on mobile devices. Cigital is headquartered near Washington, D.C. with regional offices throughout North America, Europe, and India. For more information visit: https://www.cigital.com

About Arxan Technologies: Arxan is the trusted global leader of Application Attack Prevention and Self-Protection products for Internet of Things (IoT), Mobile, Desktop, and other applications. We help protect our customers against financial loss, brand damage, fraud, IP theft, stolen credentials, fraudulent transactions, unauthorized access, non-compliance with regulatory and industry standards, and more. Our unique patented guarding technology 1) Defends applications against attacks, 2) Detects at run-time when an attack is being attempted, and 3) Deters attacks to stop hackers, send alerts, or repair making customers’ applications truly resilient. We are currently protecting applications running on more than 500 million devices across a range of industries, including: financial services, automotive (connected automobiles), healthcare (connected medical devices), digital media, gaming, high tech/independent software vendors (ISVs), and others. The company’s headquarters and engineering operations are based in the United States with global offices in EMEA and APAC. Learn more at www.arxan.com.

Source: ACXAN Press release