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OPC UA Security: Native and Add-On Solutions for the Rise of Smart Factories
OPC UA is a multi-platform, plug & play Information Exchange Standard for industrial smart automation and cloud networking that is facilitating the convergence of OT and IT. CodeMeter Embedded fully supports the OPC UA defined Security Profiles and configurations and provides even stronger security for modern M2M communications.
Reconcile simplicity and sophistication with the Nested Items option of CodeMeter License Central. A great help for designing your licensing business model to handle software functions separately and deliver scalable packages that grow in features and investment as needed. Meet higher revenue goals and surprise customers with tailored offerings.
In order to prevent a hacking attack, you need to think like a hacker and go beyond textbook cryptography. Planting perfectly crafted mines in the code is the ultimate means to vanquish perpetrators who are ready to disguise and deceive to penetrate the secrets of your code, reverse engineer it, and create pirate copies.
The License Portal – A Golden Pot of Opportunities
The license portal is the turning point of the entire license lifecycle management system, as it couples expectations and requirements of end users and ISVs. With a neatly branded interface, integration with third party systems, and a few custom touches, it becomes an efficient communication channel for an elegant and profitable entitlement process.
The loss of IP can cost companies millions or even jeopardize their actual presence in the market. Hardware secure elements are the vital backbone of cyber security. They include dongles, memory cards, ASICs, and TPMs. As part of a cybersecurity initiative of TCG, Infineon and WIBU are outlining a complete IP protection and licensing process for a thriving business in the IoT age.
License and maintenance subscription models have become the cash cows in software sales as they provide complete flexibility to both the vendor and the end user. CodeMeter features ease of use for the subscription workflow and the user’s interface, automatic renewal capabilities, customization options, and a lean interface to back office systems.
The new generation of CodeMeter is a goldmine of opportunities for ISVs and their users. Enriched with augmented automation capabilities and new flexibility, the secure distribution of software enters a new phase: Core features, the integration in the software, and the integration in back office processes have all been supplemented with unique features for the world market.
The surge of smart factories is reshaping the very essence of industrial manufacturing. The security implications in terms of data, communication, and company assets are enormous. The Industrial Internet Consortium is bringing together the world's industrial powerhouses to provide reference guidelines that integrate perfectly with Wibu-Systems' security recommendations.
Ready to create an unbeatable licensing map to revitalize your sales and offer user's convenience? CodeMeter License Central 2.20 increases your productivity and reduces the time impact of your operations. With the configuration of transferrable licenses, the bundling of products and a complete redesign of WebDepot and Gateway, you can level up your offerings and outperform your clients' expectations.
License deployment can take many different forms depending on environmental circumstances. It can be as straightforward as an activation on the license server for the networked users to use and monitor their license immediately. But license transfer can also be as easy as clicking ‘Borrow' even when you have no VPN connection or wish to continue working on your project from your home office.
The Industrial Internet is a massive game changer with its commercial value estimated at $33 trillion. Ruggedized environments are often characterized by substantial swings in temperature, humidity, and vibrations. CodeMeter hardware secure elements have been fully redesigned to provide utmost reliability. Industrial grade fail-safe embedded flash memory is introduced as one of the core components.
The integration of CodeMeter License Central with SAP, the world champion business suite, offers a significant advancement in back office performance. License lifecycle management and entitlement are incorporated within the existing workflow. The ERP system is enriched with automatic features for generating license codes, transmitting them to the user, and tracking their activation.
The bending and stretching capabilities of the license portal
Transparency, streamlined processes, and extreme customization are the signature traits of Wibu-Systems' license portal. Activate, deactivate, or reactivate licenses, register users and tickets, and create, manage, move, or split licenses. The time has come to increase your efficiency and minimize licensing costs, all in one place: the gateway to your customers.
Certificates for Authenticity, Authentication or both?
Introducing the fundamentals of certificate-based technology and its relevance for software protection, licensing, and security. A journey from essential elements, to security requirements and applications, in order to master certificate usage, implement software authenticity, enforce user authentication, ensure integrity, and control access rights management.
Embedded Security and the Internet of Things - challenges, trends, solutions.
Embedded Security and the Internet of Things - challenges, trends, solutions Cisco forecasts that there will be 50 billion connected devices on the planet by 2020, spanning everything from entertainment and information to the industrial and medical markets. The benefits are obvious. The risks are significant, and could have catastrophic consequences. For the Internet of Things, security is a major issue with many dimensions.
The choice for the most convenient, secure and effective hosting solution should never be underestimated in terms of its setup, operation, and maintenance. Wibu-Systems offers a wide array of competitive hosting services for your CodeMeter License Central that include the latest licensing system updates, patches, and features.
The introduction of CodeMeter µEmbedded extends the security features of CodeMeter to Programmable Logic Controllers and microcontrollers. The additional integration with the XMC4000 industrial microcontroller family made by Infineon Technologies offers software developers that are predominantly active in the field of automation the ability to protect and license their application code.
Salesforce is used by a growing number of ISVs to associate customers with the software licenses they purchase. CodeMeter License Central comes in handy when trying to expedite license deployment. This session offers the opportunity to step into the ISV’s and the user’s shoes, observe how the solution is integrated and watch the entire activation process in action.
Enabling Embedded Security for the Internet of Things
Security Profile for VxWorks 7 integrates CodeMeter technology, providing its complete range of hardware- and software-based capabilities for IoT applications supported by RTOS. In particular, it offers secure boot, a secure runtime loader, advanced user management, network security and encrypted containers, with the option to seamlessly upgrade to Wibu-Systems' hardware solutions.
Java is a preferred target for hackers due to its impressive installation rate and its vulnerable design. AxProtector Java makes use of special techniques that protect the intermediate code Java generates at class and method level, and license it for desktop applications, application servers and Eclipse plugins, on Windows, Linux, OS X, and Android.
There can be no software development without encryption. With CodeMeter APIs, you can select the most suitable protection vessel for your license, but then you still need to know the basics of cryptography. This master class covers HASH functions, symmetric and asymmetric encryption to help you build strong safeguards for today and tomorrow.
In cooperation with Avangate, Wibu-Systems has fully streamlined its protection and licensing technologies with one of the leading cloud commerce solutions. A comprehensive framework, complete with license deployment and automatic billing features, is now available at your fingertips for you to reach the millions of potential customers around the globe.
AxProtector exposed - Integrity protection of a modular application
With AxProtector, CodeMeter module for program code encryption, ISVs can protect their modular applications to meet the expectations in both security and convenience. Beginning with a prevention analysis, we take a closer look at the most effective integrity protection techniques used to detecting and responding to tampering attacks.
Protection and Security for Facilities, Machines, and Embedded Systems
The Internet of Things is opening the way to many new opportunities but it is also opening the doors for cyber criminals. StuxNet, Duqu, piracy, and copycats or industrial spies and intelligence services threaten manufacturers and owners of machines and embedded systems. CodeMeter, with its strong encryption and its support for industrial standards, protects your data and intellectual property.
Masterful customization of your license activation process
With CodeMeter License Central and WebDepot you can be the true architect of your license management system. A smart interface will guide you through the setup of the online and/or offline activation process, the customization of the graphic user interface and the activation of advanced functionalities, like License Overviews or Trial Versions.
A professional approach to data security in the cloud
With CodeMeter you can have an heterogeneous framework where licenses are stored on hardware devices, secure files, or in the cloud. But all of the advantages of SaaS, IaaS and PaaS vanish if you do not have a clear path for implementing and monitoring your application data security.
The partnership between 3S-Smart Software Solutions and Wibu-Systems was born out of the demand for IP protection against reverse engineering and copy protection against counterfeiting attempts. Discover the various technological levels involved in the complete integration of CodeMeter with CODESYS.
Given the increasing number of hacking attempts, it is essential to not just implement code protection measures, but also to execute them optimally. Independent Software Vendors and Original Equipment Manufacturers can learn about best-in-class practices, tricks of the trade, and helpful and traps to protect their intellectual and business assets.
The first ever Out-of-the-Box solution for Embedded Development and IP Protection
Wibu-Systems, Wind River® and Emerson Network Power have recently launched their Embedded Development Kit for CodeMeter®. Experience how the EDK supports Wind River VxWorks® and delivers the first ever out-of-the-box solution for IP protection, tamper protection and license management to Emerson Network Power NITX-315 boards.
Cloud Security Act One: License and Identity Protection
Wibu-Systems is actively protecting ISVs' data and business logic in SaaS, PaaS and IaaS schemes against license counterfeiting and duplication. With the integration of charismathics CSSI, we can also guarantee the secure access of users based on PKI two-factor authentication. Explore the complete offerings for cloud security.
Secure license management at the heart of embedded systems and integrity protection
As cyberphysical systems are introduced in manufacturing, security and safety become vulnerable to cyberattacks on embedded software, machines, or entire production plants. Hear the success stories to learn how CodeMeter can safeguard intellectual property, reinvestments in research and development, and even jobs.
A customer centric view of best practices in software monetization
Software monetization is the key strategy to expand your top-line revenues while controlling bottom-line costs. We unveil the 3 S’s of Wibu-Systems: seamless, secure, and scalable technology. Learn about real business use cases that you can apply to increase the strength of your application and multiply your licensing models.