All good projects start with an expert design, before tools are chosen and any work on the ground begins. Software protection follows the same rule: Plan first, act later. These days, the design phase is complicated by other factors; it is not enough to have a well-encrypted software that is able to withstand piracy, reverse engineering, or tampering attacks. Applications are now running in highly connected environments, which expose them to other types of interactions and new vulnerabilities.
Heise has created devSec to respond to the challenges modern software publishers are facing. The panel will cover the secure design, implementation, and integration of software; programming errors and code smells; attack scenarios and threat analyses; risk assessment and risk-oriented test planning; security testing and penetration testing; security landscape scenarios for applications running on the web, in the cloud, or in the context of the Internet of things; cryptography and its best practices; forensic science; as well as legal aspects.
As a Golden Sponsor of the event, Wibu-Systems will bring almost 30 years of experience in software protection, licensing, and security to the avid audience of devSec. Wibu-Systems is an innovative security technology leader in the global software licensing market. In its mission to offer the most secure, unique, and highly versatile technology, Wibu-Systems has developed CodeMeter®, a comprehensive, award-winning suite of hardware and software-based solutions for computers, embedded systems, mobile devices, PLCs, and microcontrollers that incorporate internationally patented processes dedicated to protecting the integrity of digital assets. Software publishers and intelligent device manufacturers can safeguard the intellectual property of their applications against illicit and fraudulent use, reverse engineering, and tampering attacks, and generate new digital business models fully integrated with ERP, CRM, and e-commerce platforms.
In his lecture, Software Protection in Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery, 1.20 to 2.00 pm on Oct 25th, Guenther Fischer, Senior Licensing and Protection Consultant, will show why and how a good and secure software protection should be taken into account during the design and architectural phase in the lifecycle of a software. This results in requirements for continuous integration and automated testing.