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Arxan Technologies Showcases Industry Leading Software Protection for Android Apps at AnDevCon IV: The Android Developer Conference

Company Secures the Open Architecture of Android to Achieve Superior, End-to-End App Protection for the Global Android App Ecosystem

BETHESDA, MD -- (Marketwire) -- 12/04/12 --


WHAT: Arxan Technologies, a leading provider of software security solutions that protect the global App Economy, will showcase its Android application protection suite for both native and Java apps at AnDevCon IV: The Android Developer Conference, booth #303. AnDevCon IV is the leading technical conference for software developers building Android apps, offering more than 75 classes focused solely on Android development.

WHEN: Dec. 4-7, 2012

WHERE: Hyatt Regency, Burlingame, Calif.

Given the open-source nature of Android, Google recommends, at minimum, the usage of code obfuscation to protect Android apps from attack. However, hackers can easily leverage widely available decompilation and code analysis tools to defeat obfuscation-only solutions and therefore seriously lack adequate protection from reverse-engineering and tampering attacks at the application layer which increasingly contains highly valued assets, critical security logic or sensitive data.

In August 2012, Arxan released its State of Security in the App Economy: Mobile Apps under Attack report which showed that 100 percent of the Top 100 paid Android apps had been hacked. The report revealed the widespread prevalence of "cracked" mobile apps and the financial impact befalling the multi-billion dollar App Economy due to compromised brands, lost revenues, intellectual property (IP) theft, and piracy.

Arxan provides end-to-end security for Android apps (Java and Native), enabling protection of the code, data and cryptographic keys resident within and leveraged as part of an Android application across multiple devices and processing environments. The sum of Arxan's layered security technology prevents passive and active analysis and delivers resilient app integrity in a proven manner which does not impact source code, application functioning or the development process.

To schedule a briefing with Arxan at AnDevCon IV (booth #303) and learn more about its Android mobile app protection suite, please contact Kelly Poffenberger at [email protected].

ABOUT ARXAN TECHNOLOGIES:
Arxan Technologies Inc. is the industry leader of application protection solutions that protect the App Economy. Arxan secures mobile, desktop, server and embedded applications on over 200 million devices against tampering and reverse-engineering attacks and is an integral part of end-to-end application security. Our security defends against tampering, unauthorized use, insertion of exploits, piracy, and theft of intellectual property for global leaders and is deployed in tens of Fortune 500 organizations in high-tech, ISV, financial services, media, gaming, and other industries to proactively defend the integrity of their code and business models. Arxan's proven, scalable and durable application protection solutions defend, detect, alert and react to application attacks through a threat-based, customizable approach. Arxan Technologies is headquartered in the United States with global offices in EMEA and APAC. For more information, please visit www.arxan.com.

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