BETHESDA, MD--(Marketwire - Feb 28, 2013) - Arxan Technologies, the leading provider of software security solutions that protects the global App Economy, announced today that its Mobile Application Protection: App Integrity for Android solution was named Gold winner of the 2013 Global Excellence Awards in the "Best Security Software (New or Updated Version)" category at the 9th Annual 2013 Info Security's Global Excellence Awards dinner held last night in conjunction with RSA Conference 2013.
In addition, Arxan's mobile financial app protection integrity for finance and banking apps won in the "Security Products and Solutions for Finance and Banking" category, and the company's multi-platform application hardening technology was honored in the "Products and Solutions for Asia-Pacific" category.
The Info Security Products Guide Awards recognize and honor excellence in all areas of information security. More than 50 judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world participated and their average scores determined the 2013 Global Excellence Awards Finalists and Winners. Winners were announced during the awards dinner and presentation on Feb. 27 in San Francisco attended by the finalists, judges and industry peers.
"Info Security Products Guide's recognition of our mobile application integrity platform further validates our product as excellence-in-class, addressing a market need to secure the growing global App Economy from hackers and other attacks," said Mike Dager, chief executive officer, Arxan. "Arxan's software security includes comprehensive platform coverage, and has been selected as the gold standard by industry leaders around the world to protect their brand integrity and preserve revenue streams across many operating systems on over 200 million devices."
Further details of Arxan's award-winning products are listed below:
Arxan Mobile Application Protection: App Integrity for Android
The Android operating system continues to gain in the marketplace and given the open-source and diverse nature of Android deployments, comprehensive security at the code level is needed to protect the app from hackers. Arxan's Application Integrity for Android provides end-to-end software protection for Android applications that run in the Dalvik virtual machine and call into native code via the Android Native Development Kit, and is widely used across vertical markets, including financial services, digital media, and the enterprise.
Arxan Mobile Financial App Protection Integrity for Finance and Banking Apps
Financial services/mobile banking is a key market for Arxan as the company continues to gain new customers, including global banks and mobile payment providers in North America, EMEA and APAC. Arxan's Mobile Application Integrity for Finance and Banking protects financial services with best-of-breed application hardening and tamper-resistance technology against a new generation of attacks. Its multi-layered and multi-platform protection consists of a variety of security technologies, providing self-defense and tamper-resistance from fraud, malware, unauthorized access, and brand and revenue loss. Arxan's strength of security and ease of use ensure mobile financial apps are deployed with durability and resiliency for optimal performance in the field.
Arxan Multi-Platform Application Hardening
Arxan established its Asia-Pacific headquarters in Tokyo last year to support its growing customer base and demand in this region. Arxan's Multi-Platform Application Hardening solution secures applications by hardening code and keys against tampering, piracy, reverse-engineering, key discovery and unauthorized use. Arxan's patented and award-winning Guard Technology embeds small security units to "lockdown" applications against attack and are comprised of many Guard types, such as obfuscation, encryption, authentication and other technologies. Its military-grade software security technology originates from satisfying nation-level anti-tamper mandates and is commercially worldwide protecting mobile, desktop, embedded and server applications from attack.
ABOUT ARXAN TECHNOLOGIES
Arxan protects the App Economy from attacks in distributed or untrusted environments with the world's strongest and most deployed application integrity protection products. Among today's diverse computing platforms, mobile and tablet apps and packaged or embedded software are all exposed to hacking attacks such as reverse-engineering, tampering, insertion of malware/exploits, repackaging, fraud, intellectual property theft, and piracy. Arxan's unique patented Guarding technology enables sensitive or high-value applications to proactively guard their own integrity by defending, detecting, alerting, and reacting to hacking attacks through a risk-based, customized protection. Arxan's self-defending and tamper-proof applications are deployed on more than 200 million devices by leading Fortune 500 organizations in high-tech, ISV, financial services, digital media, gaming, healthcare, and other industries. Arxan Technologies is headquartered in the United States with global offices in EMEA and APAC. Visit us at www.arxan.com. Follow us @Arxan or http://www.linkedin.com/company/arxan-technologies
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