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Last modification: 11-06-2019 / 11:32 am GMT+01:00 1 © 2019 Irdeto. All Rights Reserved. Datasheet CLOAKWARE® SOFTWARE PROTECTION FOR MEDICAL APPS Renewable software security with platform specific anti-hacking protection technologies A medical App host device, like an iOS or Android phone or tablet, is a hostile environment where potential hackers have the luxury of unfettered access and unlimited time to devise an effective exploit. To achieve desired efficiencies, medical OEMs find it necessary to deploy mission critical applications to the field on unmanaged devices, putting their Intellectual Property (IP), business model / ecosystem, and important patient data / credentials at risk. These business drivers are also critical considerations for the emerging Software as a Medical Device (SaMD) segment. Your applications are at risk Your medical applications can be reverse engineered, repackaged and redistributed, functionality changed by tampering, malware injected, your IP stolen, or they can simply be copied and/or cloned. Simple obfuscation has been proven to be inadequate – it can be incomplete, poorly applied, easily reversed and doesn't address the problems of copying / cloning. A successful security strategy for medical apps requires a multi-layered approach – data security at rest and in transit, network / API security and robust software protection. Medical applications will benefit from enhanced security by using Cloakware® Software Protection (CSP) to conceal proprietary algorithms and secrets, including cryptographic keys, private and personal data, as well as credentials. Once protected, your apps can safely be deployed in hostile environments and on untrusted, unmanaged devices. Software protection Cloakware Software Protection is a suite of advanced technologies, libraries and tools that enable our customers to customize the protection of their critical digital assets such as keys, code and data. Cloakware's security techniques provide application protection through sophisticated data, function and control flow transformations, anti-debug, whitebox cryptography, and active integrity verification, all working together to provide security-in-depth. CSP integrates these security techniques into the customer's software build process, thereby applying the protections to source and data transparently to the developer and entangling the protections inseparably with the software. KEY BENEFITS Effective security • Defends against reverse engineering, theft of secrets and tampering attacks • Automatically creates software diversity to protect against persistent and scripted attacks • Enables you to easily tune performance for optimum security within device constraints • Makes security inseparable from the software (entanglement) • Independently audited by customers, academics and ethical hacking service providers • Proven in use to provide effective protection for multi- billion-dollar mobile app-based ecosystems Ease of use • Integrates directly into standard mobile platform IDEs and build processes; automated protections enable rapid deployment of security • Easily update your keys, software and security measures in field deployment (renewability) • Does not affect application functionality and is transparent to application developers and legitimate users Broad platform support • CSP releases synchronized with major platform updates to iOS and Android • Support for Platform specific features for anti-debug, jailbreak/root detection, device fingerprinting, anti-hooking, etc. • Runtime Integrity Verification (IV) supports dynamic application binaries like iOS bitcode • CSP is designed to quickly evolve as emerging programming languages become popular • Supported languages & platforms include: • C, C++ (inquire about Swift, Web Assembly, and JavaScript in development) • iOS & Android • Linux, MAC OS X, Windows and others • Custom platform support on request

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