Most thinking around cybersecurity is dominated by the fear factor; what will happen to our company is our name is all over the internet in connection with a data breach or other cyberattack? In the second edition of the Cloakware Report we suggest that there is more to software protection than this…
In the latest Cloakware Cate video Catherine shows us how commonly available tools like debuggers can be used, with live data, by a hacker to effectively subvert an application. This simple demonstration captures the essentials […]
We’ve just introduced a new Youtube video series by Cloakware Cate. Our Senior Architect, Catherine, will show you the tools and techniques hackers use to reverse engineer your apps in preparation for hacking your code, […]
We’ve started creating short, succinct videos on YouTube to help explain key concepts and issues around protecting keys, code and data associated with embedded systems. One series is Stacy Janes “Old-School Car Guy” which explains […]
Software Protection: Integrity, Diversity, Entanglement and Renewability (SPIDER) We’ve spent a lot of time finding a suitable analogy to explain the more subtle aspects of defense in depth and the multi-layered approach to cybersecurity that […]
Ofttimes it has been difficult to explain the role of software protection in hardware-protected secure systems, but recently security researchers have helped us out by providing many examples of zero-day exploits where flaws that are baked into hardware or firmware lead to exploitable vulnerabilities in systems. In this article we are having a look at Spectre & Meltdown and explore how these attacks could have been avoided using application protection technology.