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In its mission to deliver unique, most secure and highly versatile technologies to software publishers and intelligent device manufacturers, Wibu-Systems has developed CodeMeter, a comprehensive and award-winning suite of hardware- and software-based entitlement solutions for the protection of software rights and technical know-how against piracy, reverse engineering, tampering, sabotage, and espionage.

Dominating Industrie 4.0 with Secure Software Licensing 

2017-03-08

The future of the industry is digital and intelligent, powered by know-how expressed in software that enables collaborative robotics, Big Data and analytics, IIoT and M2M, augmented and virtual reality, and 3D printing. Collaboration between the makers of innovative solution and manufacturing companies promotes the dissemination of the Automation 4.0 culture, the understanding of its implications for competitiveness, and the implementation of successful use cases. At the core of the new infrastructure, we find Cyber Security 4.0 and Digital Business 4.0, both facilitated by CodeMeter Embedded 2.0.

The brand new generation of CodeMeter Embedded provides a broad spectrum of new features:

  • An extremely compact footprint: the technology is modular, so it’s your choice how to combine the modules you need and build a fully customized solution for your project.
  • Established compatibility with embedded systems and PLCs to cover the complete gamut of intelligent devices you intend to deploy.
  • Wider compatibility with platforms and operating systems; if you use a mainstream system, including ARM, Intel, and PPC, we deliver the corresponding libraries to you; if you use more exotic platforms, the source code is directly available to you.
  • Compatibility with the complete array of Wibu-Systems’ hardware and software secure elements: CmDongles, CmActLicenses, and CmLAN (License Server in a Network).
  • Compatibility with CodeMeter Runtime: no need to pick different solutions for complex architectures; CodeMeter covers all options at once.
  • Compatibility with CodeMeter Protection Suite, because top notch encryption is the starting point of all communication.
  • Compatibility with CodeMeter License Central: once security is in place, you can get on with creating, distributing, and managing your embedded software licenses and start monetizing your business.

Live a fully immersive experience in our next masterclass

During this webinar, we will intersperse theory and practice:

  • The common ground between CodeMeter Runtime and CodeMeter Embedded
  • Overview of all the license models CodeMeter Embedded supports
  • Inventory of all the supported CmDongles and third party hardware secure elements (including TPM) for CmActLicenses
  • ExProtector and AxProtector CmE: the dedicated modules of CodeMeter Protection Suite for CodeMeter Embedded
  • CodeMeter Core API: a powerful tool for robust cryptographic operations
  • Demo: How to encrypt with CodeMeter Core API
  • Demo: How to encrypt with CodeMeter Protection Suite
  • Demo: How to run CodeMeter License Central in offline mode with CodeMeter Embedded
  • Demo: How to license your IoT embedded software online

Categories | Embedded | Industrie 4.0 | Software Security

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WIBU-SYSTEMS AG (WIBU®), a privately held company founded by engineers Oliver Winzenried and Marcellus Buchheit in 1989, is an innovative technology leader in the global software license lifecycle management. In its mission to deliver unique, most secure and highly flexible technologies to software publishers and industrial manufacturers, Wibu-Systems has developed a comprehensive, award-winning suite of hardware- and software-based solutions incorporating internationally patented processes dedicated to the integrity protection of digital assets and intellectual property. Wibu-Systems’ product portfolio addresses a wide variety of application delivery models, including PCs, mobile, embedded automation, cloud computing, SaaS, and virtualized architectures. 

Through its motto “Perfection in Protection, Licensing and Security”, Wibu-Systems is standing up for ethically produced software and reinforces its vocation to eradicate software counterfeiting, reverse engineering, code tampering, as well as device and smart factory sabotage, espionage and cyber-attacks.

With its flagship CodeMeter® all-in-one security platform, Wibu-Systems facilitates software monetization techniques to meet the increasing demand for top line revenue growth through the reduction of bottom line costs and the enablement of new marketing strategies. Software powered businesses, whether in the consumer, corporate or embedded systems realm, can create, deliver, and manage an entire orchestration of ready-made license models able to address their singular needs. In a market that is becoming more and more customer oriented, it is strategic to also personalize the offering terms of functionalities, pricing and compliance, and this is where Wibu-Systems enters the game with value added consulting services, localized engineering support and secure hosting.

With more than 50% of its employees involved in research and development, Wibu-Systems has pioneered a number of ingenious technologies, and empowered software developers and intelligent device manufacturers to deliver secure products that meet their customers’ needs. In fact, Wibu-Systems’ CodeMeter and WibuKey security solutions have won several hackers’ contests and are acknowledged and trusted worldwide. Sophisticated use of cryptography, secure key storage, full integration of an unparalleled line-up of form factors within the same framework, license model agnostic hardware, and interoperability with all major computer-based, embedded, real time and PLC operating systems are some of the key differentiators that allow Wibu-Systems to position itself at the forefront and propel software businesses to new heights.

Wibu-Systems is DIN EN ISO 9001:2008 certified and an active member of international and domestic organizations, like BITKOM, VDMA, IIC or TCG as well as standardization committees, such as the USB Implementers Forum, the SD Cards Association and the OPC Foundation. Wibu-Systems has qualified itself as a certified Microsoft Gold OEM Hardware Partner and Wind River Validated Partner; it has also joined the developer programs of Adobe, Apple, Autodesk, Oracle, QNX, and many others. The company’s products have received several awards: Just in 2014, CodeMeter has won the SIIA CODiE Awards for “Best Content Rights and Delivery Solution”, and the German IT-Security Prize for BlurryBox® cryptography. CmStick has also been granted the International iF Product Design Award and has been nominated for the German design award (Designpreis der Bundesrepublik Deutschland).

The company is leading different research projects with universities and other bodies, partially funded by the German BMBF (Ministry for Education and Research) and BMWE (Ministry for Economic Affairs). Among them are MimoSecco, EmbOSYST and OpSIT, respectively for cloud computing, embedded operating systems and smart technologies. Wibu-Systems is also cooperating with KIT (the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology), the Fraunhofer Institute, DFKI (the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence), SmartFactoryKL and FZI (the Research Center for Information Technology) on a number of research and development activities.

Headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany, Wibu-Systems holds wholly owned subsidiaries in Seattle, USA, as well as in Shanghai and Beijing, China; the company also has sales offices in Belgium, France, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, the United Kingdom and a capillary world distribution network.

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