Solution Briefs Application Protection Overview

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Solution Brief | Application Protection actors can exploit unprotected apps through reverse engineering to gain an understanding of an app's code and how it communicates with back office systems. Once understood bad actors can insert malicious code to steal personally identifiable information (PII), intellectual property (IP), or via follow-on attacks utilizing exposed keys and API locations. Protect Comprehensive code-level security • Obfuscates source code, inserts honeypots, and implements other deceptive code patterns to deter and confuse threat actors • Triggers defensive measures automatically if suspicious activity is detected, including app shut down, user sandbox, or code self-repair • Injects essential app code protections and threat detection sensors into CI/CD cycle after code development, without disrupting DevOps processes Alert Real-time threat data • Notifies organizations of app reputation, real-time attacks, and provides the ability to suspend accounts or step up transaction or access authentication • Insights help optimize and adapt protection based on attack insights and trends including how, when, where, and by whom the app is targeted • Delivers threat data feeds end to end, making threat data accessible via a browser or easy integration with existing SIEM, BI, and fraud prevention platforms Encrypt Key and data protection • Encrypts static or dynamic keys and data embedded or contained within app code • Protects sensitive data at rest within an app or in transit between the app and server • Supports all major cryptographic algorithms and modes with FIPS 140-2 certification Application Protection (formerly Arxan) Protecting apps in a zero-trust world Customers and employees are increasingly interacting with organizations via an app — whether it's mobile, web, or desktop. As apps become more sophisticated and integrated with corporate infrastructure, the need to protect customer information and business data is greater than ever. Securing this new endpoint is key to preventing breaches, brand damage, financial loss, intellectual property theft, and government penalties. Traditional app security and network defenses cannot protect apps from reverse engineering nor attacks that originate from within the apps. These attacks can lead to direct data breaches, compromised IDs from skimming attacks, and stolen IP. Apps for anyone Millions of apps have been created for customers, employees, and partners that are critical to industries such as mobile banking, payments, eCommerce, connected medical and automotive, entertainment, and gaming. These apps are valuable targets because they are access points to corporate infrastructure that can expose customer credentials and business information. Applications are vulnerable to attack whenever operating in zero-trust environments — directly downloaded, made available via public app stores, or when web applications are run in a browser. Bad

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