Arxan Technologies Joins Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem (DECE) to Offer Additional Security Benefits to UltraViolet™

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Arxan continues to contribute software application security expertise to the digital media marketplace

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Arxan Technologies®, a leading provider of software security solutions that protect applications from attack in distributed or un-trusted environments, today announced it has joined the Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem LLC (DECE LLC). DECE is a consortium of nearly 60 companies working across industries to launch UltraViolet™ which will make it easier for consumers to purchase and watch digital movies and entertainment how, when and where they want.

“People don’t want to be locked into a single technology. They want choice, confidence and freedom in their digital entertainment experiences. UltraViolet will deliver this and will do so in a secure and reliable way,” said Mark Teitell, general manager of DECE. “We are pleased to welcome Arxan into our growing consortium along with the expertise and solutions they bring for protecting content owners’ and consumers’ rights.”

Arxan’s code and key protection product suite defends against tampering and reverse-engineering of applications and intellectual property in a durable and proven manner which does not impact user experience, source code or the development process. Available across multiple platforms including desktop, mobile, embedded and server applications, Arxan code protection measures secure applications accessed by millions of business users and consumers from the threat of hackers.

“Arxan supports UltraViolet’s vision of enabling consumers to select and view their preferred digital entertainment across multiple platforms and retail channels. Our proven tamper resistance portfolio of products help ensure the integrity of the produced content and distribution methods in an unobtrusive manner,” said Mike Dager, chief executive officer of Arxan. “We look forward to leveraging our industry knowledge to develop best-of-breed content security practices that protect intellectual property and business models, while providing end -users with peace-of-mind in using this revolutionary cloud-based entertainment service.”

Arxan’s global customers span the digital media ecosystem, from leading game and digital content developers, to digital media application and platform providers, and conditional access systems. The company’s technology supports DRM standards and their robustness rules such as Widevine, Marlin and OMA.

About Arxan Technologies
Arxan Technologies Inc. is a leading provider of software security solutions that protect applications from attack in distributed or un-trusted environments. We harden applications against tampering and reverse engineering for unauthorized use, piracy, and theft of intellectual property. Our advanced software protection solutions secure ISVs, digital media providers, gaming publishers and enterprises to proactively defend the integrity of code and business models. Proven, durable and resilient, Arxan protects applications which are accessed by millions of business users and consumers from the threat of hackers. We defend, detect, alert and react to attacks through a threat-based, customizable approach that works without changing source code. Founded in 2001, Arxan Technologies has offices in Bethesda, MD; San Francisco, CA; and West Lafayette, IN. For more information, please visit http://www.arxan.com.

About Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem (DECE) LLC
The Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem (DECE) LLC is a cross-industry initiative developing the next generation digital media experience, UltraViolet. UltraViolet will be based on open, licensable specifications and is being designed by DECE to create a viable, global digital marketplace. The DECE is currently made up of Adobe, Alcatel-Lucent, Arxan Technologies, Ascent Media Group, Best Buy, BT, CableLabs, Catch Media, Cineplex Entertainment, Cisco, Comcast, Cox Communications, CSG Systems’ Content Direct, Deluxe Digital, DivX, Dolby Laboratories, DTS, Fox Entertainment Group, HP, Huawei, IBM, Intel, Irdeto, Liberty Global, Lionsgate, Microsoft, MOD Systems, Motorola, Movie Labs, Nagravision, NBC Universal, NDS, Netflix, Neustar, Nokia, Panasonic, Paramount Pictures, Philips, Red Bee Media, RIAA, Rovi, Roxio CinemaNow, Samsung Electronics, Secure Path, Sony, SwitchNAP, Tesco, Thomson, Toshiba, Verimatrix, VeriSign, Warner Bros. Entertainment, Widevine Technologies Inc. and Zoran. DECE’s new digital media specifications, logo program and interoperable digital rights locker will enable consumers to purchase digital video content from a choice of online retailers and play it on a variety of devices and platforms from different manufacturers. For more information, please visit http://www.uvvu.com.

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