CLEVELAND -- PreEmptive Solutions, suppliers of the leading Enterprise Obfuscation Solution for the Microsoft .NET environment and Java, announced today that the PreEmptive Entrepreneur Program has quickly expanded to include over 60 entrepreneurial organizations in the four months since its launch.
The response to our program has been remarkable, said Gabriel Torok, President of PreEmptive Solutions. The software startup is alive and well, and we are seeing innovative work across industries and across the globe. It is gratifying to see that even with the increasingly sophisticated and occasionally hostile environments, developers continue to innovate and push their work out into the marketplace.
With many free reverse engineering tools widely available online, many startups depend on obfuscation to secure their applications, and in effect, their businesses. According to Gartner, Inc. "the use of interpreted languages, such as Java and managed .NET code, makes reverse compilation a relatively simple task, providing the hacker the ability to steal intellectual property (IP) or look for security vulnerabilities," in "Hype Cycle for Cyberthreats, 2006", September 2006, Neil MacDonald; Amrit Williams, et al.