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30 Fastest Growing IoT Companies 2016

Working On the Single Motto, “Detect, Defend and Respond”: Arxan

“Let us not look back in anger or forward in fear, but around in awareness.” — James Thurber

Arxan offers solutions for software running on mobile devices, desktops, servers, and embedded platforms – including those connected as part of the Internet of Things (IOT). The company is currently protecting applications running on more than 500 million devices across a range of industries, including: financial services, high tech/independent software vendors (ISVs), manufacturing, healthcare, digital media, gaming, and others.

Arxan’s headquarters and engineering operations are based in the United States with global offices in EMEA and APAC. Arxan is a privately held, private equity-funded company. Leading the charge is Arxan’s tenured management team with many years of proven success in leading to meet the demands of its customers.

Security Services for Connected Devices

Connected Cars
Arxan secures applications for a range of industries to address a variety of application protection needs.

The application reduces the risk of:

  • Driver/Passenger Harm and Fatality
  • Tampering with Safety Critical Systems
  • Confidential Vehicle and Driver Data Theft
  • Unauthorized Access
  • Brand and Trust Damage
  • Intellectual Property Theft

Protection for Healthcare and Medical Devices                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
Arxan helps Healthcare and Medical Device Providers by:

  • Minimizing threats to patient health and safety that can result from malicious attacks.
  • Ensuring the privacy and confidentiality of medical health records and data via state-of-the-art whitebox cryptography.
  • Preventing the disassembly or decompilation of applications or application logic that can expose the IP within the applications.
  • Ensuring that the mobile apps that doctors/payers/patients are using are protected from attacks and that the environment in which mobile apps are running has not be compromised.
  • Protecting sensitive patient data shared via APIs.

Arxan Application Protection from IBM
Arxan’s mobile application protection offerings are sold by IBM as part of its portfolio of security products. Arxan Application Protection for IBM Solutions enables run-time protection, self-defense, and tamper-resistance inside mobile applications that run on all major platforms (including Apple iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Blackberry and Tizen) by defending, detecting, and reacting to attacks and exploits.

Arxan Application Protection for IBM Solutions is available from IBM in two versions:

  • The “Consumer and ISV” version is for protecting external-facing applications, such as business-to-consumer (B2C) and business-to-business (B2B) applications, as well as packaged software applications produced by independent software vendors (ISVs).
  • The “Enterprise Internal” version is for protecting internal-facing applications for employees and contractors of an enterprise (B2E applications).

Financial Services

Arxan helps Financial Services Providers by:

  • Preventing the modification of applications including the insertion of malicious code.
  • Preventing unauthorized access to applications.
  • Determining whether the environment in which mobile apps are running is safe.
  • Preventing cryptographic key exposure for Host Card Emulation (HCE).
  • Preventing cryptographic key exposure for APIs authentication.

Professional Services
Arxan or one of the many service partners that they partner with across the globe – can support service needs in all markets. Arxan’s Professional Services Team provides end-to-end services in support of their implementation of Arxan’s products.

The Professional Services Team is comprised of experienced protection engineers, security experts, software analysts and computer scientists who have extensive experience in:

  • building software protection
  • discovering system, software and/or application vulnerabilities
  • reverse engineering
  • network security
  • cryptography
  • verification tools and techniques
  • Secure protocols.

Application Protection for Software Providers
Whether the core business is selling software (related to customer relationship management, enterprise resource management, database management, etc.) or software is a key element of the business, Arxan can protect the applications.

Arxan helps software providers by:

  • Preventing bypass of license management policies and unauthorized access to applications.
  • Preventing the copying of applications or application logic/intellectual property (IP).
  • Preventing the modification of applications including the insertion of malicious code.
  • Ensuring that the environment in which mobile apps are running has not been compromised.

Meet the Key Executive

Joe Sander, CEO: Joe joined Arxan as CEO in 2015 with an outstanding track record of scaling growth-oriented companies and enabling them to reach their full potential. Sander’s experience includes a legacy of generating customer and marketplace growth for technology enterprises and security businesses through direct sales and by building strategic alliances and distribution partnerships. His background includes senior positions leading all aspects of operations, with specific expertise in software as a service (SaaS) delivery models. He most recently served as President and CEO of Harmony Information Systems, a Healthcare IT organization where he developed a strategic roadmap that resulted in an increase of 309% in year-over-year bookings. Prior to joining Harmony, Sander served as President and CEO of a Netherlands-based company, Consul Risk Management. Under Sander’s guidance, Consul established itself as a leader in the Forrester “Security Information Management” Wave and was recognized as the Most Innovative Company in Holland by a leading Dutch magazine. Sander has a track record of success in North America, Europe, South America, and Asia and graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Appalachian State University.