Revisiting Software Protection

  • Paul C. van Oorschot
Conference paper

DOI: 10.1007/10958513_1

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2851)
Cite this paper as:
van Oorschot P.C. (2003) Revisiting Software Protection. In: Boyd C., Mao W. (eds) Information Security. ISC 2003. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 2851. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg


We provide a selective survey on software protection, including approaches to software tamper resistance, obfuscation, software diversity, and white-box cryptography. We review the early literature in the area plus recent activities related to trusted platforms, and discuss challenges and future directions.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul C. van Oorschot
    • 1
  1. 1.Digital Security Group, School of Computer ScienceCarleton UniversityCanada

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