Kanematsu and Intertrust Partner on Mobile App Protection
Tokyo, Japan and Sunnyvale, CA. – October 18, 2017 Japanese trading company, Kanematsu Corporation, and Intertrust Technologies Corporation today announced a partnership to deliver mobile app protection solutions in the Japanese market. The partnership centers around Intertrust’s subsidiary whiteCryption Corporation, which provides the world’s leading code protection and whitebox cryptography products and services. These products protect sensitive software running in hostile environments from hacking by obfuscating sensitive components. whiteCryption technologies are used globally to protect mobile apps running on iOS and Android and IoT devices in various mission critical industries such as connected cars, fintech, physical security and healthcare.
“As Kanematsu enters new connected devices areas, we see security as a key requirement,” said Alex Sasao, manager of Kanematsu. “Our success in areas ranging from automotive to healthcare hinges on being able to provide our customers and the market secure apps; after researching options and solutions we found that Intertrust and whiteCryption provided the best solution and we are honored to partner with them”
Kanematsu will use whiteCryption products to protect their own apps and also offer the technology to partners in its trading ecosystem. Intertrust and Kanematsu will use this partnership as a beachhead to grow a deeper secure systems collaboration going forward.
“With over 25 years of experience in inventing and deploying mission critical security technologies for the web and the IoT, Intertrust provides the best distributed trusted computing technologies in the world,” said Yutaka Nagao, Intertrust general manager for Japan. Kanematsu is a world leader in many vertical markets that are all going on line – we are delighted to provide security for their products and partner to deliver solutions to the Kanematsu ecosystem.”
Kanematsu Corporation, Japan’s major trading company having 128 years of history, is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. By multiplying business networks in Japan and overseas with extensive experience in general trading, information-gathering, market cultivation, business incubation and project-forming, risk management and logistics, Kanematsu is committed to creating new businesses as a value creator. Kanematsu is supplying varied products and services in a wide range of businesses including electronics, foods, steel, plant,vehicles & aerospace.
For more information on Kanematsu businesses and services, visit our website at http://www.kanematsu.co.jp/en/
About Intertrust Technologies Corporation
Intertrust provides trusted computing products and services to leading global corporations – from mobile and CE manufacturers and service providers to enterprise software platform companies. These products include the world’s leading digital rights management, software tamper resistance and privacy-driven data platforms for AdTech, DNA storage, and IoT.
Founded in 1990, Intertrust is based in Silicon Valley, with regional offices in London, Tokyo, Seoul and Beijing. The Company has a legacy of invention, and its fundamental contributions in the areas of computer security and digital trust are globally recognized. Intertrust holds hundreds of patents that are key to Internet security, trust, and privacy management components of operating systems, trusted mobile code and networked operating environments, web services, and cloud computing.
whiteCryption, a subsidiary of Intertrust Technologies, is a leading provider of application shielding solutions to prevent hackers from reverse engineering and tampering with code. We specialize in advanced obfuscation, runtime application self-protection (RASP), and white-box cryptography solutions for mobile apps, desktop applications, firmware and embedded applications. whiteCryption protects content for the automotive, banking/finance, healthcare, and entertainment industries.
Additional information is available at https://www.intertrust.com/products/application-shielding/