Arxan Technologies Names Morgan Vice President, Engineering
Software Veteran to Lead Development of Next-Generation Anti-Piracy Products
BETHESDA, Md. & SAN FRANCISCO & WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Arxan Technologies Inc. announced today (Tuesday, Sept. 26) that Kevin Morgan has joined the company as vice president of engineering, effective immediately.
Arxan Technologies Inc. ("Arxan") provides fortified products and services to protect software and hardware in untrusted environments, making products secure when distributing files or installing software across a network. Arxan's EnforcITJ platform enables developers to quickly implement customized protection for their native and embedded software. Protection is automatically inserted into a compiled binary and is easy to update and individualize. Arxan's APG solution provides efficient protection for desktop software against common threats using a simple, intuitive interface.
"There is strong customer pain around piracy and reverse engineering of products rich in intellectual property, and Arxan is ideally positioned to provide best-of-breed solutions to these problems," said Mike Dager, Arxan's chief executive officer. "Kevin's leadership, backed by his outstanding experience and depth in software system development, will be critical in developing the next generation of our anti-tamper and anti-piracy products."
Morgan has 26 years of experience in the commercial system software business. He holds a master's degree in computer science from the University of California at Berkeley and began his career at Hewlett Packard developing kernel-level software in the RTE operating system. He rose to laboratory manager for the HP-UX kernel and oversaw all HP-UX product development.
In 1999 Morgan joined MontaVista Software as the vice president of engineering and the sixth permanent employee. There, he led the engineering and product strategy for nearly seven years, growing the company to the world's dominant embedded Linux products provider and one of the largest embedded operating systems businesses overall.
"Arxan is the world's leader in anti-tamper and software IP protection technologies," Morgan said. "We are extraordinarily positioned to advance this technology into broad commercial markets, as well as extend its strong position in the defense market. I am very excited about Arxan's core technology and the exceptional intellectual talent in the company. I look forward to leading the company's technology and product programs and enabling rapid business growth."
About Arxan Technologies Inc.
Arxan Technologies Inc. (http://www.arxan.com) provides products and solutions to fortify native and embedded products against tampering, piracy, reverse engineering and other compromise. Arxan takes software security beyond static obfuscation and encryption to actively defend, detect, and react against attacks. The company supports the full gamut of anti-tamper and robustness needs, from basic copy protection all the way up to military grade assurance. Arxan's customers include government agencies, defense corporations, software vendors and content owners. Founded in 2001, Arxan Technologies has offices in Bethesda, Md., San Francisco and West Lafayette, Ind.
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