Today malware is big business for cyber criminals. The availability of exploitation kits, malware-as-a-service, rogue anti-malware software (AKA â€œscarewareâ€), and other tools have made it too easy for unscrupulous individuals and criminal groups to infiltrate home and business computers and networks. Faced with the increasing sophistication of these threats, even the savviest computer users are getting infected.
Code signing is an industry-recommended and widely-used defense against tampering, corruption, or malware infection in software code. As a powerful method to both identify code and assure the identity of the code signer, it builds trust with anyone using the software. This white paper discusses the malware threat, the potential impact on your business, and how to protect your company and your customers by using code signing.