Naver Licenses whiteCryption to Secure Global Live Streaming Service V Live

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SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 11, 2016 — whiteCryption, an Intertrust company that provides advanced application security solutions, and Naver, South Korea’s premier Internet company and parent of LINE Corporation, today announced that Naver has licensed whiteCryption’s Code Protection and Secure Key Box software solutions to protect the company’s global live streaming service.

Naver currently has partnerships with Korea’s major entertainment and talent agencies, including SM and YG, and offers its global live streaming service to stream live concerts and the daily, behind-the-scenes lives of celebrities with real-time subtitles. In addition, Naver provides the Naver Media Player, which streams live sports broadcasts, TV Cast videos and a variety of special live music and news events.

whiteCryption’s line of Cryptanium security products protects apps, stops reverse engineering, and keeps cryptographic keys and data private. The software-based, low-cost solution provides robust obfuscation, software self-defense and tamper resistance capabilities. Unlike hardware-based anti-tamper technologies, whiteCryption’s software solution is easily upgradable and goes beyond the limitations and risks of conventional application security.

“The global live streaming service lets Naver viewers watch favorite celebrities and live content that they can’t view on other platforms,” said Hans Kang, whiteCryption general manager, Korea. “The whiteCryption Cryptanium suite of products ensures that Naver customers can access the video content securely and prevents hackers from reverse engineering and tampering with the service.”

“Since its formal launch in September 2015, V Live has achieved over 19 million downloads worldwide and is experiencing strong solid growth,” said Joon-kee Chang, director of Video Cell, Naver. “With the implementation of whiteCryption, worldwide users are now able to enjoy video content in a more secure environment thanks to its secure features.”

 

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About whiteCryption

whiteCryption® is a leading provider of software code protection and white-box cryptography products. whiteCryption, an Intertrust company, supplies its patented technologies to the world’s leading software, hardware and content companies in the entertainment, automotive, IoT, health care and finance industries. whiteCryption Cryptanium™ security solutions protect mobile apps, desktop applications, firmware and embedded applications and are available for all popular platforms such as Android, iOS, Windows, OSX and Linux, as well as embedded systems. For more information, visit www.whitecryption.com.

About NAVER

NAVER Corporation is Korea’s No. 1 Internet company, operating the nation’s top search portal ‘NAVER'(for both PC and mobile). NAVER has introduced many innovative services over the years, such as ‘Comprehensive Search,’ ‘Knowledge iN’ and ‘Real-time Rising Keyword.’ In addition, since releasing the ‘NAVER’ application, NAVER has launched applications for a wide variety of services. NAVER offers innovative mobile services for the global market, including the mobile messenger LINE through LINE Corporation, NAVER’s subsidiary. NAVER launched the Webtoon service in June 2004 in Korea and has pioneered distribution and consumption of webtoons, also known as internet cartoons. (http://www.navercorp.com/en/index.nhn).

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Varney Business Communication
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