Revulytics Blog

Software Piracy Is Well Organized

September 8, 2006


These two recent examples show how organized the business of software piracy is:

From this it is very clear that software publishers have to invest in a multi-pronged anti-piracy strategy and not rely on Government initiatives to protect their software. A comprehensive strategy has to not only include license management controls but investment in software protection technology that deters reverse engineering attacks.  Many vendors still prioritize the inadvertent piracy and license overuse within their customer base, and ignore the more sophisticated reverse engineering threat used by the “warez” community.

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Michael Goff

Post written by Michael Goff

Marketing Director at Revulytics
Michael is Marketing Director at Revulytics where he is responsible for corporate marketing, content, and social media. He has helped to educate the industry on the benefits of software usage analytics for compliance and product management through the company's blog and contributed articles in trade publications. Michael was previously a marketing programs manager at The MathWorks and principal at Goff Communications. Michael earned a J.D. from Boston University School of Law and a B.A. from Colgate University.