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Dinkey Pro/FD version 7.5 released

The Dinkey Pro/FD Team | 13 July 2020
ARM Copy Protection Dinkey Pro/FD Linux macOS Shell Software Protection

We're excited to bring you version 7.5 of the Dinkey Pro/FD SDK. Almost two years in the making, this release expands the capabilities of Dinkey Pro/FD in many different ways, allowing you to protect more software on more platforms than ever before.

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Microcosm, the software copy protection experts

Nick Smith | 6 May 2020
Copy Protection Software Protection

With over 30 years experience in the software protection industry, Microcosm offers a range of copy protection solutions that delivers the perfect combination of security and ease of use. In this post we outline our history and describe our current software protection solutions.

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One-time password: frequently asked questions

Nick Smith | 27 March 2020
HOTP One-Time Password OTP TOTP

Answers to common questions relating to importing, provisioning and managing OTP hardware tokens in 2FA and MFA environments.

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Smart card standards: what do they all mean?

Nick Smith | 14 May 2019
NFC Smart Cards Standards

With so many smart card related standards in existence it is important to understand what they mean and how they are relevant. In this article we provide an overview of several key standards and what part they play in the smart card eco-system.

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Generic Identity Device Specification (GIDS) for smart card authentication

Nick Smith | 22 April 2019
Authentication GIDS PKI Smart Cards

GIDS sets out the functionality of a physical identity device that can be used for authentication, such as a smart card or USB token.

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What is PKCS#11?

Nick Smith | 30 November 2018
PKCS#11 PKI

PKCS#11 defines an API to communicate with cryptographic security tokens such as smart cards, USB keys and Hardware Security Modules (HSMs). Also known as "Cryptoki", PKCS#11 is part of the Public Key Cryptography Standards.

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Introducing our new partner, Korum Secure

Microcosm is pleased to announce that Korum Secure is our new distributor in France.

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Dinkey Pro/FD version 7.4 released

The Dinkey Pro/FD Team | 2 August 2018
Copy Protection Dinkey Pro/FD Software Protection Trialware

We are very pleased to announce a new release of the Dinkey Pro/FD SDK, version 7.4. Version 7.4 brings a much sought-after feature to Dinkey Pro/FD—demo software keys. Read on to learn more.

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Google Advanced Protection Program

Google have introduced their strongest security for personal Google accounts. Support for hardware Security Keys now offers the strongest form of account protection against sophisticated phishing attacks.

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HOTP vs TOTP: what's the difference?

Nick Smith | 3 July 2018
HOTP One-Time Password OTP TOTP

HOTP and TOTP are the two main standards for One-Time Password but what do they mean from a security perspective, and why would you choose one over the other?

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