Paul Tyma is vice president and chief scientist of PreEmptive Solutions, Inc., a company specializing in software code protection. He received his Ph.D. in computer engineering from Syracuse University.
This article considers
code obfuscation for what it is: an attempt to make the bad guy's
job harder. If you lock your front door at night, you agree. That lock
won't stop even a slightly determined person--yet you do it. Why?
Because it stops some professionals and sends some to easier targets.