KEYnote 46 English - Fall/Winter 2023 | Page 2


Dear Clients and Partners !

CORPORATE Wibu-Systems International 3 Partner Summit 2023
LICENSING CodeMeter Cloud Lite Usage Reporting 4
PROTECTION CmReady – Three Cheers for Diversity ! 6
CORPORATE Developing Secure Software 8
SECURITY Licensing and Protecting 10 Industrial Edge Devices
LICENSING TMR : The Solution for 12 Fail-Proof Licensing Setups
LICENSING Creating Licenses in 14 CodeMeter License Portal
LICENSING How our clients get their ROI 16 with CodeMeter
LICENSING Licensing in the Cloud 20
LICENSING CodeMeter Licensing in Kubernetes 24
PROTECTION Reliable Licensing in a Changing World : 27 CodeMeter and SmartBind
HIGHLIGHTS News in Brief 28
CASE STUDY ETM professional control 29
INFORMATION Wibu-Systems Training 30
IT security is an executive issue . We are living through a period of global tension . The threats are getting more severe every day , and the question is not whether a company will be affected by a cyberattack , but when and how severe that attack will be .
With our responsibility for our businesses comes a duty to care , to act , to equip our people with the means they need to enforce compliance with standards like NIS2 , ISO 27001 and different EU acts ( cyberresilience , cybersecurity , AI , data , …), and to take the right steps to mitigate the remaining risks . In essence , we must make a make-or-buy decision : Should we buy the expertise we need for all of this , or should we make it by teaming up with external specialists to support , advise , and test us with penetration tests , ISO 27001 , external IT security officers and the like ?
Our products must be secure . Our users , and we ourselves , must be able to configure and run the products securely , keep everything up to date , and ensure fundamental IT security .
As manufacturers , it is our duty to produce secure products : “ Security by default ” means that our products can only be used in a secure configuration . We pay attention to and comply with many standards : there are the Security Assurance Levels in IEC62443 , the Common Criteria and Cybersecurity Assurance Levels ( CAL ), not unlike the ASIL of ISO 26262 , and the MDR and IEC13485 in the medical sphere . With the CodeMeter cryptographic tools at your disposal , we are helping you integrate the necessary security precautions into your own products .
In addition to our security focus , we gladly share with you the latest technologies and tricks of the trade for you to reap the most benefits from our licensing and protection solutions . Read this issue of our KEYnote magazine to learn more about how to calculate the ROI of CodeMeter for different types of users and clients , our fail-proof TMR license server , Kubernetes , industrial edge devices , license binding to i . MX boards with SmartBind , and CmReady , our latest innovation for binding licenses to mass storage media instead of end user devices . Included as well are two special reports : A look at the development processes that need to be in place for truly secure software and a tour of the success story of SIMATIC ’ s WinCC open architecture .
I wish all of you a successful end to the year and am looking forward to seeing you in person at one of the upcoming fairs and expos !
Yours , Oliver Winzenried CEO