Software Piracy Protections Need Rebooting, Study Finds


Software Monetization, Intellectual Property Security Should Be Joined

Nearly 82 percent of respondents said better software-packaging techniques could yield higher revenue. Rather than thinking of security, software features and licensing models as separate silos, organizations need to design their business models and security strategy together, the study found. Automated licensing enforcement was viewed as the most important priority by 63 percent of those surveyed, followed by flexible packaging and ease of use. Strong security features came in next with 51 percent indicating it should be a priority.