Whitebox encryption is a technology that aims to reduce security risks for devices. A few examples of devices that typically take advantage of whitebox cryptography are laptops, smartphones and tablets.
Whitebox encryption prevents the exposure of valuable information by obfuscating the data but also storing it in random data and within the code itself. This makes it difficult to achieve malicious attacks on devices such as from malware, such rooting, and jailbreaking. By leveraging whitebox cryptography for both secure storage and cryptographic functions (e.g. signing), white box encryption — as part of a larger offering — can ensure authentication channels and private keys are kept safe from attacks targeted a device’s operating system.
“In order to add a layer of security on top of our standard layer of encryption, our application developers implemented an advanced whitebox encryption scheme.”