About Us

PreEmptive is the leader in smart application protection

We provide a premium app shielding and hardening solution that provides a great time to value and first class support.

PreEmptive Protection hit the sweet spot between cost, convenience and functionality by helping you protect and secure your apps in a smarter way. Our layered application hardening and shielding is directly infused into your .NET, MAUI, Java, Android and iOS applications and that means we do not require an agent or changes to your end user’s computer/device or network. We help you manage application risks and comply with regulations.

PreEmptive has thousands of corporate clients

PreEmptive is a trusted global leader of protection tools for Desktop, Mobile, Cloud, and Internet of Things (IoT) applications. We help organizations make their applications more resistant and resilient to hacking and tampering — protecting intellectual property, sensitive data and revenue. Our mobile protection solutions are utilized by some of the largest mobile carriers in the world!

Corporate Clients

PreEmptive is part of the Idera, Inc. family of B2B Software Tools

Idera, Inc., parent company of global B2B software productivity brands, acquired PreEmptive in 2021.

PreEmptive joins Idera’s DevOps business unit, home to a number of products that enable developers to deliver secure, resilient and bug-free applications (including TestRailTravis CIKiuwanRanorex and Assembla).

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PreEmptive Protection embedded into Visual Studio

Our technologies are embedded into Visual Studio since 2003 and subject to Microsoft’s regression tests, code audits and security reviews. As a result, PreEmptive Protection is the only 3rd party technology to have this level of integration and validation.

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PreEmptive Protection is utilized by some of the largest mobile carriers in the world

PreEmptive Protection for Android is well-tested, well-maintained solution to protect apps from tampering, probing, reversing engineering, malware insertion and from executing on compromised devices.

PreEmptive’s clients include hundreds of the Fortune 500

Some example include Charles Schwab, Citibank, Credit Suisse, Fidelity, GE, PNC Bank, Merrill Lynch, Barclays Bank, FedEx, Reuters, JB Hunt, Proquest, Sabre, NRC, National Institute of Health, US District Court, Census Bureau, US Army, State of Maryland, Department of Energy, Principal Life, Liberty Mutual, Microsoft, IBM, Hewlett Packard, Dell, Intel, Intuit, Computer Associates, Hitachi, RSA Security, ADP, Novell, Schlumberger, AT&T, NTT DoCoMo, NEC, GTE, Bell Atlantic, Nokia, Verizon, Siemens, Sprint, Kaiser Permanente, Blue Cross, United Healthcare, GlaxoSmithKline, Sacred Heart Hospital, Agilent, Sony, Nike, Phillips, Cisco Systems, EDS, Daimler Chrysler, Lockheed Martin, Caterpillar, Monsanto, Xerox, Volvo, GM, Rockwell Automation, Honeywell, etc.

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A layered approach to application protection

PreEmptive Protection applies a layered approach to binary code protection using obfuscation, encryption, root detection, shielding and tamper proofing making apps more difficult for people and machines to exploit. Our combination of turnkey and extensible functions ensure that you will get the right mix of protection, response and security reporting features that you will need to smartly protect your apps helping to defend against:

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  • Intellectual Property Theft

  • Revenue Loss

  • Trust and Brand Damage

  • Fraud and Unauthorized Access

  • Confidential Data Theft

Why PreEmptive?

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Application Protection

  • We offer high quality, highly flexible smart application protection to a wide variety of industries.
  • We have been obfuscating and protecting applications for almost 20 years, starting with DashO for Java in 1996.
  • We protect and secure applications for a very broad platform (including .NET, Java/Android, JavaScript, and iOS).
  • We hit the sweet spot between cost, convenience and functionality.
  • We don’t require changes to your source code or impede your development effort.
  • Our dedicated, professional team knows how to program, they know our technology and their entire job is to make you successful.


Interested in becoming part of the PreEmptive Team? We create cutting-edge software products that are used by app development teams to protect the value of their innovation through a combination of binary obfuscation and automated detection, defense, and alert controls that are directly injected into their apps. Keeping up with ever evolving technology requires the best team at hand! Click the link to learn more.

To view all open opportunities click here!

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