Software now runs the world. Nearly everything we do in our personal and professional lives ties back to software in some way, especially with the rise of more connected Internet of Things (IoT) devices.
Once upon a time, we could simply trust the software that we downloaded, but those days are long behind us. With more software has come more cyber attacks, and this reality makes it essential to verify authenticity before downloading anything.
That's where code signing comes into play.
But for all its benefits, implementing secure code signing is not without its risks, either. Let's explore exactly why code signing is so important, common roadblocks, and how to overcome those challenges.