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U.S. Innovation and Competition Act of 2021 Must Safeguard Intellectual Property and Cybersecurity

U.S. Innovation and Competition Act of 2021 Must Safeguard Intellectual Property and Cybersecurity

Industry calls for the protection of intellectual property and research security from cyberattack to be made a priority as the Senate debate progresses.

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Cylynt Analysis Reveals 44% Increase in Software Piracy

Cylynt Analysis Reveals 44% Increase in Software Piracy

12-month trend shows a 44% increase in software piracy and a drop of 1.25M in legal escalations but also great opportunity for revenue recovery.

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Cylynt Names Carl Daly to Lead Product Management

Cylynt Names Carl Daly to Lead Product Management

Cylynt’s announcement supports expansion plans in product innovation that translates actionable insight directly into additional revenue for software companies.

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Cylynt and Proof LCS Bring Software Industry New Ways to Collect Usage Data, Recover Revenue Due to Misuse

Cylynt and Proof LCS Bring Software Industry New Ways to Collect Usage Data, Recover Revenue Due to Misuse

Cylynt and Proof LCS are partnering to bring the software industry new capabilities for collecting installation/usage data, rapidly performing data analysis, and then monetizing those software licenses found to be over-installed or pirated.

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Cylynt’s One-Billion Actionable Insights Yields Approximately $2 Billion Additional Revenue for Customers

Cylynt’s One-Billion Actionable Insights Yields Approximately $2 Billion Additional Revenue for Customers

Cylynt today revealed it has traced more than one-billion usage events in its software-as-service (SaaS) portal resulting in approximately $2 billion of additional revenue for its customers since its founding in 2014.

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Cylynt Software Monetization and Anti-Piracy Summit Goes Virtual October 28-29

Cylynt Software Monetization and Anti-Piracy Summit Goes Virtual October 28-29

Early Bird Registration Ends October 15 for Event Covering Software Monetization, Anti-Piracy, Cybersecurity, License Compliance, Data Privacy Technologies

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Cylynt Announces New Technology in the Fight Against Software Piracy

Cylynt Announces New Technology in the Fight Against Software Piracy

Cylynt Ranger Can Detect Tampering and Piracy in Legacy Software Products

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Cylynt Partners with Thales to Provide Complete License Management and Compliance Solutions for Software Developers

Cylynt Partners with Thales to Provide Complete License Management and Compliance Solutions for Software Developers

Cylynt is partnering with Thales to provide software developers with industry-leading, synergistic license compliance and management solutions that uncover and protect against misuse of software licenses while also delivering data-driven business intelligence and revenue-generation opportunities.

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SmartFlow Compliance Solutions Becomes Cylynt, Leverages Anti-Piracy Expertise to Expand into Usage Analytics and Software Monetization

SmartFlow Compliance Solutions Becomes Cylynt, Leverages Anti-Piracy Expertise to Expand into Usage Analytics and Software Monetization

SmartFlow Compliance Solutions today became Cylynt (pronounced sī-lənt), a new name to reflect its expansive strategy as the company grows beyond its core anti-piracy and license compliance expertise to become a broader software-as-a-service (SaaS) market intelligence platform.

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SmartFlow and Connor Partner

SmartFlow and Connor Partner

SmartFlow and Connor are partnering to provide software vendors with leading license compliance and monetization solutions

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Record Year of Sales 2019

Record Year of Sales 2019

SmartFlow announced its 5th year of record sales for 2019 and continued dynamic growth in Q1 2020.

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6th Annual SmartFlow Summit

6th Annual SmartFlow Summit

6th annual SmartFlow Software Anti-Piracy and License Compliance Summit features keynote by former DOJ attorney David H. Laufman

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5th Year of Record Sales

5th Year of Record Sales

SmartFlow Compliance Solutions Posts Fifth Consecutive Year of Record Sales in Support of World’s Leading Software Vendors.

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SmartFlow Enterprise 2019

SmartFlow Enterprise 2019

Over 50 innovative new data collection and analysis features and enhancements for revenue generation and business intelligence.

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SmartFlow Professional 2019

SmartFlow Professional 2019

Entry-level, cloud-based, anti-piracy solution for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) that are developing on-premise software applications.

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SmartFow Anti-Piracy Summit 2018

SmartFow Anti-Piracy Summit 2018

Scott N. Schober, cybersecurity expert, to deliver keynote: agenda includes cybersecurity, license compliance, data privacy and intellectual property authorities in government and private sector.

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4th year of Record Sales

4th year of Record Sales

SmartFlow Cybersecurity Software Protects Against Intellectual Property Theft and Misuse; Also Supports Compliance With New GDPR Regulations.

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SmartFlow Keynote at REUSE 2017

SmartFlow Keynote at REUSE 2017

Ted Miracco, CEO of leading software anti-piracy and cyber security company SmartFlow Compliance Solutions, will present the keynote speech at REUSE 2017 in Santa Clara, Calif. on December 14, 2017.

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Record 2016 Sales

Record 2016 Sales

Record sales for the 2016 fiscal year show strong growth in revenues, bookings and backlog. Year-over-year sales growth was 73 percent.

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SmartFlow Anti-Piracy Summit 2016

SmartFlow Anti-Piracy Summit 2016

The event, which will showcase new anti-piracy technologies and best practices, will be hosted by Keysight Technologies at Keysight headquarters in Santa Rosa, CA.

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SmartFlow Record Year in 2014

SmartFlow Record Year in 2014

Launched in 2013, SCS found immediate success based on its unique innovative technologies and platform for tracking and documenting software piracy.

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Press Coverage

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Taking Piracy Out of the Driver's Seat

Taking Piracy Out of the Driver's Seat

Ted Miracco discusses the increased prevalence of software piracy in the automotive industry and what can be done to stem the tide of unauthorized software use today.

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Pilgrim on the 405

Pilgrim on the 405

Ted Miracco talks to Will Crist in this podcast about how Cylynt has developed its technology to help software developers protect their valuable IP and brand reputation.

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SEMI Panel Touts Innovation from Electronic System Design Ecosystem

SEMI Panel Touts Innovation from Electronic System Design Ecosystem

Ted Miracco, panelist, is featured in this wrap-up blog..

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Ted Miracco on the Nathan Latka Podcast: Security SaaS to Break $10M Up From $6M Last Year, Bootstrapped

Ted Miracco on the Nathan Latka Podcast: Security SaaS to Break $10M Up From $6M Last Year, Bootstrapped

Ted discusses Cylynt's anti-piracy and usage analytics products and the success of the company.

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The Software Piracy Threat to the Global Semiconductor Industry

The Software Piracy Threat to the Global Semiconductor Industry

A contributed article by Ted Miracco to the Global Semiconductor Association (GSA) newsletter discusses anti-piracy and license compliance programs that semiconductor companies should have in place to protect their IP.

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Exclusive Interview with Co-Founder and CEO Ted Miracco

Exclusive Interview with Co-Founder and CEO Ted Miracco

Ted Miracco talks about Cylynt's history and mission on the Tony Shap Show video interview.

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Innovating for the Future! Electronic System Design -- Where Microelectronics Begin

Innovating for the Future! Electronic System Design -- Where Microelectronics Begin

Cylynt's Ted Miracco participates in this panel discussion at SEMI's Technology United Global Summit.

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Roaring '20s for the Chip Industry

Roaring '20s for the Chip Industry

Cylynt's Graham Kill contributes to this article on the semiconductor industry in 2021.

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2020: A Turning Point in the Chip Industry

2020: A Turning Point in the Chip Industry

Ted Miracco is quoted in this Semiconductor Engineering article on 2020 challenges in the semiconductor industry

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Counter Counterfeit Versions of Licensed Software

Counter Counterfeit Versions of Licensed Software

In this interview with TAG Cyber, Ted Miracco recounts the history behind the founding of Cylynt and discusses the company mission to protect customers from software piracy, as well as help them regain control over lost revenue streams and get clearer insight into how users are using the software so they can explore new offerings and enhance existing products.

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Thought Leaders in Cybersecurity: Cylynt CEO Ted Miracco (Part 1)

Thought Leaders in Cybersecurity: Cylynt CEO Ted Miracco (Part 1)

In this blog Sramana Mitra interviews Ted Miracco on Cylynt's cybersecurity offerings.

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Cylynt Security SaaS to Break $10M

Cylynt Security SaaS to Break $10M

In this podcast with Nathan Latka's SaaS Interviews with CEOs, Startups, and Founders, Ted Miracco discusses Cylynt's success.

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Ted Miracco of Cylynt

Ted Miracco of Cylynt

5 Things You Need To Know To Tighten Up Your Company’s Approach to Data Privacy and Cybersecurity

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Charting a Path for Utility Digital Transformation

Charting a Path for Utility Digital Transformation

CEO Ted Miracco talks to E-Commerce Times about the spread of piracy due to COVID-19 and the malware that comes with illegal software.

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Axiomise Formal Bytes - Episode 25

Axiomise Formal Bytes - Episode 25

In this week's podcast, Dr. Darbari talks to Ted Miracco, CEO of Cylynt about the company and how Cylynt technology is preventing software piracy.

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Designers: Beware of Unlicensed Software!

Designers: Beware of Unlicensed Software!

This contributed article by Ted Miracco warns designers working from home that downloading unlicensed software could introduce malware that compromises the company's IT and operations.

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What Keeps Cylynt CEO Ted Miracco Up at Night?

What Keeps Cylynt CEO Ted Miracco Up at Night?

Video: Ted Miracco talks to Scott Schober about a huge surge in software piracy globally due to current work-at-home orders.

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Cylynt and Stealthy: Curbing Piracy and Creating a Quantum Internet

Cylynt and Stealthy: Curbing Piracy and Creating a Quantum Internet

Podcast: Ted Miracco talks with Amelia Dalton on her Fish Fry to discuss why the fight against IP theft is nowhere near done, why SmartFlow Compliance Solutions is now Cylynt and why software protection is more important than ever before.

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Protecting Your Software from Cyberslime

Protecting Your Software from Cyberslime

Ted Miracco talks with Max Maxfield of EE Journal about software piracy and Cylynt solutions.

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Pivoting Toward Safety-Critical Verification In Cars

Pivoting Toward Safety-Critical Verification In Cars

Ted Miracco discusses the importance of continuing verification post-manufacturing and into the lifecycle of the product.

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Meet the New Cylynt, Fighting Software Piracy Around the Globe

Meet the New Cylynt, Fighting Software Piracy Around the Globe

Ted Miracco and everyone at Cylynt could be considered real-life Marvel Comics crimefighters as they battle software piracy around the globe. In an interview with ESD Alliance Executive Director Bob Smith, Ted Miracco discusses the recent name change from SmartFlow Compliance Solutions to Cylynt, its success as an anti-piracy and cybersecurity crime stopper and move to become a SaaS market intelligence platform.

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Variables Complicate Safety-Critical Device Verification

Variables Complicate Safety-Critical Device Verification

Ted Miracco participates in Experts at the Table: What’s the best way to approach designs like AI chips for automotive that can stand the test of time?

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Power-Hungry Safety and Security

Power-Hungry Safety and Security

Ted Miracco comments in this Semiconductor Engineering article on security and power.

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Anti-Piracy During the Pandemic: Five Tips for Protecting Software

Anti-Piracy During the Pandemic: Five Tips for Protecting Software

Ted Miracco shares tips for license compliance and piracy challenges as work-from-home users and employees get targeted by fraud and other scams.

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Actionable Intelligence Against Piracy

Actionable Intelligence Against Piracy

How one small company took on software pirates—and won. It’s a classic startup story.

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Hacking Issues for EDA Execs

Hacking Issues for EDA Execs

Guest blog by Ted Miracco: The Four Hacking Issues Weighing on the Minds of EDA Executives.

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Importance of Export Compliance

Importance of Export Compliance

Below is a contributed op-ed piece from Cylynt CEO Ted Miracco, and company AE Akshay Dhule.

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Five Tips on Fighting Software Piracy

Five Tips on Fighting Software Piracy

Roughly 40% of software installed on computers around the world is not properly licensed, Don’t let the pirates win. Here are five tips on protecting your software from piracy.

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How to Fight IP Pirates

How to Fight IP Pirates

In the past, software companies experiencing IP theft have viewed it as a forgone conclusion and largely ignored the problem. But things are changing.

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Getting to Know GDPR

Getting to Know GDPR

GDPR includes broad security and privacy guidelines and imposes steep penalties for non-compliant organizations, says Theodore A. Miracco, CEO, Cylynt.

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Reducing Threat of Semi IP Hacking

Reducing Threat of Semi IP Hacking

Ted Miracco, CEO of Cylynt, delivered a talk that focused on the global nature of IP theft, attacks on semiconductor and EDA tool companies.

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What Keeps Ted Miracco Up at Night?

What Keeps Ted Miracco Up at Night?

Video: CEO and Co-Founder of Cylynt Ted Miracco discusses his worst cybersecurity fears with Scott Schober, cybersecurity expert presenter, author of "Hacked Again."

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5 Minutes with Ted Miracco

5 Minutes with Ted Miracco

Podcast: Ted Miracco explains the many facets of software piracy and how Cylynt has the tools to keep the bad guys out.

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Avast! Cyber Pirates! EDA, Piracy, and the Stormy Seas Ahead

Avast! Cyber Pirates! EDA, Piracy, and the Stormy Seas Ahead

Podcast: Ted Miracco joins Fish Fry and dives into the deep murky waters of cyber security in high tech

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Software Cat and Mouse

Software Cat and Mouse

Podcast: Ted Miracco joins Fish Fry to pull back the curtain on software piracy, IP thievery, and unlicensed software usage.

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IP Thieves at the Gate Combating IP Theft on a Global Scale

IP Thieves at the Gate Combating IP Theft on a Global Scale

Podcast: Ted Miracco and David Locke Hall, author of Crack 99 – The Takedown of a $100 Million Chinese Software Pirate join Fish Fry to investigate what the semiconductor industry can do to help stem the rising tide of Intellectual property theft.