Mission Statement

The Digital Asset Protection Association (DAPA) is dedicated to the advancement and successful deployment of technologies for protecting the privacy and integrity of digital assets including software, content, keys and other valuable digital information.

DAPA is a trusted advisor and recognized authority on digital asset protections, and is instrumental in developing industry-specific standards, evaluation criteria, best practices and curricula. DAPA takes advantage of a broad membership which includes industries, governments, research and educational institutions and established experts who share common interests in the critical role and value of digital asset security.


Post date: 04/30/2012 - 15:13

The DAPA position paper titled Toward Digital Asset Protection was published on IEEE Intelligent Systems, issue November/December 2011....

Post date: 04/30/2012 - 15:11

After a couple of years efforts and preliminarily announced on July of 2011, DAPA was founded and incorporated officially as a non-profit...

Post date: 04/09/2012 - 08:38

On May 4, 2012 the Digital Asset Protection Association (DAPA) website was launched as a main interface between DAPA and organizations and...

Upcoming Events

Las Vegas

The DAPA launch event at Black-Hat event has been rescheduled. Stay-tuned for updated information regarding rescheduling of the event.


Software security and protection is a discipline that lies at the crossroads of security, cryptography, networks, software engineering, computer architecture, operating system, and compiler design...


The summer school brings together internationally-recognized experts to describe the advanced techniques that are used for protecting software from tampering, reverse engineering and piracy.

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