What should you expect for mobile appsec in 2021? NowSecure mobile application security experts make our top 8 predictions for the new year. Learn more and see how we can help reduce risk for your business.
In 2020, several mobile application security threats put customer data at risk and jeopardized revenue and brand reputation. Here are five mobile app security issues and privacy breaches that stood out in a year of rapid digital transformation.
NowSecure analyzed a mix of 75 Android and iOS holiday mobile apps for security and privacy risks. Overall, the results of our benchmark testing were disappointingly poor. Among the holiday apps we tested, 94% have security issues and 82% leak private data which indicates users should proceed with caution.
As an everyday app user, I love the convenience of managing routine tasks through shopping apps, calendar apps, banking apps, and more. However, mobile app convenience can sit at the opposite end of the spectrum of privacy and security. As consumers, we should take several steps to manage the threat of unsafe mobile apps and maintain control over our data.
Mobile apps have become a top target for attackers and a high-risk vector for users and businesses alike. In fact, Gartner has warned, “Through 2022, mobile application security failures will be the biggest mobile threat for enterprises.” In order for their digital transformation efforts to succeed, companies must offer an innovative mobile app user experience combined with proper security and privacy protections.
Learn about the latest security and privacy updates included in iOS 14 and how that impacts mobile app development and security teams in this collection of six short videos.