In case you missed it, here are some highlights of viaForensics activities for the month of May.
Secure Mobile Development Best Practices
**We have just released a free report outlining more than 42 best practices for secure iOS and Android development. We have taken the knowledge of security gaps that we’ve gained through our extensive R&D project work and comprised this list of recommendations. We hope that this report is a starting point for ongoing conversation on secure mobile development. Read the report here.
Jared Carlson to Speak at REcon 2012
**Jared Carlson, Senior Engineer with viaForensics, is scheduled to present “GPUs for Mobile Malware, Mitigation and More” at the REcon Conference on June 16th in Montreal. REcon is an annual computer security conference with a focus on reverse engineering and advanced exploitation techniques. Jared’s presentation will discuss how to leverage processors outside of the CPU for both defensive and offensive techniques. Read more here.
Jonathan Zdziarski to Speak at Black Hat
**Jonathan Zdziarski, Senior Forensic Scientist for viaForensics, is scheduled to present a workshop at the Black Hat USA 2012 in Las Vegas, July 21 — 26. His workshop “The Dark Art of iOS Application Hacking” will demonstrate how apps handling sensitive data can be hacked in order to provide developers with a better understanding of how to protect data. Read more about the presentation and conference here.
viaForensics’ Presentations available online
**Recent presentations by viaForensics are now available online. This past month, Ted Eull presented on “Ensuring Security on Mobile devices“ at the 24th Annual Card Forum. View all of our past presentations here.
Upcoming training courses
**Visit our Training Calendar for a listing of upcoming training sessions on Linux in Forensics, iOS Forensics, Android Forensics and File Carving. Courses are scheduled for June in aramus, NJ.