NowSecure announces the release of NowSecure Workstation 6.0. The turnkey hardware and software kit that empowers analysts to quickly conduct deep mobile application security assessments of Android and iOS apps and generate customized reports with actionable results users can trust. Traditional mobile app penetration testing can consume at least two weeks of manual effort and requires ample expertise and an abundance of open-source tools. NowSecure Workstation reduces testing time from weeks to mere hours, driving dramatic 10x productivity gains and scalability.
Mobile app security is critical to daily operations as remote work becomes the new reality. NowSecure tested the mobile app security and privacy of 25 mobile apps on iOS and Android platforms. See which mobile apps are the safest for remote workforce security.
As a longtime innovator of automated mobile appsec testing software and services, NowSecure continues to embrace emerging technology by delivering the world’s first Interactive Application Security Testing (IAST) technology purpose-built for mobile. Sometimes called DAST 2.0 or the next generation of DAST by the security industry, this advancement provides security analysts and app developers with greater visibility into app vulnerabilities and privacy issues.
NowSecure enables organizations to leverage Microsoft tools such as Azure DevOps, Visual Studio, Visual Studio App Center and GitHub to ship software faster. Over the years, NowSecure has helped organizations automate security and privacy testing of mobile apps in their DevOps continuous delivery toolchains. We’re pleased to announce the availability of a new pre-built connector for Azure DevOps and Azure Pipeline CI/CD tools — the NowSecure Extension for Microsoft Azure DevOps. Devs can find the Azure DevOps extension in the Microsoft Visual Studio Marketplace. Formerly known as Visual Studio Team Services, Microsoft Azure DevOps provides developers with a suite of integrated tools.
Let’s say a mobile app pen test costs $5,000 in house or $15,000 to $25,000 to outsource. Did you know that an automated mobile app security testing tool costs $10,000 per app per year and can be used for unlimited testing of each and every build? For at least 30% less than the cost of a single penetration test, organizations can employ an automated testing platform that lets them test every build of a mobile app, every day of the year.
A NowSecure review of 250 popular Android mobile apps from leading online retail, brick-and-mortar retail, finance, insurance and travel apps reveals that more than 70% leak personal information that puts users at risk of fraud and identity theft. Consumers should demand clear privacy statements from app makers and businesses should ensure their apps properly safeguard sensitive data.