Both static and dynamic security testing are essential components of the mobile app software development life cycle (SDLC). While Static Application Security Testing (SAST) tests snippets of source code, Dynamic Application Security Testing (DAST) fully exercises the compiled mobile binary as a user would. Read more about the misconceptions of DAST for mobile.
The attention surrounding GDPR has intensified public awareness and attention about data privacy issues like never before. This is especially true for mobile apps such as Facebook. As Facebook endures scrutiny over data collection processes, the company suffered a stock plunge and continues to lose users. Organizations can use GDPR as a privacy framework to shape steps to safeguard user data and privacy.
Did you know that the Android and Apple mobile app stores and DevOps both celebrated their tenth anniversaries this year? Let’s look back on the history of both technical developments and the current state of secure DevOps for mobile apps.
Google Play erroneously removes popular crypto-mining app, NIST to update mobile security guidelines, and compilation of leaks and rumors ahead of Apple’s ‘Gather Round’ event, and more!
Putin’s gift to Trump has a communication chip inside, malicious app developers using “droppers” to sneak malware into Google Play apps, NIST releases draft of mobile app security recommendations, and more!
Venmo’s default public setting allowed 207,984,218 transactions to be visible via API in 2017, Tech giants unite to enable easier data portability between platforms, additional unlock requirement introduced to iOS 12 developer beta 4’s USB Restricted Mode, and more!