U.S. federal agencies such as the Department of Defense have adopted mobile DevSecOps to unleash speed and innovation. But risks are plentiful and mobile app security issues have put service members in harm’s way or potentially compromised intelligence. Including security in the mobile app dev process and vetting software supply chain components enables federal agencies to achieve continuous security through automation.
The NowSecure Enterprise Mobile App Risk Management Service can give organizations peace of mind by filling the mobile app security gap not covered by MDM. Offloading the chore of vetting thousands of third-party and supply chain mobile apps for security vulnerabilities and privacy flaws frees agencies to focus on work that advances their mission.
Would you install an IoT security camera outside your home but not bother to lock the front door? Didn’t think so. That’s why we recommend focusing on the mobile security initiatives that proactively tackle the most threats. They include choosing a more secure device and mobile OS, deploying MDM and conducting mobile app vetting. Learn how these best practices for mobile security work together to reduce risk.
A series of mobile apps built by or connecting with STRAVA have been sharing and publishing activity by geolocation – including what should be highly confidential information about U.S. personnel and military staff locations. Get recommendations on how to protect your organization and staff from risks like STRAVA data collection and sharing.
While the repeal of the FCC privacy rules affects internet use broadly, I wanted to explain the unique ramifications on mobile apps, devices and users.
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