Given that Comscore reports mobile apps account for 69% of all digital traffic, it’s no surprise that mobile app developers and mobile DevSecOps professionals are in high demand. As mobile applications become increasingly critical to digital transformation, companies will pay a premium to attract mobile app developers and developers of all stripes.
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.
iMessage is a widely used secure messaging app and protocol across the Apple ecosystem. Curious about what it would be like to run iMessage on other platforms, we reverse engineered to show how iMessage uses Apple Push Notification (APN) protocol to send and receive messages in conjunction with the system daemon apsd and demonstrate how Apple takes advantage of the fact that it produces the hardware to protect its software.
NowSecure automated mobile application security testing helps Caribou Coffee speed time to market with confidence that its flagship app is secure. Discover how the company accelerated its release cycle by 3x and shrunk the testing timeline from several months to a mere 30 minutes.
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.