Did you know that the mobile app supply chain contains more than 6 million apps? The SolarWinds breach underscores the need to continuously monitor the supply chain for security, privacy and compliance risks. Protect your enterprise with continuous mobile app vetting and risk management.
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.
This week was an interesting and noteworthy one for the app security world because Gartner simultaneously released two key industry reports on July 27, 2020, that reflect the intersection of mobile application security risk and mobile DevSecOps trends. For more than a decade, we have worked with mobile app security and dev teams to grow their mobile app security programs and have witnessed these trends firsthand.
Mobile app security vulnerabilities have put the U.S. Navy and Marines, the Ukrainian military, and military bases and installations around the world in harm’s way. hackers and nation states could learn the locations of troops using the mobile apps, and in some cases could also access other highly sensitive operational information. Learn how National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP) mobile app vetting requirements help reduce risk to federal missions.
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.
Enterprise mobility management (EMM) and mobile device management (MDM), containerization, mobile app security testing and certification, and 3rd-party mobile app vetting or mobile app reputation services (MARS) all play an important role in a solid, effective mobile app security strategy. Learn more about how to ensure defense-in-depth with a layered approach to mobile security.