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.
As an everyday app user, I love the convenience of managing routine tasks through shopping apps, calendar apps, banking apps, and more. However, mobile app convenience can sit at the opposite end of the spectrum of privacy and security. As consumers, we should take several steps to manage the threat of unsafe mobile apps and maintain control over our data.
While corporations widely recognize the convenience and productivity enhancements that mobile applications deliver to their customers and employees, too few realize that mobile apps also can present significant security and privacy risks. It’s not difficult to find examples of mobile app data breaches that resulted in severe consequences, both in terms of money and corporate reputation. Given that smartphone apps account for 63% of total digital minutes, according to the Comscore “2019 Global State of Mobile” report, it stands to reason that attackers are going where the traffic is.
Check out this infographic to see how mobile has transformed organizations and why building security and privacy into the development process through mobile app sec testing simply makes good business sense.
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.