Mobile App Security & Privacy in the News

Mobile app usage is booming as they power the workforce and drive business. As traffic shifts from web to mobile, the attackers follow in suit. Stay informed on mobile app growth trends and corresponding mobile app security issues in the news—from breaches and fines, to actions taken to mitigate mobile app risk.

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Mobile App Usage Is Booming

Mobile apps drive 69% of all digital traffic, nearly 3x desktop & mobile websites.

Read more about the Comscore state of mobile here.

Mobile app spending is predicted to double by 2024, despite the economic impact of COVID-19.

Find out more in the report on TechCrunch.

Mobile apps generate 3x-5x higher purchase conversion rates than mobile websites.

Smartphones & tablets accounted for 63% of all 2019 holiday shopping traffic, with 41% of purchases coming from those devices, according to Adobe Analytics.

Corresponding to the first week of wide-scale stay at home orders, there were 62 million downloads of mobile business apps worldwide.

Per App Annie, this represents a spike of 45% week-over-week and up 90% from the weekly average of 2019.