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NowSecure Integrates with GitHub Actions for Developer-First Mobile App Security

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For Immediate Release

November 15, 2021 - 8:50 am

New NowSecure GitHub Action Empowers Developers to Ensure Security of Mobile Apps As They Build Them

CHICAGO- November 15, 2021 — NowSecure, the leading standards-based mobile app security and privacy software company, today announced a new NowSecure GitHub Action to integrate mobile app security testing into mobile app developer workflows directly inside GitHub repos. Now developers can ensure the security and privacy of mobile apps as they build them to deliver high-quality, secure mobile app releases faster.

Join NowSecure and GitHub live at NowSecure Connect 2021 tomorrow (Nov 16 & 17) to learn more and see the new integrated NowSecure GitHub Action (register here).

With more than 76 million developers, GitHub is the leading software development platform for millions of mobile app developers. As a recognized leader in mobile app security, NowSecure has delivered the first automated dynamic mobile app security testing solution integrated into GitHub Advanced Security’s code scanning interface. The NowSecure Action for GitHub is now available in the GitHub Marketplace. 

“Developers want to deliver innovative, high-quality mobile applications fast,” said NowSecure CEO Alan Snyder. “This means they need a developer-first, easy-to-use and accurate mobile app security solution that integrates directly into their dev workflows. We are excited to partner with GitHub to ensure developers have a friction-free path to coding their mobile apps with security built-in.”

The NowSecure Platform enables fast, automated security testing of mobile apps inside the developer workflow in both on-demand and continuous testing configuration options. Developers can request a mobile app security and privacy analysis at any time through the NowSecure GitHub Action and then receive detailed and accurate security issues directly into the GitHub Security tab as code scanning alerts. To speed developer remediation, all issues include rich developer detail including severity, priority, evidence, remediation instructions, code examples and links to Apple iOS and Google Android developer documentation. NowSecure Action for GitHub can test any Apple iOS or Google Android mobile app developed in any language or framework including Kotlin, Java, Swift, Objective-C, Apache Cordova, Flutter, Ionic, Java, jQueryMobile, Python, React Native,  Xamarin, and more. Click here to watch the new NowSecure Action for GitHub video.

The NowSecure GitHub Action is part of the world’s most comprehensive suite for mobile app security including NowSecure Platform for continuous security testing in the development pipeline for DevSecOps, NowSecure Workstation kit for pen tester productivity, NowSecure Supply Chain Risk Management, NowSecure Pen Testing Services, and NowSecure Academy training courseware for dev and security teams. Built on a foundation of standards and automation, NowSecure empowers organizations to drive their success by delivering secure mobile apps faster and by continuously monitoring their mobile app supply chains for risk. Top mobile developers, mobile innovators, global organizationes and agencies trust NowSecure to secure their mobile apps including AT&T, Caribou Coffee, iRobot, Uber, U.S. Dept of Justice, and Zoom.

The NowSecure GitHub Action for mobile security testing is now available in the GitHub Marketplace. Register for NowSecure Connect 2021 to view the launch from NowSecure and GitHub on Tuesday November 16, 2021. See the video in action and learn more on the blog here.

About NowSecure

As recognized experts in mobile security and privacy, NowSecure protects the global mobile app economy and safeguards the data of millions of mobile app users. Built on a foundation of standards, NowSecure empowers the world’s most demanding organizations with security automation to release and monetize 30% faster, reduce testing and delivery costs by 30% and reduce appsec risk by 40%. Only NowSecure offers a full solution suite of continuous security testing for DevSecOps, mobile app supply-chain monitoring, expert mobile pen testing as a Service (PTaaS), and training courseware. NowSecure actively contributes and supports the mobile security open-source community, standards and certification including OWASP MASVS, ADA MASA, and NIAP, and is recognized by IDC, Gartner, Deloitte Fast 500, and TAG Cyber.

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Brian Reed NowSecure CMO

Brian Reed

As NowSecure Chief Mobility Officer, Brian Reed brings decades of experience in mobile, apps, security, dev and operations management including NowSecure, Good Technology, BlackBerry, ZeroFOX, BoxTone, MicroFocus and INTERSOLV working with Fortune 2000 global customers, mobile trailblazers and government agencies. At NowSecure, Brian drives the overall go-to-market strategy, solutions portfolio, marketing programs and industry ecosystem. With more than 25 years building innovative products and transforming organizations, Brian has a proven track record in early and mid-stage companies across multiple technology markets and regions. As a noted speaker and thought leader, Brian is a dynamic speaker and compelling storyteller who brings unique insights and global experience. Brian is a graduate of Duke University.