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Mobile Risks on iOS and Android

Presented on July 25, 2013

In viaForensics’ webinar Mobile Risks on iOS and Android, Andrew Hoog, viaForensics’ CEO, discusses key differences in iOS and Android and how the increasingly pervasive mobile devices have introduced multiple vulnerabilities into the workplace. While going in depth into a few of the vulnerabilities, including the recently discovered “Master Key” on Android, Andrew discusses how corporations can manage and mitigate vulnerabilities to provide for a safer mobile environment.

Slides and discussions of particular note:

  • 3:10 – Mobile: the game changer
  • 11:22 – The odd couple: Android and iOS
  • 15:25 – In the real world: examples of threats in the main categories of mobile risk
  • 23:20 – Mobile security #fails
  • 28:00 – 2009-2013 CVE’s – mobile threats and vulnerabilities against iOS and Android
  • 30:48 – 2013 viaForensics app testing results
  • 34:50 – An overview of the Android “Master Key” flaw
  • 36:52 – Reaching beyond the iOS sandbox
  • 40:35 – Risk mitigation techniques