StrandHogg Android vulnerability identified
Thursday, December 5, 2019 by Freeman Lightner
Promon, a Norwegian app security company, has identified tangible evidence of a dangerous Android vulnerability that allows malware to pose as any legitimate app, granting hackers access to private SMS’ and photos, steal victims’ log-in credentials, track movements, make and/or record phone conversations, and spy through a phone’s camera and microphone...
A guide for protecting your app with a patent, trademark, or copyright
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 by Bryan Wheelock
Perhaps the only thing harder than taking your idea for a great app from concept to successful reality is watching someone else take your idea for a great app to successful reality. Fortunately, intellectual property law - particularly patent, trademark, and copyright law - provides robust protection for apps, or at least for developers who plan ahead.Utility Patent Pro...
Why runtime application selfprotection is critical for app security
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 by David Strom
Today most of us go about implementing security from the outside in. The common practice is to start by defining a perimeter and trying to defend it with various security tools. Even though perimeters have been porous for more than a decade, we still can’t give up this notion that if we build a better wall we can keep our enterprises safer.Certainly that is where most e...
F5 Networks Introduces New Security Functionality to DevOps Software
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 by Richard Harris
F5 Networks has launched new software-based solutions that give companies the opportunity to take advantage of the benefits provided by traditional data center, cloud, and hybrid architectures.The new products include:BIG-IP 12.1 software: Offers application services with enhanced public cloud integration and security policies for on-premises and hybrid cloud environmen...
Using Virtual Mobile Infrastructure to Protect Corporate Data
Saturday, March 5, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
We chatted with Avast Vice President Sinan Eren to talk BYOD mobile security and how the Avast VMP solution provides companies with the ability to create a virtual mobile infrastructure (VMI) that streams mobile apps to any device. Sinan is a cybersecurity expert, who has extensive knowledge in both the engineering and business aspects of security. ADM: What is the...
SEWORKS to Release AppSecu.re SaaS Security Service for Mobile Apps
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 by Richard Harris
SEWORKS is releasing AppSecu.re, a SaaS security service for mobile apps. An SDK-based version of AppSecu.re is available to iOS developers now; a cloud-based version is currently in production.With AppSecure, developers can track each individual install of an application to detect for tampering, unauthorized changes, or attempts at app piracy. AppSecure gives clear vis...
Friday, September 12, 2014 by Richard Harris
Appcelerator Enterprise Apps Now Supported by Mocana Security Platform
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Mocana has announced that enterprise mobile apps developed using the Appcelerator Platform or the Appcelerator Titanium mobile development environment are now MAP-Ready and supported by the Mocana Atlas platform. Apps built using either the Appcelerator Platform or Titanium environment can now be secured by the latest version of Mocana’s Mobile App Protection ...
Arxan Technologies Partners with IBM for Enterprise App Security Solutions
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Arxan Technologies has completed the business partner validation process to allow Arxan’s Guard technology to be used with the IBM Security AppScan and IBM Worklight product offerings, the first and only IBM partner to be validated for its app hardening and tamper proofing capabilities for the mobile enterprise.IBM Security AppScan software enables organizatio...
App Developers: How to Protect Your Apps From Being Hacked in 2014
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 by Alan Kahn
With 2013 behind us we are left with the memory of a massive
increase and change in cyber criminal behavior, as well as some foresight into
2014 and the things developers can do to protect applications from hacking.
As the Internet of Things (IoT) creates more situations where
our daily lives, our governments, our utilities, our homes, and our businesses
can be m...