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Software engineer happiness matters
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 by Bart Copeland
In the never-ending quest for greater developer productivity, security and compliance usually seem like monkey wrenches in the machinery. These aspects of development are essential, but they can slow down the flow of work and frustrate developers.
Security and compliance dog the whole software development process, from the too-often-forgotten build engineering team, ...
VASCO launches overlay detection in DIGIPASS
Thursday, June 22, 2017 by Richard Harris
VASCO Data Security International, Inc., a provider of identity, security and business productivity solutions, has announced its ability to help organizations detect and mitigate mobile application overlay attacks through added functionality in the DIGIPASS for Apps Runtime Application Self-Protection (RASP) module.Overlay attacks are increasingly being deployed to stea...
March Madness Apps May Be Accessing Your Data
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
In its mobile app risk assessment report “March Madness or April Foods” Flexera Software highlighted BYOD security issues by analyzing the annual March Madness craze as employees are using apps on their corporate and BYOD devices to stream content, complete brackets and track March Madness activities.The report focused on what data these apps access, what device feature...
MetaIntelli and Arxan Technologies Partner to Identify and Mitigate Mobile Apps Security Threats
Sunday, November 16, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
MetaIntelli and Arxan Technologies have partnered together to provide mobile app developers with a comprehensive approach to identify and mitigate mobile apps against security and privacy risks with nonstop protection. The two companies bring together complementary technologies that leverage MetaIntelli’s intelligent, autonomic cloud based mobile app risk identific...
Weekly Roundup: New iPhone Arrives, Lagoa and 3DTin, Vision Mobile Report, Nokia Create Contest, and Jolla Sailfish
Saturday, September 21, 2013 by Richard Harris
Top Stories for the week of 9/21/2013Assets for App Creation: Leveraging Visual and Audio Resources for App DevelopersWhen it comes to software development, there are two sides of the creative coin, artistic creativity and technical creativity. Visual design and in some cases audio expertise dominate one side of the coin with skilled graphic designers and artists who de...
Appthority Launches Enterprise Mobile App Risk Management Service
Thursday, September 19, 2013 by Stuart Parkerson
Appthority continues to diversify its app risk management offerings for enterprises with the introduction of its new App Risk and Policy Management Solution. The new service is integrated with the company’s a mobile device management (MDM) solution to give enterprise IT administrators the tools needed to mitigate app risk.
The new app policy management solution allows ...
Appthority Partners with AirWatch for Mobile Enterprise App Risk Analysis
Friday, August 30, 2013 by Stuart Parkerson
AirWatch and Appthority have announced the AirWatch EMM has been integrated into Appthority’s automated App Risk Management service for app analysis and risk management.
The Appthority partnership with AirWatch allows enterprises to evaluate apps for malware, security frameworks, privacy issues and risky behaviors. Appthority provides analysis on specific apps to help ...
Appthority Releases Summer 2013 App Reputation Report
Tuesday, August 6, 2013 by Richard Harris
Appthority’s Summer 2013 App Reputation Report has been published, taking a behind the scenes look at how apps actually work as they relate to the consumer. The biggest finding of the study is the finding that 83% of the apps had some type of security risk or privacy issues.
Appthority conducted the study of 400 mainstream iOS and Android free and paid apps. Appthority...