Better Software Conference East 2014: Tips and Tricks for Building Secure Mobile Apps
Mobile application development is now a mission-critical component of many IT organizations. Due to the security threats associated with mobile devices, it is critical that mobile applications are built to be secure from the ground up. However, many application developers and testers do not understand how to build and test secure mobile applications. Jeff Payne discusses the risks associated with mobile platforms/applications and describes best practices for ensuring mobile applications are secure. Jeff discusses the unique nuances of mobile platforms and how these differences impact the security approach that must be taken when building mobile applications. Topics such as session management, data encryption, securing legacy code, and platform security models are presented. Learn what to watch out for when building mobile applications and leave with tips and tricks for effectively securing your apps.