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Writing secure mobile application code is difficult. The competing expectations of innovative user interfaces, new operating system features and API changes often leave security at the back of the list. Here at Codified Security we’ve created a mobile app security testing checklist for Android to help you through the security testing process. A high-level mobile…

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Writing secure mobile application code is difficult. The competing expectations of innovative user interfaces, new operating system features and API changes often leave security at the back of the list. Here at Codified Security we’ve created a mobile app security testing checklist for iOS to help you through the security testing process. A high-level mobile…

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Companies releasing mobile apps often see their mobile app deployed with a lot of security issues due to the rush to release, creating problems when security teams are forced to align time consuming testing with high frequency release cycles; this is where DevSecOps comes in. DevSecOps helps to bring mobile app security testing into the development…

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This is the second article in our OWASP Mobile Top 10 series, which aims to flesh-out the OWASP recommendations with some concrete examples that you can apply to your iOS and Android applications today. If you haven’t already please check out our OWASP Mobile Top 10 2016:M1 – Improper Platform Usage article, which has some great…

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  Just 25% of companies are meeting their own expectations for secure code, for the other 75% their aspirations for automated security testing, code reviews, and external code reviews fail to match up to reality. This comes from the research of O’Reilly Media and the Software Improvement Group (SIG) who questioned 430 professionals about their organisations’…

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Gartner’s research into the role of mobile app security testing looks at how mobile security testing is going to develop alongside traditional The Gartner Market Guide to Mobile App Security Testing looks at the growth of the market and technology for mobile and how enterprise companies are choosing to security test their mobile apps. The…

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Codified Security, the market leading automated mobile app security testing platform and Crowdar, a Forrester-recognised company for crowdsourced testing services and Gartner “Representative Vendor”, today announced a new strategic partnership. Crowdar provides functional and automated software testing services through a vetted crowd of software testing professionals. “Crowdar’s forward looking approach to mobile testing, together with…

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Mobile app security testing research from Google has shown that a range of Android & iOS devices are open to attack over WiFi leading to device takeover. Gal Beniamini at Google’s Project Zero published his research on a WiFi chipset from Broadcom that is used in iOS and Android phones. Apple released a patch for…

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Demonetisation in India has gained a significant amount of traction while also showing the security risks of digital payments and the need for mobile app security testing. New research from the Centre for Software and IT Management (CSITM) at the Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore used mobile app security testing and research on the…

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Research on seven Indian banks has shown that their mobile apps may be open to attack from malware and a failure to do regular mobile app security testing. FireEye’s report tracking digital banking fraud indicates that the mobile apps of these Indian banks were infected with malware that were able to steal user credentials. Post…

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