With Mobile apps gaining a higher popularity among the smartphone users, the small and established businesses are heading towards the app industry and so are the hackers. Yes, you read it right.
The cyber hackers have turned towards mobile applications to get sensitive user information and make money from it. And a real-life incident to prove this is the BBC’s recently covered news that revealed hackers were selling access to personal messages from around 120 million Facebook account at the price of just 10 cents per account.
This has made the situation alarming for both the users trusting the mobile apps and the developers building these apps. It has prevented app users from enjoying better app’s services by sharing their personal information and developers from getting higher ROI; proving to be a big challenge for the mobile app arena.
But, is this the end of the story? Is there no solution to this challenge? Is there no way to make users and developers make the best use of the app services?
Well, there’s is one: Mobile App Security.
As depicted by the name, the Mobile App Security process empowers the developers to build a strong wall of security around their mobile apps and block all the entrances for the intruders. An outcome of which will be minimal data breach cases, higher user engagement, improved customer loyalty, and uplifted ROI.
But again, the major question is – How to integrate the mobile app security process in your mobile app development lifecycle?
Keeping the same into consideration, I have written this step-by-step guide to incorporate security into your app development process, which is as below:-
- Initial Review
The first step of this process involves bringing the mobile app development team and security team on the same page to understand the following pointers:… Read the rest