The Security Implications of Mobile Apps

Posted February 17, 2016 in Cutter Business Technology Journal

When people use mobile apps they seldom think about the security implications. They sign up at an app store and agree to let the app have access to inbuilt sensors and communications capabilities; they also permit access to resources that may include personal data on the Web, corporate data and corporate applications, and/or network access to Web resources that might not be secure. Vulnerabilities can appear at any stage of the interaction between the mobile application and its data.

About The Author
Brian Dooley
Brian J. Dooley is a Senior Consultant with Cutter Consortium's Data Analytics & Digital Technologies practice. He is an author, analyst, and journalist with more than 30 years' experience in analyzing and writing about IT trends. Mr. Dooley has written seven books, numerous user manuals, hundreds of reports, and more than 2,000 magazine features. He is the founder and past President of the New Zealand Chapter of the Society for Technical… Read More
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