[Owasp-mobile] Secure Coding Practices Out The Window With Mobile Apps

Jeffrey Walton noloader at gmail.com
Sun Mar 18 16:48:20 UTC 2012


A nice counter-point article from Graham Lee (author of Cocoa
Application Security):
http://blog.securemacprogramming.com/2012/02/some-lightreading-about-mobile-app-security/

On Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 5:55 PM, Jeffrey Walton <noloader at gmail.com> wrote:
> Secure Coding Practices Out The Window With Mobile Apps
> Ericka Chickowski
> http://www.darkreading.com/mobile-security/167901113/security/security-management/232600607/secure-coding-practices-out-the-window-with-mobile-apps.html
>
> With every business from the tiniest SMB to the largest enterprise
> looking to plant its flag in the ground with regard to mobile
> applications, the mobile app development boom is on in a very big way.
> Amid this blind rush to beat the competition to the market, mobile
> developers are feeling their way around in the dark -- and with a
> development environment still in its infancy and no real standards to
> lead the way, it's an adventure for all parties involved.
>
> Particularly scary to many security professionals is the fact that the
> speedy mobile development cycle and this lack of experience in the
> platforms is causing coders to throw all of those secure development
> principles the industry has fought for over the past five years right
> out the window when it comes to mobile apps.
>
> ...


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