A basic wallpaper app dressed up into a COVID-19 info app

Posted by Roxane Suau on April 16, 2020

In those troubled times, the world population demonstrates each day an unprecedented outpouring of solidarity, goodwill and aid. Unfortunately, the Covid-19 pandemic might also be leveraged as a business opportunity as per the following example.

 

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Mobile security, what to expect from Android Enterprise?

Posted by Roxane Suau on March 10, 2020

The arising of Android 10 major release and consequently Android Enterprise brings plethora of questions around how to manage and secure Android devices.

If Android Enterprise smoothen the administration of devices, it does not add a structuring piece to UEM security.

This article aims at clarifying the ins and outs underlying Android Enterprise and what are the key security steps to be implemented to ensure Android devices security.

 

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SMS OTP Authentication: Not As Safe As You May Think

Posted by Roxane Suau on February 17, 2020

Most online transactions require a two-step authentication, and the One-Time-Password (OTP) sent by SMS is often one of those two steps. The purpose of an OTP is to prevent fraud by confirming that the person making the transaction and the credit card owner are one and the same. To do so, a temporary code is automatically sent by SMS to the phone number associated with the bank account used.

 

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OWASP Top 10 mobile risks: Break down and mobile app development best practices

Posted by Roxane Suau on January 30, 2020

The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is a worldwide non-profit organization that frequently publishes practical information on application security. OWASP has published the “Top 10 Mobile Risks”, a list dedicated to securing mobile applications.

 

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How to vet mobile apps before issuing them to collaborators

Posted by Roxane Suau on November 19, 2019

Cybersecurity experts are unanimous, mobile apps are hackers’ preferred vector to exfiltrate valuable data from mobile devices. Yet, the flexibility they offer makes them irreplaceable for both work and personal usages. Today, companies cannot afford to forbid public apps usages to their collaborators, even in the most sensitive industries. However, it doesn’t mean they should turn a blind eye to app-related risks.

 

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