Nowadays, the vast majority of employees is using smartphones or tablets as part of their work. Those devices, whether they are corporate (COPE) or personal (BYOD), are a gateway to organizations information systems.
Banks have digitalized their services to offer the best experience to their clients. As a result, it is now of current use to check accounts and transfer money from mobile banking applications, arousing the interest of hackers to exploit the wide mobile attack surface. Facing this new vector of threats, the Bank to which this use case refers decided to ensure the security of its mobile banking application by leveraging Pradeo Security Runtime Application Self-Protection (RASP) solution.
While the World Cup is around the corner, football applications are becoming omnipresent. Among their features, you can check live scores, follow your team ranking, create an account linked to your social media etc. At first sight, nothing scary. But while investigating applications* connected to one of the most followed event in the world, Pradeo’s research team found out a worrying trend: most of them are highly intrusive and vulnerable. On top of the list, there is the Eurosport app which was downloaded more than 10 million times.
Our highly digital world has fundamentally changed companies’ organization. Smartphones and tablets are now at the center of our personal and professional usages, with an average of 5 hours per day spent on them. In constant demand of immediacy, the new employee is mobile, flexible and always connected.
Mobile applications are the first media we use to access information from our smartphones and tablets. We easily trust them with sensitive data, but what do we know about their security levels? Organizations develop mobile applications at a fast pace to keep up with business needs and often leave aside security measures.