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Some of Kony's Whitepapers are written for developers and can offer useful information on planning, writing, and releasing secure mobile apps. All funds raised through sales of this book go directly into the project budget and will The OWASP Mobile Application Security Verification Standard (MASVS). Secure today's mobile devices and applications Implement a systematic approach to security in your mobile application development with help.
Until working with Puffin Security, we were not aware of the risk. We thought that being outside the stores we were safe.
But smartphones are easy to lose and susceptible to theft, as our app had critical vulnerabilities when storing data, anyone who made a terminal could obtain credentials to access the organization.
Thanks to the final report prepared by Puffin Security team we could fix all the vulnerabilities. If your company offer services that are accessed over the internet by customers through an app, you have to worry about it and be sure that security is ensured. But having a mobile application safe is a priority for any business, and it should be covered in early stages of development. Building a secure app and shielding your server to mitigate as much as possible the risks of a data breach should be a main issue for any organization.
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Tailored approach service Adapt test and rules of engagement to uncover unique vulnerabilities. Depending on the context, the documents can be used stand-alone or in combination to achieve different objectives. For example, the MASVS requirements may be used in the planning and architecture design stages, while the checklist and testing guide may serve as a baseline for manual security testing or as a template for automated security tests.
Mobile App Security Testing The checklist works great as a reference during mobile app security assessments. You can walk through the requirements one-by-one - for more information on each requirement, simply click on the link in the "Testing procedures" column.
Or, fill out the checklist at the end of an assessment to ensure completeness. The MASVS levels can be used along with threat modeling to determine the appropriate set of security controls for a particular mobile app. MASVS V1 also lists requirements pertaining to the architecture and design of the mobile apps, as well as general processes and activities that should be part of the development process.
Its main chapters contain general how-tos and tutorials that cover a variety of topics from mobile OS internals to advanced reverse engineering techniques.
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Head over to the Github release page May 7th, New release of the MSTG After many changes, we decided it was time to create a new release in order to improve the book version! In this update we have a lot to share! In the meantime, we have worked on an actual print of the book! While an early version is available through Hulu no link supplied, google and download at your own risk , we are working on making a better version of that book.
In the mean time we have filed for a project promotion to Flagship! We are proud to be part of such a great project!
Next, we are preparing to join the Open Security Summit again! Already three people will be on site, and at least one remoting, but we would love to work with more people at the project again! January 15th, Release of improved checklist We released a new version of the checklist! This version has adaptable references so that it can be used with newer versions of the MSTG as well. This version is currently available in French and English and we hope to add the Russian, Japanese, German and Spanish version soon!
Take a look at our release page! We would like to thank our volunteers for their effort to deliver these easy to use checklists! January 3rd, Multilnaguage Release 1.
Exactly: we just added French, German, Japanese and Chinese! Obviously this would not be possible without all the volunteers that helped us with translations, feedback, updating, and automating the release proces!
We are grateful for the awesome team that pulled this off!
Want to see the result? November 39th, Release 1.
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