Posts Categorized: Mobile App Penetration Testing
“We now have a massive security industry, and hacking and data loss is a bigger issue than ever before” The great thing about the information security field is that it constantly re-invents itself, or at least it tries to. In truth, real innovation is rare, and recyling is common. Developments in information security are… Read more »
Do you operate public-facing web applications in your card data environment? Here’s a pointer to a great source of information from the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) on the subject of virtual patching. What is virtual patching? Within the context of web vulnerabilities, this refers to the practice of applying a defensive layer to intercept… Read more »
The biggest story this week. Chinese military unit behind ‘prolific and sustained hacking’ says security report. A highly-skilled team of intelligence gatherers working systematically to steal confidential information from organisations around the globe? Shocking stuff – we can’t imagine for a moment that our government is doing the same thing. But things move fast in the murky… Read more »
Apple has (somewhat quietly) published a guide to iOS security. If you’re building apps on the iOS platform then this document will certainly be of interest to you. For example there are details of the platform’s data protection and encryption mechanisms. Download the PDF from here.