App Shielding and In-App Protection

This presentation describes the differences between application shielding or hardening technologies and in-app protection. Application shielding is a set of technologies that modify and obfuscate an application’s binary code. App shielding makes an application more tamper-resistant, protecting against intellectual property theft, piracy, and vulnerability discovery by reverse engineering, and unauthorized access. It creates a more resilient …

Top 5 Ways Hackers Attack Your Mobile Apps

This presentation describes the top five ways hackers attack mobile apps looking for secrets. It describes particular attacks, the tools used in the attacks, what specific information the bad actor hopes to obtain, and cites real-world examples of each of the attack methods. The presentation is a collection of dozens of stories and was constructed …

Scanning the Top 45 Android Mobile Banking Apps

This presentation provides details on development best practices, data leakage risk and security exposure for 45 Android mobile apps from the top US banks and mobile payment providers. The research displays vulnerabilities in consumer mobile banking apps and the correlating risk they introduce for banks and mobile users. This presentation was delivered at Droidcon SFO …

Mobile Banking Apps are Not Created Equal

Mobile Banking Apps are not Created Equal discloses the security and privacy risks exposure and whether or not each passes or fails the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) Mobile Top 10. This research details how both iOS and Android banking applications from the top 45 US banks and mobile payment providers fared for security …

How LinkedIn Increased Readership by 400%

A couple of months ago I wanted to increase referrals on our industry blog servicevirtualization.com. I had always automatically posted to my profile seeking LinkedIn referrals and got some clicks but my network was becoming saturated with service virtualization content since there is a post almost everyday. One day one of the sales guys wanted to so …