10 Tips For Mobile Application SecuritySource: Dell Inc.
Mobile phones, tablets and applications enable you to access information anytime and anywhere you like. In the retail environment, mobile solutions help consumers make more informed purchase decisions, and provide new ways for retailers to engage with customers, employees, and partners.
Not surprisingly, smartphones and tablets represent the majority of net new growth in device adoption forecasts for the next four years. According to industry reports, smartphone sales now represent more than half of all mobile phone sales. And retailers are eagerly looking for ways to take advantage of this technology to help their bottom line. As mobile access and applications grow, however, so do the security challenges. So, how do you keep the bad guys out while still being innovative and keeping up with the latest technologies?
Must-know Tips for Deploying Secure Mobile Applications
1. Take into consideration the different use cases, limitations, and additional capabilities that mobile applications offer. Understand the differences and limitations of each platform from device to device and operating system to operating system. Encryption data, passwords, and even geo-location data must be controlled and sent only to authorized recipients.
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