Mobile applications (apps) are everywhere. The iOS App Store is currently home to over 2.2 million apps while the Google Play store currently has more than 3.5 million apps in its inventory. The mobile app market is set to grow by 385% from now until 2021 which is incredible, but the instances of mobile ransomware are growing by 415% every year. Keeping your organization’s mobile app(s) and customers protected against this increase in malware means taking a proactive approach towards penetration (pen) testing.
What is Mobile Application Penetration Testing?
SMT mobile application penetration testing is directed towards native mobile applications, on platforms such as Android and IOS, for the purpose of identifying security flaws in how the app communicates with back end systems, including any back end web services or APIs. As well as how the application handles and stores user input on the file system
Benefits of Mobile Application Penetration Testing
Since the increased prevalence of mobile applications has resulted in increased levels of personal data and sensitive functionality being handled by them, the need to make sure the mobile applications are secure and safe to use have raised. The SMT mobile application penetration testing tells you what a mobile application is doing right and what it’s doing wrong in terms of its cyber security posture.
Mobile Penetration Testing will benefit:
Developers in order to gain assurance that their product is safe and secure for their customers
Organizations to make sure that a given mobile application is safe to introduce to their enterprise environment
Users making them rest assure to use a safe application
SMT Mobile Penetration Testing
When it comes to ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the CIA of a system and its data; there are many ways in which a mobile application can achieve or fail. SMT are proud to be one of the first companies in Jordan and the region to perform mobile applications penetration testing utilizing tools and techniques to limit their chances of being affected by nasty malware.
SMT expert team who knows what attackers know, will use those same techniques against the mobile application to ensure the security posture of your mobile application following OWASP best practices Top 10 mobile security threats:
- Improper Platform Usage
- Insecure Data Storage
- Insecure Communication
- Insecure Authentication
- Insufficient Cryptography
- Insecure Authorization
- Client Code Quality
- Code Tampering
- Reverse Engineering
- Extraneous Functionality