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Wednesday, November 5, 2014

40% Mobile Apps Not Safe for Handling Data, Says Indusface Mobile Application Security Survey

Enterprises that use mobiles for data-based transactions need to focus more on mobile application security, suggests Indusface.

INDIA, 05 November 2014:

NEW DELHI: As much as 40% of mobile application vulnerabilities are related to unsafe handling of data, according to a new report.

Indusface, a provider of application security solutions for web and mobile applications, recently conducted a survey on the ‘State of mobile application security in India’ across a set of enterprises where it found that up to 40% of mobile app vulnerabilities detected are related to unsafe handling of data.

Indusface offers Indusface Mobile solution targeted at enterprises and App Stores to assist them in conducting security tests of their mobile applications before permitting them into their business ecosystem.

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Indusface, a leading provider of application security solutions for web and mobile applications, recently conducted a survey on the ‘State of Mobile unnamed (25)Application Security in India’ across a set of enterprises where it found that as much as 40% of mobile application vulnerabilities detected are related to unsafe handling of data. While sectors like BFSI and E-commerce that conduct a large part of their business over mobile and web are already taking proactive measures to protect their data transactions, others that are becoming more mobile-enabled also need to focus more on mobile app security, suggests the study.,

Mr Tandon explained further, “Protecting mobile applications could be tougher than protecting web applications due to their greater diversity and evolving operating systems. At Indusface, we follow a hybrid mobile application testing approach wherein we do a complete security assessment using a combination of Indusface Mobile scanner and manual security intelligence.”

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News Sources:

http://www.itvoice.in/index.php/it-voice-news/40-mobile-apps-not-safe-for-handling-data-says-indusface-mobile-application-security-survey

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/tech/apps/40-mobile-apps-not-safe-for-handling-data-Report/articleshow/45036758.cms

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