Mobile Apps Safeguarding: Implementation of Security in the App Development Procedure
Even in this advanced technical age, we often forget to secure our mobile app services at the time of development. This needs the proper integration of security systems in the mobile app development process.
Few people know that like the computer apps and software, mobile apps are also quite vulnerable to the hackers. Hacking is the technical prowess that executes negatively by accessing the vital & confidential information and leaking it out illegally. The advancement of technology has provided so many tools in the hands of the hackers that have actually facilitated the process of hacking and have made it simple and go clean!
Returning home after loading an important document file in the office PC and finding it nil on the very next morning is not a very rare picture. But as hackers have gone technically sound too, this is not a very rare picture in mobile apps also. This is the reason, the big companies try to secure their devices spending a lot of money, but yet failing abruptly due to the unsecured application layer of the OS that is easily accessible for the hackers till now. This ruins the reputation of the company, so the developers need to develop the security measure for the mobile apps. This action should be taken at the time of mobile app development to avoid such phishing attacks.
But the human brain always finds a solution to every problem. Thus, developers strive to find the protection against the hacking in order to secure the industry more firmly. Here are some steps that the developers should take to safeguard their apps well-
Scrutinizing at the fundamental stage
Effective threat modeling process
Assessment of the design
Re-checking of codes
Identifying the threats
Optimizing the app on the basis of the industry standard
Safeguarding an app is not a matter of joke. From the app's personal safety to the company repute, everything depends on it. This can be attained if the processes are utilized in every stage perfectly.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Mr. Deepanjan Goswami, the Technical Director of GoWebdardy, a reputed and fastest growing IT company in India, with the client base in three different countries, has penned down this article in order to aware the people about integrating security in the mobile app development.