Operations | Monitoring | ITSM | DevOps | Cloud

Appknox

appknox

Difference Between Black-Box Testing & White-Box Testing

A developer goes through different development and deployment rules for creating applications. Testing is an essential step in the development cycle. When it comes to software testing, many techniques need to be used from time to time. Yet the confusion around white, grey, and black testing techniques are most common among all software testing techniques. They often appear similar, yet the differences between them are very jarring.

appknox

9 Best Security Practices for E-Commerce App Developers

Smartphones have become a central part of our lives, surpassing the popularity of desktops and laptops. That's why brands and companies these days need to take on a mobile approach when designing and creating applications. Why? Because an overwhelming number of mobile users spend their time these days on mobile apps. Therefore, it's crucial to consider the security of your mobile app. That way, all your sensitive data is safe and secure.

appknox

4 Misconceptions about SAST for Mobile

SAST is one of the matured security testing methods. In the SAST, the source code is examined from the inside out while components are in a static position. It performs scanning in-house code and design to identify flaws that are reflective of weaknesses, and that could invite security vulnerabilities. The scans performed by SAST tools are dependent upon prior identification of rules that specify coding errors to examine and address.

Appknox Webinar: Introduction to Reverse Engineering

About The Webinar: The cybersecurity landscape is constantly evolving, making it a challenge to stay ahead of attackers. They are always looking to exploit & gain access to control sensitive information. This can lead to serious consequences, such as ransomware attacks. This means integrating security as a core part of the development process is becoming even more essential by the day.
appknox

5 Misconceptions about DAST for Mobile

Organizations that develop mobile apps need to be aware of the potential cyber security threats. These threats can lead to the loss of users' private data, which can have serious repercussions for industries like fintech, healthcare, ecommerce, etc. In order to prevent these malicious practices, Dynamic Application Security Testing (DAST), a security testing tool, has been introduced. It helps to weed out specific vulnerabilities in web applications whenever they run in the production phase.

appknox

Your Ultimate Social Media Security Checklist [2022 Updated]

Social media is both a boon and a bane. While it has connected billions of people, made them more accessible, and created more possibilities for the end-users. There's no doubt that it has also made them more susceptible to security threats and vulnerabilities. According to We Are Social, there are around 4.62 billion active social media users worldwide. This is precisely the very reason why cyber criminals love social media as well.

appknox

Microsoft Discovers Security Flaws In Pre-installed Android Apps

Four high-severity vulnerabilities have been exposed to the framework used by pre-installed Android system apps with millions of downloads. Fixed by Israeli developer MCE Systems, this issue could allow an attacker to launch remote and local attacks or be used as a vector to exploit extensive system privileges to obtain sensitive information. Here’s what Microsoft 365 Defender Research Team had to say about it.

appknox

China's New Mobile App Rules - Cybersecurity Updates 2022

The Chinese government took down over 2 million applications from Chinese app stores in just two years (2018-2020)! Now, the government has revised and published stricter cybersecurity updates or provisions for mobile app development, which will go into effect from August 1st, 2022. Why is this happening, and what does the new policy say? Also, how does it affect the developers within China? If you have these questions on your mind, this blog is for you.

appknox

Australia Recorded the Highest Rate of iOS & Android App Threats

Navigating the internet in 2022 is more dangerous than ever for Australian netizens. The risks to the privacy of Australian customers are at an all-time high, as the nation has reported the highest percentage of mobile threats globally, standing at 26.9%. The average Australian netizen uses web-based mobile apps to browse, entertain, communicate, and shop online.

Webinar: How an insecure mobile app can tarnish your company's reputation

About The Webinar: Today’s cybersecurity threat landscape is highly challenging. Attackers are constantly on the lookout to exploit security vulnerabilities in applications and systems to gain access to or control sensitive information and launch cyberattacks such as ransomware. With companies spreading sensitive data across different platforms, software as a service (SaaS) platforms, containers, service providers, and even various cloud platforms, it’s essential that they begin to take a more proactive approach to security.