Mobile Application Security Testing
Mobile application security testing is the procedure of assessing the security integrity of applications that run on mobile device platforms and operating systems.
Security testing is vital as mobile apps introduce significant configuration changes to the device and its operating system. These changes should be assessed, to determine if they introduce security vulnerabilities that could be exploited to compromise the device and the data it processes, stores or transmits.
Security testing of a mobile app is an art. The art of thinking like an attacker – identifying and exploiting vulnerabilities in the app that would allow unauthorised access.
The Risk Crew mobile application security testing methodology is comprised of 4 simple steps: