Foundations of Mobile Security

Course Description

Mobile applications have become an integral part of life, whether you’re checking email, getting directions, or sending funny pictures to friends. While mobile devices allow developers to interact with users via their applications, they also create unique security challenges that are difficult to understand. This course provides an overview of the risks a developer must be aware of when developing mobile applications. 

Course Themes

  • Coverage of general mobile application security controls
  • Security measures in the sphere of native, mobile web, and hybrid applications
  • Security implications of rooting or jailbreaking devices
  • New perspectives on the importance of testing

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the common features of mobile devices
  • Discuss the security controls of mobile OSs
  • Define the components of a mobile application
  • Articulate real-world threats to mobile applications

Details

Delivery Format & Duration:

  1. eLearning (1 Hour)
  2. Live traditional or virtual classroom (duration varies dependent on selected modules)

Level: Introductory

Intended Audience:

  • Developers
  • Development Managers
  • QA Engineers
  • Architects
  • Application Security Specialists

Competencies: Understanding of common risks and security controls when developing for the mobile landscape (native, mobile web, and hybrid applications)

Prerequisites: None