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iOS 8 Vs. Android: How Secure Is Your Data?
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SDiver
SDiver,
User Rank: Strategist
11/13/2014 | 9:31:01 AM
Secure Element vs. HCE
Unfortunately, I think this article misses the heart of the differences between iOS and Android.  Apple utilizes a Secure Elemenent (SE) which is a hardware device that stores cardholder data crytpgographically while Wallet uses a software emulation of the SE called the Host Card Emulator (HCE).  The core difference is that the SE is a crytpographic hardware "black box" while the HCE is a software emulation of the HCE.


Software is traditionally one of the weakest points of security of any enterprise system so Google has their work cut out for them.  There have been compromises of Wallet in the past.  This article fails to compare the security between both solutions.
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Helpful,
User Rank: Apprentice
11/6/2014 | 12:32:33 PM
Misunderstood security of App Groups
An App Group is an Xcode mechanism of specifying that an App and it's Extension can access a shared data container. As shown in the diagram, the Extension must be enclosed within the App. The Extension's data container and the App's data container remain distinct and separate. An app by the same Company / Developer cannot access any of their other app containers. Apple does not break the fundamental rule of sandboxing -- not even for a Developer's set of apps. See Figure 4-1 on Apple's documentation, it illustrates the very secure sand boxing of App Extensions and the true usage of App Groups: https://developer.apple.com/library/ios/documentation/General/Conceptual/ExtensibilityPG/ExtensionScenarios.html
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Helpful,
User Rank: Apprentice
11/6/2014 | 12:25:25 PM
Mis-understood usage of Extensions
An App Extension is another word for "widget", a user-facing capability. The Extension is small set of information that the App Developer has decided to display within the Notification Center. Apple keeps the Developer within his app, there is no data spill into other apps nor from other apps.
Marilyn Cohodas
Marilyn Cohodas,
User Rank: Strategist
11/5/2014 | 4:07:53 PM
iOS 8 Vs Android
This is indeed an interested development , Adam. Thanks for sharing your insights. On the Android side of the equation, I'm curious to know what enterprise security features Android has added to its operating systems that's making it a tougher competitor to iOS 8.


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