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Mobile App Security: 5 Frequent Woes Persist
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marktroester
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11/22/2013 | 2:52:11 PM
Re: Vote of No Confidence
It looks like the research that they did is not specific to the mobile platform. These are failures that are attributed to the way the application is being developed, vs. failures that are inherent in iOS or Android. But, additional research relating to these platforms would also be useful.

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Marilyn Cohodas
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11/22/2013 | 7:50:15 AM
Re: Vote of No Confidence
That really surprises me since so much of the discussion of mobile device security centers around the merits of iOS over Android. (With Android generally coming up short). 
Mathew
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11/22/2013 | 5:17:31 AM
Re: Vote of No Confidence
Good question, Marilyn. HP declined to provide a breakout of apps, in terms of whether they were iOS or Android.
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Marilyn Cohodas,
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11/21/2013 | 10:37:01 AM
Vote of No Confidence
Wow, Mat. these are frightening numbers --  97% of 2000 business apps inappropriately accessed at least one source of private information stored on a device! Did the study breakdown the apps by OS or device? Wondering if there Apple still had the edge in mobile security.


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