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Android Apps Security

Mitigate Hacking Attacks and Security Breaches

Authors: Gunasekera, Sheran

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  • A unique pocket guide on Android security internals and essentials
  • Written by a security researcher that works with mobile app security for a living
  • The author is experienced in auditing mobile apps across several business verticals
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  • ISBN 978-1-4842-1682-8
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About this book

Gain the information you need to design secure, useful, high-performing apps that expose end-users to as little risk as possible. This book shows you how to best design and develop Android apps with security in mind: explore concepts that you can use to secure apps and how you can use and incorporate these security features into your apps.

What You Will Learn

  • Identify data that should be secured
  • Use the Android APIs to ensure confidentiality and integrity of data
  • Build secure apps for the enterprise
  • Implement Public Key Infrastructure and encryption APIs in apps
  • Master owners, access control lists, and permissions to allow user control over app properties
  • Manage authentication, transport layer encryption, and server-side security

Who This Book Is For

Experienced Android app developers.


About the authors

Sheran Gunasekera is a security researcher and software developer with more than 13 years of information security experience. He is director of research and development for ZenConsult Pte. Ltd., where he oversees security research in both the personal computer and mobile device platforms. Sheran has been very active in BlackBerry and mobile Java security research and was the author of the whitepaper that revealed the inner workings of the first corporate-sanctioned malware application deployed to its subscribers by the UAE telecommunications operator Etisalat. He has spoken at many security conferences in the Middle East, Europe and Asia Pacific regions and also provides training on malware analysis for mobile devices and secure software development for both web and mobile devices. He also writes articles and publishes research on his security-related blog. 

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

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eBook 26,99 €
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  • ISBN 978-1-4842-1682-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover 34,31 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-1681-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions
  • Usually ready to be dispatched within 3 to 5 business days, if in stock
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Android Apps Security
Book Subtitle
Mitigate Hacking Attacks and Security Breaches
Authors
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Sheran Gunasekera
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-1682-8
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-1682-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-1681-1
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XV, 294
Number of Illustrations
130 b/w illustrations
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