7 Serious Mobile Application Security Risks

Poor coding practices result in costly weaknesses that can give attackers a pathway to sensitive data, including corporate information, said Rick Doten, chief information security officer at Bethesda, Md.-based Digital Management. Doten, who is exploring how to apply the SANS Institute’s 20 Critical Security Controls to mobile security for the Council on Cybersecurity, said today’s mobile application weaknesses parallel the security flaws of years past.