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Top 4 Mobile App Security Vulnerabilities and How to Protect Your Data From Them

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Mobile app security is at the top of many organizations’ priority lists these days. The market size for mobile application security is forecasted to be nearly $7 billion by the end of 2023. 

With billions of mobile users around the world, it has become easier for attackers to target and hack into vulnerable mobile apps and gain access to the personal data of users as well as organizations.

They can literally replicate a legitimate mobile app and trick users into installing it on their mobile devices which may lead to data leakage or loss, malware infection, or other severe threats.

How can you protect your mobile app from attackers?

There’s no sure shot single method for securing your mobile app. To ensure your application is well protected, you have to implement strong authentication controls, employ proper encryption, use robust tools and software that protect your app, and follow mobile security best practices to avoid data breaches.

Here are the top 4 mobile app security vulnerabilities and ways to protect your data from them:

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Author Bio – Aaron Cure: Aaron Cure is the Principal Security Consultant at Cypress Data Defense and an instructor and contributing author for the Dev544 Secure Coding in .NET course. After 10 years in the U.S. Army, I decided to switch my focus to developing security tools and performing secure code reviews, penetration testing, static source code analysis, and security research.