Tory Party Conference breach raises questions around application security

The recent Tory Party conference event app breach where MPs numbers were revealed, raises important questions around event App security and whether apps undergo effective security testing.

In their report Event App Security – is it taken seriously? Krowdthink talk about the  surprising findings of Security Intelligence when they scanned a generic set of mobile apps. Pentesting should be part of the development stage.  Krowdthink discuss the testing process they went through to highlight any potential security flaws in the app as part of their privacy by design process.

The report concludes that their appears to be a general lack of understanding in the app industry about the importance of building security as the foundation of app development.

Read more at Krowdthink Man in the Krowd – EventApp Security – is it taken seriously?