Application Security for the Android Platform: Processes, Permissions, and Other Safeguards

Ebook Details

Authors

Jeff Six

Year 2011
Pages 114
Publisher O'Reilly Media
Language en
ISBN 9781449315078
File Size 4.64 MB
File Format PDF
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Ebook Description

With the Android platform fast becoming a target of malicious hackers, application security is crucial. This concise book provides the knowledge you need to design and implement robust, rugged, and secure apps for any Android device. You’ll learn how to identify and manage the risks inherent in your design, and work to minimize a hacker’s opportunity to compromise your app and steal user data. How is the Android platform structured to handle security? What services and tools are available to help you protect data? Up until now, no single resource has provided this vital information. With this guide, you’ll learn how to address real threats to your app, whether or not you have previous experience with security issues.