Mobile application security threats are on the rise. According to Verizon’s 2020 Mobile Security Index, 43 percent of organizations admitted to sacrificing mobile security in the past year, and those that did were twice as likely to experience a compromise. Hackers actively seek out vulnerable mobile applications for reverse engineering and tampering and often use them to launch larger or more sophisticated attacks.
Mobile application shielding can protect your apps against tampering and misuse that could result in; unauthorized access, malicious code injections, credential theft, app cloning, IP theft, broader system attacks, and more.
Static protection prevents hackers from decoding sensitive parts of the application(such as API keys or credentials) and protects code and data at rest. This is also known as code hardening.
Dynamic protection defends apps against analysis at runtime and live attacks. This is also known as runtime application self-protection (RASP).
Combining code hardening techniques such as code obfuscation and encryption with RASP can help you remain both protected and compliant with the latest regulations.