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Android Application Security Essentials by Pragati Ogal Rai

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Security testing basics

This chapter is an overview of security testing. We discuss the pillars of security around which security tests can be developed. The second section discusses different kinds of security testing.

Security tenets

Any kind of application security testing should follow the six tenets of security, namely authentication, authorization, availability, confidentiality, integrity, and non-repudiation. We have covered most of these concepts and how to implement them in Chapter 6, Your Tools – Crypto APIs.

Security tenets

Authentication is the measure of identifying the user. You can use authentication APIs from companies such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, ...

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