Chapter 7

Security in the Enterprise

All along, we have been looking at mobile applications from the perspective of individual developers. Although I believe that individual developers or smaller developer firms far outweigh enterprise developers, I think it would be useful to focus a bit on the enterprise developer and the unique challenges he can face. You might be tempted to skip this chapter because you do not fit into the “enterprise developer” category; however, I would urge you to consider this: most enterprises these days look at outsourcing their development work.

It might not make sense for an enterprise or business to have an in-house mobile development team, unless that is the company’s core business focus. I have seen numerous businesses ...

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