Mobile applications server-side attack surface

Understanding the working of an application is paramount to securing the application. We will discuss how a typical Android application is designed and used. We will then delve into the risks associated with the apps.

Mobile application architecture

The following diagram shows a typical architecture of a mobile backend with an app server and DB server. This app connects to the backend API server which relies on a database server behind the scenes:

Mobile application architecture

It is recommended to follow the secure SDLC process while developing software. Many organizations embrace this method of SDLC to implement security at each ...

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