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Mobile apps are not being tested for insecure behavior

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Mar
2015
Mobile apps are not being tested for insecure behavior

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Enterprises are not doing nearly enough to understand which mobile app behaviors hitting their networks and data are risky, nor are they testing apps for those risky behaviors to ensure proper enforcement of their BYOD policies, according to Flexera Software and IDC.

Despite data security being among the biggest challenges when implementing BYOD policies for enterprises (71 per cent), 61 percent have not even identified which app behaviors they deem risky – i.e. ability to access social media apps like Twitter, apps that report back user data to app producers, and such.

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