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Computer Science | Android Apps Security

Android Apps Security

Gunasekera, Sheran

2012, XVII, 248 p.

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    • Aims to be the first Android security book to market
    • The author is a security expert in / on mobile and enterprise issues
    • Android continues to be a hot developer topic.

Android Apps Security provides guiding principles for how to best design and develop Android apps with security in mind. It explores concepts that can be used to secure apps and how developers can use and incorporate these security features into their apps.

This book will provide developers with the information they need to design useful, high-performing, and secure apps that expose end-users to as little risk as possible. 

  • Overview of Android OS versions, features, architecture and security. 
  • Detailed examination of areas where attacks on applications can take place and what controls should be implemented to protect private user data
  • In-depth guide to data encryption, authentication techniques, enterprise security and applied real-world examples of these concepts

Content Level » Popular/general

Related subjects » Computer Science - Security and Cryptology

Table of contents 

  1. Android Architecture & Security Controls
  2. The Foundation of an App
  3. Who Has Access?
  4. Designing and Developing 3 Sample Apps
  5. Using PKI & Encryption
  6. Interfacing with Web Services
  7. Writing for the Enterprise
  8. Designing and Developing 3 More Sample Apps
  9. Publishing and Selling Your Apps
  10. Malware, Spyware and Your End-User
  11. API Reference

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