In our modern day world, applications have become irreplaceable. We use them to shop, organize our finances and communicate with each other. Unfortunately, they also come with several risks. However, fortunately, we can count on app developers to use their expertise to minimize and even prevent these risks using smart techniques such as, for example, two-factor authentication, sophisticated identification processes and end-to-end encryption.
Protection of personal data
The biggest reason to provide app security during development, is to protect confidential data. It is essential that companies and developers ensure that certain data cannot be accessed by just anyone. Take, for example, a banking app where customers enter financial data, or apps where you keep track of medical data and your family composition. It is vital that this data is kept secure to reduce the risk of identity fraud.
Protection against cyber attacks
In today’s digital environment, the risk of cyber-attacks is very real and a single breach can seriously damage both the reputation and operation of your organization. Implementing an effective app security strategy can help prevent cyber-attacks such as phishing, hacking and malware. These attacks can lead to passwords being stolen, as well as entire businesses being shut down.
Complying with regulations
The European and Belgian governments are determined to ensure that application use and development remain secure. As a result, they have established many guidelines and regulations on privacy protection. These rules are designed to make the use of apps as safe and secure as possible for everyone.
There are also specific tools to support developers. These are specifically designed to meet the high security and privacy standards set by the European and Belgian governments.
It can be quite a challenge to develop an application that is both secure and pleasant to use. Fortunately, within Xplore Group we can count on the expertise of competence centre AppFoundry. They can help implement app security tailored to your needs.