Android Application Security Essentials

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Security has been a bit of a hot topic with Android so this guide is a timely way to ensure your apps are safe. Includes everything from Android security architecture to safeguarding mobile payments.

Overview

  • Understand Android security from kernel to the application layer
  • Protect components using permissions
  • Safeguard user and corporate data from prying eyes
  • Understand the security implications of mobile payments, NFC, and more

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In today’s techno-savvy world, more and more parts of our lives are going digital, and all this information is accessible anytime and anywhere using mobile devices. It is of the utmost importance that you understand and implement security in your apps that will reduce the likelihood of hazards that will wreck your users' experience.

"Android Application Security Essentials" takes a deep look into Android security from kernel to the application level, with practical hands-on examples, illustrations, and everyday use cases. This book will show you how to overcome the challenge of getting the security of your applications right.

"Android Application Security Essentials" will show you how to secure your Android applications and data. It will equip you with tricks and tips that will come in handy as you develop your applications.

We will start by learning the overall security architecture of the Android stack. Securing components with permissions, defining security in a manifest file, cryptographic algorithms and protocols on the Android stack, secure storage, security focused testing, and protecting enterprise data on your device is then also discussed in detail. You will also learn how to be security-aware when integrating newer technologies like NFC and mobile payments into your Android applications.

At the end of this book, you will understand Android security at the system level all the way to the nitty-gritty details of application security for securing your Android applications.

What you will learn from this book

  • Get familiar with Android security architecture
  • Secure Android components using permissions
  • Implement cryptography algorithms and protocols to secure your data
  • Protect user information both at rest and in transit
  • Test apps for security
  • Understand security considerations for upcoming use cases like NFC and mobile payments
  • Guard the corporate data of enterprises apps

Approach

"Android Application Security Essentials" is packed with examples, screenshots, illustrations, and real world use cases to secure your apps the right way.

Who this book is written for

If you are looking for guidance and detailed instructions on how to secure app data, then this book is for you. Developers, architects, managers, and technologists who wish to enhance their knowledge of Android security will find this book interesting. Some prior knowledge of development on the Android stack is desirable but not required.

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About the Author:

Pragati Ogal Rai

Pragati Ogal Rai is a technologist with more than 14 years of experience in mobile operating systems, mobile security, mobile payments, and mobile commerce. From working as a platform security engineer with Motorola Mobility, to designing and developing PayPal's mobile offerings, she has an extensive end-to-end experience in all aspects of mobile technology.

Pragati has a dual Master's in Computer Science and has taught and trained computer science students at different levels. She is a recognized speaker at international technology events.

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