Apps development: Keeping out mobile malware with code signing

The launch of the Apple App Store marked the birth of the mobile apps market, and the number of available apps has grown exponentially. But as the mobile app business booms, so do the opportunities for malware and other security risks. Developers and networks realise that if customers fear downloading, the rise of the app will stall.

Using code-signing certificates is a relatively simple yet highly-effective way to keep cybercriminals from capitalising on the growth of mobile apps. This white paper outlines how code-signing security works, and how it can safeguard the mobile apps ecosystem.

Provided by: VeriSign Topic: Software Date Added: Aug 2011 Format: PDF

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