Gartner Research

Technology Overview: Mobile Application Security Testing for BYOD Strategies

Published: 30 August 2013

ID: G00246790

Analyst(s): Joseph Feiman, Dionisio Zumerle


Enterprises that embrace a BYOD strategy are vulnerable to security breaches unless they adopt methods and technologies for mobile application security testing and risk assurance. This research explains how to select and implement these new tools and practices.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Technology Description
    • Add Behavioral Testing to Static and Dynamic Security Testing
    • Test Two Layers of Mobile Application Security Testing: Client and Server
  • Uses
    • Reputation Services That Score the Risk of Mobile Applications From App Stores
    • Maturity of Mobile Application Security Testing
  • Benefits and Risks
  • Technology Alternatives
  • Selection Guidelines
  • Price Performance
    • Appthority
    • HP
    • IBM
    • Veracode
    • WhiteHat Security

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