Gartner Research

Securing Mobile App Back Ends

Published: 15 November 2016

ID: G00271223

Analyst(s): Dionisio Zumerle , Jason Wong , Mark O'Neill


Failure to secure the back end of mobile apps will inhibit endeavors in digital business and put the enterprise at risk. Security and risk management leaders must immediately take precautions whenever they are exposing enterprise services.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Get the Basics Right
  • Lock Down Mobile App Functionality
  • Protect Your APIs
  • Expect the Unexpected
  • Enforce Your Security Policies
  • Embed Security Into the Process

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