Mobile applications, also called mobile apps, are software applications, usually designed to run on smartphones and tablet computers. They are available through application distribution platforms, which are typically operated by the owner of the mobile operating system, such as the Apple App Store, Android Market, and BlackBerry App World. Some apps are free, and others have a price. Usually they are downloaded from the platform to a target device such as an iPhone, BlackBerry, or Android phone, but sometimes they can be downloaded to less mobile computers such as a laptops or desktops.
In recent years, hackers have focused on mobile applications in their efforts to seek new targets. Mobile malwares can simply be annoying, or it can silently steal login information or other personal data stored on the phone. This domain focuses on various skills and techniques for mobile application security. The candidate will be assessed for skills in Mobile Application security, for programming secure applications as well as analyzing malicious ones.
|Mobile App Security Expert||Mobile Security Officer|
|Mobile Security Compliance Specialist||Mobile Technology Risk Manager|
|Security Officer : Mobile Device Management||Security Architect : Mobile Application Security|
|Mobile App Developer Privacy Specialist||Mobile App Security Assurance Specialist|
The Mobile Application Security Lab exam is based on the following broad domains: