Michael is the leader of the NowSecure expert penetration testing team and an avid app developer. Using his combined 20+ years security engineering and app development expertise, Michael focuses on evaluating mobile, medical, automotive, and cloud systems for use in wireless, cellular, and high-threat environments. Michael is also an avid security and privacy standards advocate and has contributed to efforts by OWASP, NIST, and NIAP.
Let Standards Light Your Way: Best Practices for App Developers
16:30 > 40 min
With an increasing focus on privacy and security, how do we avoid common app development pitfalls that get us in hot water? Common snippets on developer forums don't always consider repercussions of an action. Join us as we walk through five seemingly innocuous implementations that have real world security implications and how you can apply standards like the OWASP MASVS to design your app with a security first mindset. In this interactive and entertaining session, see how to prevent these from happening to you and take home practical security and privacy best practices with links to more resources for you and your team.
Be Aware & Prepare: Grow Downloads & User Trust with a MASA Validation
12:10 > 20 min
Looking to set your app apart from the rest on the Google Play Store? For 88% of users, how much personal data they share depends on how much they trust a company. Show customers you safeguard their data and are transparent with your privacy practices by completing a new Independent Security Review to get the badge on your Google Play Store Data safety declaration. In this session, learn about the new App Defense Alliance (ADA) Mobile App Security Assessment (MASA), launched Fall 2022 and how it can drive your business:
- Learn about the ADA MASA validation process
- Get tips on secure coding practices to speed your validation
- See how & why so many other top Android apps have been validated
Get the inside scoop from NowSecure experts who helped create the ADA MASA framework and who have conducted hundreds of MASA assessments.