Chapter 5

Security: Does Mobile Application Protect Against Unwanted Usage?

Mohamed Sarrab, Hafedh Al-Shihi and Naveen Safia

Abstract

This chapter focuses on the security of a mobile application as one of the main qualitative characteristics. The chapter emphasizes the authentication process in the mobile application and explores the authorization mechanism used for a mobile application. It also discusses the users' and applications' information privacy and mainly focuses on mobile application security holes. Finally, it discusses the potential risks of how the personal information of users is treated.

Total Pages: 49-57 (9)

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