Nowadays you may notice that so-called “cyber attacks” have become as dangerous as “real life” crimes. You can name dozen of big brands that have become hacker’s victims in past years – Valve, Sony, Microsoft (some might also recall Ashley Madison). These cyber attacks were not that big – all those leak issues were resolved with simple password change. But there is always something bigger, right? More than 1 billion dollars was stolen via Internet in 2015, and that’s… Well, that’s plenty!
Hackers are always in search of new methods of breaking various security walls, while security specialists are always in search of new methods to improve their defence – it’s a vicious circle.
Banking, e-commerce, social networking – all of these industries are really vulnerable, especially when we are talking about their cyber security. Companies spend millions of dollars to fix their security “holes”, because possible loss from cyber attacks can be much greater than security improvement expenses.
Unfortunately, nowadays cyber attack is more than just a scary word (especially if your business is located in developed country). Learn more about most “popular” threats with our infographics:
Number one in 4 out of 6 countries – that’s pretty impressive for a “virtual threat”. So, if your project requires high-level security and user data safety, it’s time to ask yourself a question: how can you provide this level of security? Let’s find out!
We’ve said it many times, and going to say it once more: product’s security (as well as its success) depends on cooperation between client and development team. There are some major points that should be considered before starting web or mobile applications development:
Of course not every mobile or web application out there needs security level that high. Sometimes additional security can add only new expenses and nothing useful. For instance, if you app does not contain any private data. Or maybe your app is an offline application? Basic principles of safe programming should do the trick.
Here at Smartum we take mobile and web security questions seriously. If you need a secure mobile or web application, contact us! We are always ready to help you with your ideas!
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