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How to Protect Your Mobile App Using the OWASP MASVS Security Standards

Dec 05, 2022

Mobile app security often feels more complicated than it should. Increasingly, organizations are "shifting left" as an easier, more effective way to approach mobile app security. Earlier security implementation helps prevent security risks like vulnerable code, components, and dependencies.

Ready to shift left? Finding the right security standards is a key part of the process. In our latest report, we're offering a deep dive into the Open Web Application Security Project's (OWASP) security framework. Their Mobile Application Security Verification Standard (MASVS) offers a multi-layered security approach to help you properly secure your application. What we'll cover:

  • How to correctly read MASVS's Mobile AppSec Model to decide which level of security is right for your application.
  • A breakdown of MASVS's eight security categories and how they apply to your application based on the security level you choose.
  • What to look for when buying mobile app security tools and whether it's better to build or buy your security tools.