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The Current Security State Of Top Fitness Mobile Apps

Jun 4, 2018 / by SEWORKS team posted in Mobile App Development, Hackers, Mobile Application Security, fitness apps

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In January 2018, the news broke out that Strava, a social fitness tracking app exposed the locations of US military bases around the globe. After the media reports, the company actively worked on improving privacy and security oversights by implementing restrictions on viewing and added an opt-out option for displaying user data on its heat map. Those were all good remedies for minimizing future damages, but they are bandages to cover up mistakes. Mobile app security should be active solutions to prevent problems, not just to fix them.

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Our Effort To Comply With GDPR

May 24, 2018 / by SEWORKS team posted in Mobile Application Security, web application security, cybersecurity, GDPR

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Tomorrow, May 25th, 2018, is the day the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in EU becomes in effect.

Even though this is an EU policy, it globally sets a new bar for user data protection. The original EU legislation (the 1995 EU Data Protection Directive) only governed entities within the EU. However, the sheer scope of the GDPR is far more extensive in that it also refers to non-EU businesses who either, A) market products to people in the EU or who, B) monitor the behavior of people in the EU.

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