App Security Insights

Cybersecurity: What Every CEO and CFO Should Know

May 29, 2018 / by Guest Author — Originally written by Melissa Lin, Finance blog editor for TopTal posted in Cyber Breach, Mobile Application Security, cybercrime, cybersecurity


*This article was originally written by Melissa Lin for TopTal

"Think of [cybersecurity] more as safety and security in roads and cars. The car hasn’t really changed in the last 30 years, but a lot of security is built in, and it’s not sexy until the moment it saves your life. You’ve got bits that are hidden – airbags – and bits there to remind you to be safe like seatbelts…Some of it is about good behaviour and good attitude, some of it is about physical security to remind you there is a risk, and some of it is baked in to save you.”
– Sian John, Senior Cybersecurity Strategist at Symantec

We’ll admit it. Cybersecurity isn’t sexy. However, in today’s digital age, cybersecurity has become increasingly critical for large corporations and small startups alike. Today, the stakes are higher than ever, as “every company has become a tech company.” Technology has become more than a supplement to a company’s operations, and in many cases, the assets living on their network are their core operations. This is compounded by the fact that hacks are becoming commonplace due to the rise of mobile usage and internet of things, as well as the growing ecosystem of cybercriminals.

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High Profile Security Breaches: Healthcare Industry

Dec 7, 2017 / by AppSolid Team posted in Cyber Breach, Security Breach


High profile security breaches are so common in our mobile app-driven society that most of us are no longer shocked when a previously trusted company reveals a major breach. It’s easy to forget how much is at stake -- particularly for small businesses that offer apps.

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High Profile Security Breaches: eCommmerce Industry

Dec 6, 2017 / by AppSolid Team posted in Cyber Breach, Security Threats, Security Breach


A hack can take a business at its peak and drive it into the ground. High profile security breaches target multinational conglomerates and large national corporations, since those businesses are the ones most likely to have something of value to steal. But don’t be fooled: every business, every app, and every developer is a potential target. For every high profile security breach you hear about, there are thousands more you don’t.

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