iOS has quickly become one of the most popular mobile operating systems, not only with users, but also with developers and companies. This also makes it a popular platform for malicious adversaries. iOS users and developers need to be constantly aware of their mobile security risks. Because of this, there is great demand for risk assessment specialists and security engineers.
This book is a hands-on guide that focuses on iOS Devices and application security. It also discusses many vulnerabilities and security-related shortcomings that could expose personal data to prying eyes or allow interception of an iOS devices communication. You will learn how to manage apps to reduce the risks from third-parties and then carry out practical steps and procedures to protect your device at a large scale using tools like Apple Configurator and MDM. By the end of this book, you will have a great understanding of the essentials of iOS apps and will be able to secure the platform easily and rapidly.
Charles Edge has written 9 books and over 3,000 blog posts on technology, with a focus on large-scale systems and server management. When he started writing this book, he was the chief technology officer of 318, a national consultancy and managed services provider with a focus on Apple’s platforms. Midway through this project, became a product manager for JAMF Software. When not playing with computers at work, he can be found at home tinkering with computers for fun.