Appthority provides the industry’s first all-in-one App Risk Management service that employs static, dynamic and behavioral analysis to immediately discover the hidden actions of apps and empower organizations to apply custom policies to prevent unwanted app behaviors. Only Appthority combines the largest global database of analyzed public and private apps with advanced policy management tools to automate control over risky app actions and protect corporate data.
Latest NewsMarch 12, 2014
Ninety-five percent of the top free iOS and Android apps, which overwhelmingly use ad networks to generate cash, show at least one risky behavior. The vast majority of Android and iOS apps show risky behavior, mainly driven by third-party advertising networks, according to two reports on the mobile software ecosystem published this week.Read More »
In an analysis of the top 100 paid and top 100 free apps on both iOS and Android, security firm Appthority found that free apps continued to exhibit risky behavior more often than paid apps. Collectively, 95 percent of the top 200 free apps—100 on iOS and 100 on Android—performed at least one risky behavior, such as tracking location, sharing data with advertising networks or identifying the user or user's device, according to the company's Winter 2014 App Reputation Report.
App Risk Management BlogMarch 07, 2014
We here at Appthority want to send out a big thank you to all those who stopped by our Risky Business party (co-hosted by MobileIron) or booth last week during RSA. We had a busy and productive conference week filled with a lot of great conversations and interesting sessions and keynotes. There was a lot of interest in our new Winter 2014 App Reputation Report with a breakdown on the security and privacy behaviors behind the top 400 iOS and Android apps to assess the state of mobile app security. As BYOD continues to get attention, we also heard from a lot of journalists interested in the impact of mobile app risk on enterprises and consumers. Over 100 articles came out covering the findings from our report.Read More »
Latest Appthority News
Enterprises Gain Unprecedented Application Control of Policy Management Workflow with Configurable Enforcement
The Appthority service now allows IT administrators the flexibility to create and manage mobile app policies by company department, by geography or even by device type - whether company or employee owned.
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New Winter 2014 App Reputation Report Analyzes Hidden Behaviors of iOS and Android Apps
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The app report analyzes the behaviors of the top 400 iOS and Android apps to assess the state of mobile app security and identify trends impacting consumers and enterprises.