App Security

The Rise of the Mobile ID Wallet: A Trusted and Secure Digital Identity

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced governments and organizations to reconsider their approach to identity and access management  The world continues to experience significant technological changes which have made it easier to complete tasks and enhance productivity. Once upon a time, mobile phones were used to make calls, send text messages, and do calculations. Then they …

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Gartner Hype Cycle for Application Security 2021

Build38 recognized in Gartner® Hype Cycle™ for Application Security 2021

Build38 is listed as a Sample Vendor in this Hype Cycle for second time in a row.  Build38 has been recognized as a Sample Vendor in the Gartner Hype Cycle for Application Security 2021*. Build38’s application shielding solution enables companies to protect security sensitive data and critical business logic. It protects businesses and their mobile applications from …

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Security framework from Build38 makes eHealth apps secure

Comprehensive app security guaranteed from development With the current boom in eHealth apps, concerns around security and privacy are growing louder. Particularly in the case of health apps that provide information about specific diseases, offer support or form the communication interface between health insurers and customers, sensitive data must be specially protected. The so-called Trusted …

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App security specialist Build38 welcomes Manuel Holzhauer as new advisory board member

Focus on digital transformation in the finance and insurance market With immediate effect Manuel Holzhauer joins the advisory board of Build38. In doing so, the start-up benefits from its many years of experience and extensive network from its activities in the start-up, finance and insurance industries. Holzhauer currently operates as Insurance Industry Executive at Microsoft. …

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Silicon Vault, by Build38, makes data storage on mobile devices more secure

Product update ensures improved control over sensitive data With the Trusted Application Kit (T.A.K) Build38 has developed a software development kit (SDK) that protects mobile apps from all online threats. In order to adapt the T.A.K to new security requirements, the provider has now added Silicon Vault to its tool, which uses the hardware (HW)-backed …

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The fundamentals of implementing strong Device Identification

The fundamentals of implementing strong Device Identification Some weeks ago, IBM Trusteer reported a massive fraud operation against banks, which lead to losses in the order of millions of dollars. In a nutshell, attackers managed to 1) steal end user credentials and 2) bypass the fraud management scheme of the banks in order to automate …

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Secure Mobile Banking: Build38 present at the Nordic IT Security Summit

Cybersecurity event for the financial sector Cyberattacks are occurring more and more frequently around the world. Especially banks and financial institutions are very much affected. To support the financial sector on cybersecurity, the Financial Institutions Edition of the annual Nordic IT Security (NITS) Summit has been launched. This will provide a platform for the fintech, …

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eHealth apps already without security risks and side effects

Goodbye to security and data protection problems We are currently experiencing a boom in eHealth apps. Some apps accompany patients during certain illnesses, provide information and offer support, while other apps help with weight loss, exercise or serve as a means of communication between health insurers and customers. Soon there will also be the e-prescription …

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Mobile app security through security framework: Build38 enters into distribution partnership with TÜV AUSTRIA subsidiary SPP

Expansion of the partner network in the DACH region Munich, February 23, 2021 – With the number of mobile applications growing every day, the topic of app security plays an important role worldwide. Attacks, in which cybercriminals gain access to apps via security vulnerabilities and thus obtain sensitive data, occur again and again. To solve …

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3, 2, 1 – Lets start with Mobile Health Security

An introduction to health app security Do you already use eHealth apps? Maybe you’ve already tracked your fitness on your smartphone or documented your nutrition. In the meantime, there are even certain tested medical apps that are prescribed by doctors and covered by health insurance companies. In the case of diseases such as diabetes, tinnitus …

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Shift Left Security – Learn about this critical trend that will remain

Shift Left Security – a trend that will remain Traditionally, organizations focus their security efforts near the end of a development and release cycle. While this can ensure that the rest of the software achieves a certain level of stability, high risks and vulnerabilities remain. Shift Left Security is a remedy to this problem: Implement …

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Contactless Payment, Part 1: The smartphone and App replace the card reader

An increase of 20 % cashless payments were recorded in the first half of 2020. Cashless payments are more popular than ever. This trend was also accelerated in particular by Covid-19. In Germany, for example, an increase of 20 % cashless payments were recorded in the first half of 2020. Every second payment was even …

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Munich transport association MVV relies on Build38 for the security of their Mobile eTickets

It’s finally a public reference: the city of Munich’s transport association MVV is using Build38 Trusted Application Shield T.A.K to ensure the fraud prevention for their app-based public transport tickets. They rely on anti-cloning, binding app, identity and ticket and easy to use control codes (among 2 dozen other security features). We are extremely proud …

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