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It's Time To Level Up Your Mobile Application Security Program

Target The Real Mobile Security Threats

March 25, 2016

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  • By Chris Sherman
  • with Christopher McClean,
  • Josh Blackborow,
  • Bill Nagel

Why Read This Report

Security leaders must balance the requirements of their digital workforce with the need to protect corporate data. This report helps security and risk (S&R) professionals better evaluate the current level of mobile security maturity and identify the best processes to "level up" that strategy to support employees. The goal is to help you understand your mobile application risk and provide guidance on how to effectively mitigate that risk. This report was originally published on August 26, 2014; Forrester reviews and updates it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy.

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Table of Contents

  • Stop Wasting Your Time — The Risk Is In The Application Layer
  • There Are Three Levels Of Mobile Application Security Maturity
  • Recommendations

  • Improving Mobile Security Requires Iterative Process Improvements
  • Supplemental Material
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