Discover the most up-to-date techniques to secure your Android applications using Packt's New Book and eBook

December 2013 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Android Application Security Essentials, a practical guide to securing Android applications the right way. This book will help developers write secure Android applications using the most up-to-date techniques and concepts. The print book comes in at 218 pages and is competitively priced at $44.99, whilst the eBook version is available for $22.94 in all the popular formats.

About the author:

Pragati Ogal Rai is a technologist with more than 14 years of experience in mobile operating systems, mobile security, mobile payments, and mobile commerce. From working as a platform security engineer with Motorola Mobility to designing and developing PayPal's mobile offerings, she has an extensive end-to-end experience in all aspects of mobile technology.

Android Application Security Essentials provides readers with in-depth knowledge of Android security from kernel to application level. Packed with practical hands-on examples, illustrations, and everyday use cases, this book will help developers secure components with permissions, define security in a manifest file, implement cryptographic algorithms and protocols on the Android stack, secure storage, perform security focused testing, and protect enterprise data on their device.

The tips and tricks in Android Application Security Essentials will help users secure Android applications and data. This book is suitable for developers, architects, managers, and technologists who wish to enhance their knowledge of Android security. Some prior knowledge of development on the Android stack is desirable, but not required.

This book covers the following essential topics:

Chapter 1: The Android Security Model – the Big Picture

Chapter 2: Application Building Blocks

Chapter 3: Permissions

Chapter 4: Defining the Application's Policy File

Chapter 5: Respect Your Users

Chapter 6: Your Tools – Crypto APIs

Chapter 7: Securing Application Data

Chapter 8: Android in the Enterprise

Chapter 9: Testing for Security

Chapter 10: Looking into the Future

About Packt:

Packt is one of the most prolific and fast-growing tech book publishers in the world. Originally focused on open source software, Packt books focus on practicality, recognizing that readers are ultimately concerned with getting the job done. Packt’s digitally-focused business model allows them to publish up-to-date books in very specific areas.


Android Application Security Essentials
Write secure Android applications using the most up-to date techniques and concepts

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/android-application-security-essentials/book

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