Mobile App Security

The world is on mobile.Back in 2012, Mobile Internet usage in India overtook the country's use of the fixed-line Web and Desktops. Today, thousands of mobile apps are annually submitted by Indian Developers in various App Stores, accelerating usage of banking transactions, booking of tickets, recharge payments, reading news and even managing CRMs right from a mobile device.

Mobiles are also now the highest targeted platforms by hackers who regularly exploit mobile apps for their malicious use. There is a rising demand for mobile application security experts who can help in development of secure mobile apps and also handle privacy related issues for compliance with specific business regulatory requirements.

Mobile applications, also called mobile apps, are software applications, usually designed to run on smartphones and tablet computers. They are available through application distribution platforms, which are typically operated by the owner of the mobile operating system, such as the Apple App Store, Android Market, and BlackBerry App World. Some apps are free, and others have a price. Usually they are downloaded from the platform to a target device such as an iPhone, BlackBerry, or Android phone, but sometimes they can be downloaded to less mobile computers such as a laptops or desktops.

In recent years, hackers have focused on mobile applications in their efforts to seek new targets. Mobile malwares can simply be annoying, or it can silently steal login information or other personal data stored on the phone. This domain focuses on various skills and techniques for mobile application security. The candidate will be assessed for skills in Mobile Application security – In coding secure applications as well as analyzing malicious ones.

Job Roles

Mobile App Security Expert Mobile Security Officer
Mobile Security Compliance Specialist Mobile Technology Risk Manager
Security Officer – Mobile Device Management Security Architect – Mobile Application Security
Mobile App Developer Privacy Specialist Mobile App Security Assurance Specialist

Mobile App Security Domains

The Mobile Application Security Lab exam is based on the following broad domains:

  1. Mobile Platforms
  2. Mobile Services and Mobile Web
  3. Mobile Apps Penetration Testing


  • Mobile Application development in any popular platform
  • Debugging Concepts.
  • Exposure in Reverse Code Engineering
  • Knowledge of Various Privacy laws applicable in India

Benefits for Professionals

Benefits for Employers

Gain recognition for your skills from the Central Cyber Registry Hands-on proven skills recognized by Central Cyber Registry mean less time in training and faster "business ready" professionals for your Information security needs
Exclusive access to Priority Job reference Network and Up to 3 Job Interviews on passing CCR Lab exams Hire with Confidence – Minimize your risks as you always hire the right people with right skills
Clean Exit Program empowers your business and ensures peace of mind as candidates will not risk violating the code of ethics Get connected with local law enforcement and Intelligence agencies to support them in various Cyber crime and related cases
Qualify to participate in exclusive cyber security projects open only for Central Cyber Registry professionals by various Government of India organizations Hiring from CCR gives your organization access to priority notifications from the Ring of Fire network, that constantly monitors Indian Cyberspace
Special benefits for entrepreneurs for start-ups in Information Security domain Gives your organization exclusive discounts on further training and Information Security events across India, supported by CCR
Special benefits for entrepreneurs for start-ups in Information Security domain Provides increased credibility for your organization when working with vendors, contractors and government organizations

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