Sword & Shield Enterprise Security Aims to Improve Mobile App Security

mobile app security assessmentNational cybersecurity firm launches mobile app security assessment service to ensure businesses and entrepreneurs offer and use secure mobile applications

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. Sept. 21, 2017 – Sword & Shield Enterprise Security, a leading national cybersecurity firm based in Knoxville, Tennessee, now offers detailed mobile application security assessments for Android, iOS, and Windows phone or tablet-based apps to determine their vulnerabilities and how sensitive information can be compromised through them.

“While apps are a convenient and valuable way to connect with people, they introduce additional routes in which attackers can gain access to everything from user information to your business’ sensitive data and network infrastructure,” said John McNeely, president and CEO of Sword & Shield Enterprise Security. “Our mobile app security assessment involves a thorough process conducted by experts, and offers a comprehensive report that produces a helpful roadmap to address vulnerabilities. This greatly reduces the risk of an attacker compromising your app, your users and your business.”

Following the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) Application Security Verification Standard, Sword & Shield’s certified Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) mobile device security analysts apply their depth and breadth of information security and compliance knowledge to provide a detailed security analysis. This covers the complete mobile app environment, from the app running on the device to the back-end APIs and servers that facilitate the app and store data related to the app.

“We take a ‘no stone unturned’ approach to our assessments to maximize the value of the information our clients receive,” McNeely said. “Ultimately we want business owners to feel confident that once they have our assessment—and put the information we provide to use—their app is as secure as possible.”

For more information about Sword & Shield’s mobile app security assessments, visit https://www.swordshield.com/security-assessments/mobile-application-security-assessment/ or call 800-810-1885.

About Sword & Shield Enterprise Security

Protecting critical data for 20 years, Sword & Shield Enterprise Security, Inc. is a nationally recognized cybersecurity provider with solutions designed to meet the needs of a dynamic security and compliance landscape. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, Sword & Shield specializes in security, risk and compliance assessment, managed security services, enterprise security consulting, security incident response and forensics, and technical solutions. Sword & Shield services a broad spectrum of industries, including healthcare, retail, legal, banking and finance, manufacturing, and the public sector.

Sword & Shield hosts the EDGE Security Conference, a first-class cybersecurity conference where complex business problems meet real world solutions. EDGE2017 will take place on Oct. 17-18, 2017 at the Knoxville Convention Center. To learn more about EDGE2017 and to sign up, visit https://edgesecurityconference.com/.

For more information about Sword & Shield Enterprise Security, visit https://www.swordshield.com/.


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