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Appdome launches program with pen testers around the world
Mon, 14th Aug 2023

Appdome, the one-stop shop for mobile app defence, has announced a new project that brings cyber discovery and delivery together for the first time in history. 

Appdome’s Mobile App Defence Project is a community program to improve mobile DevSecOps through collaboration with more than 50 renowned mobile app penetration testers worldwide. 

This initiative aims to foster a more secure mobile app economy, raise the bar on mobile app defence and provide rapid, validated, continuous cyber and anti-fraud solutions for all mobile applications globally.

As mobile application use and revenues continue to rise dramatically, mobile application security testing has become a hot topic and a fast-emerging discipline in the economic landscape. Cyber threats, attacks, tools, methods, and techniques targeting Android & iOS apps, infrastructures and users continue to evolve and proliferate.

The Mobile App Defense Project is designed to harness the collective strength of the global pen-testing community to provide cybersecurity, anti-fraud, anti-malware and other solutions in mobile applications worldwide.

Tom Tovar, CEO of Appdome, says: “We’re super excited to join forces with the most respected names in the mobile application penetration testing industry.”

“Our pen testing partners are the best in the industry and, together, we’re all committed to seeing cyber recommendations make it into production and advance the start of the art of mobile app defense for everyone.”

Through this program, Appdome will collaborate and share research with leading mobile app penetration testing companies renowned for identifying exploits, vulnerabilities and conducting rigorous security assessments of Android & iOS applications. 

Appdome will also integrate the recommendations provided by these partners into Appdome’s cyber defence automation platform to deepen and accelerate mobile app defences for all mobile brands.

As a community project, Appdome will also contribute cyber and threat research to the community and fund education, awareness, and other programs to benefit mutual customers and the broad cyber community defending mobile brands, businesses, and users.

Some of the founding members of the Mobile App Defense Project include 7ASecurity, Bishop Fox, Bugcrowd, Chaleit, Claranet Cyber Security, Cloudvolution, Cyber Legion, Cytix, eShard, Firmus, Hacken, Informer, Innovery, Key-Wisdom, Kualitatem, Mondas, NetSPI, Nettitude, NST Cyber, Open-Sec, PacificSec,  Pentest Limited, Pragma, Secarma, SecureLayer7, Technopath, Tekium Mexico, The SecOps Group and WebSec.

Appdome says it is on a mission to protect every mobile app and the people who use it in their lives and at work. 

Appdome provides the mobile industry’s only mobile application Cyber Defense Automation platform, powered by a patented artificial-intelligence based coding engine, Threat-Events Threat-Aware UX/UI Control and ThreatScope Mobile XDR. 

Using Appdome, mobile brands can eliminate complexity, save money and deliver 300+ Certified Secure mobile app security, anti-malware, anti-fraud, MOBILEBot Defense, anti-cheat, MiTM attack prevention, code obfuscation and other protections in Android and iOS apps, all inside the mobile DevOps and CI/CD pipeline.