• Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

Smartphones have become an integral component of peoples’ lives, both personally and in the business world—but application security is suspect. This four-day course is designed to teach students the fundamentals of mobile application security for Google Android and Apple iOS mobile operating systems. It provides learners with the methodology, tools, and experience to assess the security of mobile applications.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, learners should be able to: • Describe device and application security models for the Android and iOS operating systems and their security features • Build and configure a testing environment for both Android and iOS platforms with an awareness of jailbreaking, rooting, and other concepts • Perform static analysis on APK and IPA files in a hands-on lab environment that covers Android Dalvik Bytecode, and Apple compiled Swift and Objective-C assembly • Understand what and where data should be stored, how it should be accessed, and what pitfalls are associated with improper data storage • Analyze inter-process communication by interfacing with and fuzzing exposed components across both platforms

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Software Development