Appknox, an enterprise mobile app security solutions company, and its African partner, CED Technologies, have educated consumers on the need to be security conscious in app usage.
Speaking at a webinar on “How an insecure mobile app can damage your business reputation”, which brought together stakeholders mainly from financial institutions across Africa, the co-founder and CEO of appKnox, Harshit Agarwal, noted that the essence of the webinar is to encourage developers, security researchers and businesses to build safe and secure mobile apps.
“We want to encourage more African organizations to make a cultural shift from DevOps to DevSecOps using best-in-class technology,” he said, adding that Appknox approaches security testing with automated vulnerability assessment. , which includes static, dynamic, and API testing. combined with manual penetration testing to ensure security is provided within all nine meters.
Also speaking during the webinar, CED Technologies Chief Technology Officer Chukwuebuka Ume-Ezeoke said that as organizations – large or small, it is important that everyone practices a healthy cyber environment as they provide best-in-class mobile apps. users.
He explained that as Appknox’s African partner, CED Technologies understands the pain points of businesses and how it can help solve them by bringing superior technology at an affordable price while valuing the personal touch. in customer service.
“We strive to be the most trusted technology advisor to our customers, as we support our work and our customers in their needs. In the age of Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing (VAPT) for mobile application security, we provide Appknox to our customers,” he said.
He reiterated CED Technologies’ commitment to connecting businesses to the highest rated and trusted software solutions in Africa.
Meanwhile, the duo of Harrison Nnaji, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at FirstBank and Lanre Adelanwa Basamta, Group Head, Mobile Financial Services at Interswitch Group, advised organizations to add the assessment of vulnerability and penetration testing (VAPT) to their IT policies before and after deploying mobile applications in the market.