Mobile applications and the Internet of Things will continue to transform the way users interact with the business - but how will we secure this access? For example, even as mobile payments have grown exponentially in the past 12-18 months, payment fraud from mobile devices has grown even faster.
McDonald's home food delivery app in India leaked sensitive personal information relating to 2.2 million users. But the restaurant giant only addressed the insecure API after a researcher went public one month after informing McDonald's about the problem.
Application Programming Interfaces have security vulnerabilities that pose significant business risk. CA's Vic Mankotia cautions security leaders about how they manage APIs to secure digital identities.
In an application-driven economy, security is not just about deploying controls for protection. It's about being a business enabler, says Steve Firestone, general manager of the security business at CA Technologies.