Software developers: Dealing with untrusted Wi-Fi connections

An Article for TechTarget by Denim Group’s CTO, Dan Cornell

April 2013

Expert Dan Cornell explains how to ensure mobile apps behave securely — even when they encounter untrusted Wi-Fi or Bluetooth connections.

Application developers should never rely on the users of their apps to make decisions about which networks will ensure the app behaves in a secure manner. They should build proper controls into the apps themselves so that users don’t have to assume any responsibility for security.

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About Dan Cornell

A globally recognized application security expert, Dan Cornell holds over 15 years of experience architecting, developing and securing web-based software systems. As the Chief Technology Officer and a Principal at Denim Group, Ltd., he leads the technology team to help Fortune 500 companies and government organizations integrate security throughout the development process. He is also the original creator of ThreadFix, Denim Group's industry leading application vulnerability management platform.