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App Wrapping: What does that even mean - David Dewey (BSides Augusta 2014) (Hacking Illustrated Series InfoSec Tutorial Videos)

App Wrapping: What does that even mean
David Dewey

Many security companies today are claiming to "wrap apps" on mobile devices. In digging into the details, it seems that this means a lot of different things to a lot of different people. Depending on how it is implemented, app wrapping can be very powerful; allowing vendors to add much needed security controls to apps users already use. In other cases, the phrase "app wrapping" is being used to mean something entirely different.In this presentation, we explore the different techniques employed by various app wrapping vendors, and evaluate the pro's and con's of each. After attending this presentation, attendees will have a strong understanding of app wrapping and be armed with a battery of questions they can pose to vendors to ensure they can achieve their actual security goals.

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