Secure Coding for iOS Platform Training

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Introduction

Secure Coding for iOS Platform Training Course Hands-on

Secure Coding for iOS Platform Training 2-day Intense Course provides in-depth coverage of iOS key security features as well as related vulnerabilities, attacks and mitigation techniques.

iOS is a mobile operating system distributed exclusively for Apple hardware and designed with security at its core; key security features including sandboxing, native language exploit mitigations or hardware supported encryption all offer a very effective environment for secure software development. The devil is however in the details – a programmer can still commit plenty of mistakes to make the resulting apps vulnerable. This Secure Coding for iOS Platform Training course introduces the iOS security model and the usage of various components, but also deals with the vulnerabilities and attacks, focusing on the mitigation techniques and the best practices to avoid them.

Duration: 2 days

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• If you are familiar with some aspects of this Secure Coding for iOS Platform Training course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
• We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the Secure Coding for iOS Platform Training course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
• If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the Secure Coding for iOS Platform Training course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

Audience / Target Group

The target audience for this Secure Coding for iOS Platform Training course is defined here:

• iOS application developers, architects and testers who want to understand the security features of iOS as well as the typical mistakes one can commit on this platform

Secure Coding for iOS Platform Training - Objectives:

After completing this Secure Coding for iOS Platform Training course, attendees will be able to:

• Understand basic concepts of security, IT security and secure coding
• Learn Web vulnerabilities beyond OWASP Top Ten and know how to avoid them
• Learn to use various security features of PHP
• Get information about some recent vulnerabilities of the PHP framework
• Learn about typical coding mistakes and how to avoid them
• Get practical knowledge in using security testing tools
• Get sources and further reading on secure coding practices

Secure Coding for iOS Platform Training - Course Content:

IT security and secure coding

• Nature of security
• IT security related terms
• Definition of risk
• IT security vs. secure coding
• From vulnerabilities to botnets and cybercrime
• Classification of security flaws

iOS Security Overview

• Evolution of iOS security features
• iOS architecture
• iOS sandboxing and app interactions
• Securing data storage
• Deploying applications

Application Security

• iOS permissions
• Writing secure iOS applications
• Protecting applications
• Cryptography
• Digital Rights Management (DRM)
• iOS-specific vulnerabilities and bugs
• Reverse engineering and debugging

Buffer Overflow Protection on iOS

• ARM architecture
• Buffer overflow
• Protection techniques and their circumvention
• Input validation
• Improper use of security features
• Insecure randomness
• Improper error and exception handling
• Time and state problems
• Code quality problems
• Testing iOS code

Knowledge Sources

• Secure coding sources – a starter kit
• Vulnerability databases

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