The Hard Facts of Mobile Security

| April 26, 2016

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Appknox has been working closely with developers and businesses to help educate them about mobile security and also help them find and fix vulnerabilities in their mobile applications.Today,we present to you some hard facts of mobile security and this is also why security is something that should be taken care of every single day.

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StratoKey is an intelligent cloud data protection platform designed to protect, analyze, monitor and defend your cloud and SaaS application data against advanced cyber threats through the use of best-in-class encryption, big data user behavioural analysis and proactive countermeasures that help thwart a data breach, StratoKey expertly performs the tasks of multiple security offerings in one easy to use solution, enabling organizations to do secure and compliant business in the cloud knowing that sensitive data is protected.StratoKey is application agnostic and transparent to users, providing organizations with one complete solution for all your cloud and SaaS apps - allowing employees the freedom to use the best online tools and giving organizations peace of mind that they are protected in the unlikely event of a data breach.

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