As companies consider their mobile application development strategy, they need to assess their internal mobile application development skills and processes. The mobile platform carries inherent and unique threats, and traditional software defences and development methodologies are not sufficient to thwart these inherent threats. Part one of this two-part series features short video sessions illustrating how mobile applications are attacked, describing the inherent threats to mobile applications, and how you can mitigate risk through the implementation of design and coding countermeasures.