<h1>Catherine Chambers</h1>

Catherine Chambers

Since 2011 Catherine has been helping to architect Irdeto’s security solutions for web, mobile and embedded systems. She sometimes posts videos for Irdeto on the subject of reverse engineering under the name Cloakware® Cate. Prior to joining Irdeto, Catherine worked for many years as a lead programmer in fast-paced startups. Her experience spans the range from coding in assembler to cloud computing. Catherine holds a Master’s degree in Mathematics from Queen’s University.
What’s the root of Android application security?

What’s the root of Android application security?

Right now, Android smartphones are dominating the market, so it stands to reason that Android apps and devices are a prime target for cybercriminals. Rooting an Android device makes it even more vulnerable to attacks. In this blog we discuss why it’s so important for app developers to understand the risks to their app and data if they are running on a compromised device.

Think you know which apps are connecting to your car? Think again!

Think you know which apps are connecting to your car? Think again!

As major car brands include mobile apps in vehicles, it’s important to plan the security of these apps carefully. From apps that users install on their smart phones to unlock or start their car, to the apps that are used by service technicians for maintenance and diagnostics, the stakes are high if any of these apps are tampered with. In this blog, we look at the types of apps that can be found in a car, and how vital it is to protect them with a robust security solution.

Jailbreaking is killing your app security

Jailbreaking is killing your app security

With the increase in use of mobile apps, the risks of being attacked also goes up. One of the most common threats against iOS apps is Jailbreaking. In this blog, we look at the impact of a device being jailbroken, why an app developer should care if their app is being used on a jailbroken device and some of the reasons Jailbreak detection isn’t being used more in apps today.

The time is now for mobile app protection

The time is now for mobile app protection

Recent announcements and reports show that with the increase of usage in mobile apps, there is indeed an expected increase in the number of cyberattacks. Are apps that contain critical intellectual property the only ones at risk? What about apps that don’t contain secret data or algorithms? Could they need protection too?