If you at any point of time in your career or academia surfaced information security, you know for a fact that security analysis is not only about thorough understanding of a system but also includes a good list of tools and techniques to analyze that particular system. Unlike network and web, mobile security is a recent phenomenon. In order to analyze mobile application, one should understand the underlying architecture, security model, development frameworks and the relevant tools.
This course deals with applications within the most widely used mobile OS, Android. The course introduces underlying Android architecture, its permission model and the default security measures in place. It deals with developer tools like Eclipse, Android Studio, Android Debug Bridge or ADB, UI Automator and Monkey Runner, along with tools and techniques for Network Analysis.
As a part of reversing and malware analysis, static and dynamic techniques have been discussed. Pentesting an Android App is has also been discussed. Issues like unintended data leakage, insecure data storage and tools like Burp Intruder & Metasploit have also been covered. The course concludes by discussing Android best practices for security.
To conclude, this course deals with Android security concepts and discusses the relevant tools in detail to exploit an Android application.
I am a founder & CEO of RecordsKeeper, a Blockchain-based record keeping solution for businesses.
Earlier, I founded Appvigil (Wegilant) in Nov 2011 while pursuing my Masters in Application Security from IIT Bombay, India. Appvigil is the Mobile App Vulnerability Scanner on Cloud. Appvigil also offers security audit services for mobile devices and applications, and compliance with IT regulations. I was heading the team as Chief Executive Officer. The company has won NASSCOM Emerge 50 Award 2014 one of the biggest awards in India. The company got incubation in IIT Bombay's Business Incubator SINE in August 2013.
During Wegilant & before that, I have trained 15000+ students in 5 years across various college campuses in India. I have also written a book on AVR Microcontroller with the name "Robotics with AVR".
I was the part of Forbes India 30Under30 List of 2016 in Technology space.