Mobile Application Security Testing

Mobile Application Security Testing

Mobile application security testing is performed to identify the vulnerabilities in a mobile application. In recent years, a surge in the usage of mobile technology has been observed and is only considered to be growing. With these scales of adaptation, we have seen rising incidents of mobile security. Cyber criminals are developing more precise and accurate programs that make use of the very viable mobile attack surface if left with an untailored security outlook.

Hence, assessments like mobile application security help the developers remediate vulnerabilities on both Android and iOS platforms, found during the process thereby and enhance the overall security of the web application.

Mobile application security performed as per OWASP Mobile TOP 10, helps to identify many unattended issues related to the client-side, server-side, file system, mobile hardware and network etc which may turn to be vulnerabilities, causing a potential impact on the organization.

Regular assessments as such help safeguard the application from any unauthorized access which can cause an impact on the organization both in reputation and resources

As per requirements, QRC is capable of performing mobile application security testing both onsite as well as offsite.

  • In an Onsite assessment, a QRC Security operations team personnel will conduct the assessment from a test system provided by the organization or by using laptop systems brought in the client’s environment by the QRC team.
  • Offsite assessment is preferred since the mobile application can be easily provided to the QRC Security Operations team.
  • In situations that demands restriction of access, the QRC Security Operations Team, performs onsite assessment wherein the client needs to provide connectivity to QRC system or provide a test system in which QRC Security Operations can install the testing tools required for the onsite assessment.


During the entire mobile security assessment process, our clients are kept up to date with the ongoing progress by means reporting at each stage:

  1. Introduction Phase:
    Include Scope, Objective, Approach and Pre-requisites to be followed
  2. Process Summary:
    Includes High-Level findings with visualization
  3. Technical Reporting:
    Vulnerability reporting with CVE ratings
    Mitigation recommendations
  4. Final Reporting:
    Final report disclosing the status with fixed or fail status.

Mobile application security testing is a continuous improvement process securing the data and the reputation of the firm and the user. The benefits of application security testing run far and help the business meet their compliance requirements faster. Standing from a cybersecurity point of view we provide a concise and comprehensive report that details all the necessary aspects of your application that needs to be improved. Our mobile application security testing program provides the following benefits:

  • Complete security from hackers
  • Prevention in loss of reputation resulting from any security incidents
  • Retention of customer confidence and prevention of any monetary loss
  • Ease to adhere to any compliance regulations and standards.

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