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Appdome partners with GitHub to build mobile software
Wed, 7th Jun 2023

Appdome and GitHub announce their integration in order to accelerate the delivery of secure mobile apps globally.

Appdome is a Cyber Defense Automation platform powered by a patented artificial-intelligence based coding engine, Threat-Event, Threat-Aware UX/UI Control and ThreatScope Mobile XDR.

GitHub, however, is an Internet hosting service for software development and version control using Git. It provides the distributed version control of Git, access control, bug tracking, software feature requests, task management, continuous integration, and wikis for every project.

Integrating the two services, GitHub Actions is now part of the Appdome Dev2Cyber Agility Partner Initiative to accelerate the delivery of secure mobile apps globally. 

With this new incorporation, GitHub users can leverage Appdome’s configuration-as-code ease from inside GitHub and build any of Appdome’s security, anti-fraud, anti-malware, anti-cheat and other cyber defences into Android and iOS apps.

Appdome’s cyber defence automation platform streamlines delivery and accelerates release times using technology to build cyber security defences into iOS and Android apps.

This includes runtime application self-protection (RASP), code obfuscation, mobile data encryption, jailbreak detection, root detection, man-in-the-middle attack prevention, on-device anti-malware, anti-fraud, anti-cheat, anti-bot and other protections. 

The brand says manual methods of cyber defence implementations in Android and iOS apps are complex, slow and brittle. This aims to solve mobile brands’ need for technology platforms to automate the delivery of cyber defence in mobile apps and to keep pace with modern DevOps pipelines.

Tom Tovar, Co-Creator and CEO, Appdome, says: “Mobile is fast becoming consumers’ preferred way to interact with brands, which increases the urgency for development teams to create and update apps frequently to remain competitive. They’re working in an environment that is continuous, agile and fast-moving.” 

“Development teams need a cyber defence solution for mobile app development that takes advantage of and integrates with mobile development best practices and tooling." 

“In this way, they can deliver the protections end-users desire in their iOS and Android apps, build by build and release by release,” says Mr Tovar.

As Appdome’s recent survey revealed, today, global consumers demand more protection than ever in their mobile app experiences. 

The Global Consumer Expectations of Mobile App Security survey reported 94% of global consumers said they would promote a brand if the mobile apps protected them against security, fraud and malware risks. 

68% also indicated they would abandon brands that offered no protection.

Karen Hsu, SVP of Mobile DevOps and Security Solutions, says: “GitHub is a key development platform for mobile apps, and developers using GitHub need to be able to build security protections into these apps rapidly from within the platform.”

“This integration with GitHub enables brands and their development teams to meet growing demands from mobile users for more robust protection," says Hsu.