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Top 10 mobile security tools for 2023

Pallavi Vishwakarma
July 3, 2023

The usage of Mobile apps is expanding. There are about 2.5 million apps available on Google Play and about 2 million on the Apple App Store. According to the most recent report, 38% of iOS apps and 43% of Android apps have high-risk vulnerabilities.

Due to this it becomes important to test your Mobile App for any security flaws and fixes them before it damages your business reputation.

There are several security vulnerability scanners available for websites. The following should assist you in identifying security problems in mobile apps:

The top mobile security tools for 2023 are

  1. SecOps Solution
  2. ImmuniWeb Mobile Suite
  3. Micro Focus
  4. Qark
  5. Invicti
  6. Codified Security
  7. Acunetix
  8. Android Debug Bridge
  9. Drozer
  10. Synopsys

1. SecOps Solution

SecOps Solution is a full-stack cybersecurity assessment platform. It identifies the top 1% of security risks that could have the maximum impact on the organization, thereby saving millions of dollars and hundreds of hours of engineering effort in patchwork and remediation. It is an AI-powered agent-less platform for Vulnerability Management and remediating misconfigurations in applications and the cloud. SecOps configures and starts protecting your assets - within seconds not days.

Key Features:

  • Vulnerability Management
  • Web App Security
  • Mobile App Security
  • Compliance
  • Container Security

It also integrates with other business tools like Slack and email apps to improve vulnerability scanning. Moreover, the solution provides IT admins with context-based security assessments to reduce cyber incidents and false positives.

The main advantage of SecOps is that you don’t have to buy any additional scanners that you may have to buy for tools like Nucleus security. It's a one-stop shop for vulnerability management.

2. ImmuniWeb Mobile Suite

A system designed specifically for mobile app security testing is called ImmuniWeb Mobile Suite. ImmuniWeb also creates other tools for testing generic Web apps. The cloud is used to supply this service.

The ImmuniWeb platform provides a number of pen testing capabilities for mobile apps, which may be combined to perform a number of audits on a single app or a group of mobile systems. This is a useful solution for users who lack the technical know-how to operate penetration testing tools because ImmuniWeb analysts conduct the tests. Each test concludes with a report that offers suggestions for fixing the issues that were found.

3. Micro Focus

Micro Focus offers end-to-end testing of mobile app security across a variety of hardware, software, networks, servers, etc. Micro Focus's Fortify is a technology that encrypts mobile apps before they are downloaded and installed on a mobile device.

As Fortify on Demand is a human-based service, it doesn't function like a quick check that a developer can perform in a few seconds. However because the service is used to deal with developing code, a call to a Micro Focus test can be planned and included in the project schedule.

4. Qark

QARK, also known as the "Quick Android Review Kit," was created by LinkedIn. The term itself implies that it is beneficial for the Android platform to find security flaws in the source code and APK files of mobile apps. A static code analysis tool called QARK provides information about the security risks associated with Android applications and gives a clear and comprehensive explanation of the problems.

Key Features:

  • QARK is an open-source tool.
  • It provides in-depth information about security vulnerabilities.
  • It highlights the issue related to the Android version.

5. Invicti

Invicti is an automated application security testing tool that enables enterprise organizations to secure thousands of websites, which greatly lowers the danger of an attack. Invicti gives security teams the most unique DAST + IAST scanning capabilities on the market, enabling organizations with complex environments to automate their web security with confidence.

Key Features:

  • Continuous testing
  • CI/CD pipeline integration
  • Deployment options
  • DAST and SAST
  • Spots code weaknesses

6. Codified Security

Launched in 2015, Codified Security is based in London, United Kingdom. A well-liked testing tool for evaluating the security of mobile applications is Codified Security. It determines and addresses security flaws, ensuring that the mobile app is safe to use.

Codified is a self-serve security scanner. It indicates that you must upload your app's files to its platform. It can smoothly integrate with delivery cycles. You can establish compliance levels and set your own rules for static analysis engines.

7. Acunetix

Acunetix can be used as an integrated testing platform for development workflows or as a vulnerability scanner. AcuSensor, a code checker, is a part of this service. This may search through the code of JavaScript, PHP, and .NET to find issues. This is a fantastic resource to help developers.

System testers in a development team and operation staff, dealing with live mobile apps, get DAST, SAST, and IAST services to check the security of their mobile systems.  Acunatix can interact with Jenkins, JIRA, Azure DevOps, GitLab, and Bugzilla when used as a development tester to manage development and track issues.

8. Android Debug Bridge

The Android Debug Bridge is a free tool that Google provides, to the owners of Android. This tool's purpose is to debug Android mobile apps and find security flaws.

Key Features:

  • Free tool
  • Tests over WiFi
  • CI/CD pipeline integration

To evaluate the security of mobile apps, the Android Debug Bridge (ADB) command-line tool interacts with the linked Android device or emulator. You can download the mobile app to a device and use a USB cord to link it to your testing computer. Moreover, tests can be run over a WiFi connection.

9. Drozer

Android has a complete security and attack mechanism called Drozer. Using Android's Inter-Process Communication (IPC) protocol and the underlying operating system, this mobile app security testing tool enables you to assume the role of an Android app and interact with other apps. Its interactive element of it distinguishes it from other automated scanners.

Key Features:

  • Drozer is an open-source tool.
  • Drozer supports both actual android devices and emulators for security testing.
  • It only supports the Android platform.
  • Executes Java-enabled code on the device itself.

10. Synopsys

Synopsys provides a comprehensive solution for mobile app security testing. The mobile app's possible risks are identified by this solution, which also makes sure the app is safe to use. Security for mobile apps is a complex topic, hence Synopsys has created a specialized testing suite for it utilizing static and dynamic techniques.

Key Features:

  • Synopsys helps to improve quality and reduces costs.
  • It tests vulnerabilities using embedded software.
  • Static and Dynamic analysis tools are used during mobile app security testing.

SecOps Solution is an award-winning agent-less Full-stack Vulnerability and Patch Management Platform that helps organizations identify, prioritize and remediate security vulnerabilities and misconfigurations in seconds.

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