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Deviceline Radio: Appthority's Domingo Guerra On App Reputation

Posted by Robert Vamosi on 2/15/13 5:31 AM | Estimated Reading Time:

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That Android app might tell you what permissions it needs before it is installed, but what will it really do under the hood? Appthority is a company that uses static and dynamic analysis to show what a given app does within the mobile environment. This week Deviceline host Robert Vamosi speaks with Appthority's president and co-founder Domingo Guerra about his company's App reputation tools.

Guerra said companies are often fearful of apps simply because they don't always know what's going on. Appthority produces a report that allows IT managers to evaluate the real risks to their organizations. Guerra also said his company works with developers who want to improve the security model of their apps.

You can hear the full conversation with Guerra, along with a recap of this week’s news, here.

Topics: Podcasts, deviceline radio, Mobile, Apps, Domingo Guerra, Appthority

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