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iOS eCommerce App Development with Parse by Liangjun Jiang

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Chapter    18

Security

So far, I have discussed all of the features for an e-commerce iPhone app that I want to talk about except one: how secure the implementation is, or how safe it is to use Parse. I will use this chapter to cover the Parse security features and how you could follow some industry-standard best practices to make this iPhone app more secure.

Keys

As you have noticed, there are a few keys generated in the project dashboard after a Parse project is created. You have used the client key for this iPhone app and the master key in the Parse Cloud code. Keep in mind, the client key is not meant to be a security mechanism. This key is shipped with your app. Anyone will know what it is by decompiling your app and reading the source ...

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