Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.
This chapter covers the increasingly important topic of security. Users of smartphone applications, especially those who use their smartphones for work, both expect and demand that the phones and the applications running on them are secure.
Unfortunately consumers and developers often have different definitions of security. To add to the confusion, device manufacturers have certain expectations about what developers will do to secure their applications, and developers ...