"The bigger and more popular you are, the more attacks you are going to receive"
One of the most popular mobile operating system is iOS. Currently, there are millions of iOS apps with billions of downloads. Along with popularity, there are many insecurities introduced in iOS applications. These insecurities make the user himself a threat. We will cover all the important aspects of iOS application security. We will start from basic iOS app development concepts and then move towards the concepts related to the iOS application security.
In this chapter, we will look at the following topics:
Basics of iOS and app development
Developing and deploying iOS apps
The iOS security model
The iOS security architecture
The iOS secure boot chain
The iOS application signing
The iOS application sandboxing
OWASP Top 10 Mobile Risks