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Click to edit Master subtitle style 8/1/11 iPhone and Android Security James Shore COP 5611
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8/1/11 iPhone and Android Security Many security features are common to both systems Screen locking, access passcodes Network security and encryption (WEP, WAP, etc) There are also fundamental decision affecting the security of the systems Open vs. Closed Source Freely distributable applications Neither system is without its weaknesses
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8/1/11 Fundamental Differences Open Source (Android) vs. Closed Source (iPhone) The open source nature of Android makes it easier for would be attackers to find faulty code It also makes it easier for the community to contribute fixes Closed source means fewer eyes on the code, for better or worse Available Applications Android can install applications found outside the app
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8/1/11 Fundamental Differences Available Applications Acceptance into the iPhone app store is a long and scrutinizing process
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