With security at the forefront of our platform, we know that in order to provide the best possible security to our clients, we must have third party validation.
August 29, 2017
Vaporstream, a leading provider of secure, ephemeral and compliant messaging, today announced it has earned a NowSecure certification for the second year in a row. After a rigorous assessment, the top expert resource for mobile app security testing asserts its confidence in Vaporstream, the first secure messaging app to announce a NowSecure certification. To read NowSecure’s case study on how it used advanced tools and expertise for ethical hacking to test Vaporstream, click here.
“Testing of the Vaporstream app shows that their development team is highly advanced when it comes to security,” says Katie Strzempka, vice president of customer success and services, who leads the NowSecure services team. “We found that they have strong and effective secure coding practices and multiple layers of security — things that go above and beyond the norm.”
To earn its certification, the NowSecure mobile app penetration testers conducted a comprehensive assessment of Vaporstream’s app. Through a complete battery of static, dynamic and behavioral analysis, the team of NowSecure security experts examined numerous risk vectors including whether the app stores sensitive data on a device, properly encrypts data transmitted over the network, and stores data securely via back-end services. In addition, via code analysis and reverse engineering, they investigated whether additional vulnerabilities exist in the code itself. After this rigorous assessment, NowSecure ensures the Vaporstream mobile app does not store sensitive mobile data anywhere on the device, including in app folders, in the…