Threats to mobile devices are real and omni present. Don’t take my word for it, but listen to these industry experts.
October 27, 2016
Globally, depending on who’s stats you believe, somewhere around 10 percent of iOS devices are jailbroken and 27% of android devices are rooted. It's virtually impossible to prevent rooting and jailbreaking. If it could be done without causing technical or political issues I'm sure Google and Apple would have done it. So when it comes to jailbreaking and rooting – prevention isn't the key, it's detection and response.
October 24, 2016
FIPS 140-2 compliance applies to multiple solutions including mobile apps. As it relates to data at rest encryption, FIPS 140-2 cryptographic modules are often mandated for mobile app security. Many government agencies require that data at rest encryption for mobile apps operates with FIPS 140-2 cryptographic modules.
October 20, 2016
Anti-debugging is a mobile application security feature that protects mobile apps from reversing techniques that use debuggers. As you know, mobile app debuggers are a valid tool in the mobile app development process. However, mobile app debuggers can also be used by mobile application hackers attempting to reverse your mobile app for nefarious reasons.
October 17, 2016
Anti-tampering for mobile apps, like obfuscation for mobile apps, adds a protective layer of to your mobile app that helps mitigate modification. Anti-tampering helps thwart mobile app logic modifications that make your app operate differently than how you designed it. Anti-tampering is like the MC Hammer of mobile apps. It says to attackers that want to modify your logic, "U can’t touch this." Go ahead and click, you know you want to.