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IDG Contributor Network: 'Defense wins championships' in application security and NFL

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    Given their incredible seasons, it’s no surprise that the big game will be featuring the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers, two of the best defenses in the NFL. While they battle it out on the field, fans will be watching on lots of mobile devices, so Appthority took a look at the official team mobile apps to see which one offers the best security.

    Appthority was started early in 2011 by well versed security professionals who noted the growth of apps in the workplace. While many apps were created for social uses, the explosion of apps on mobile devices has created a lot of risk for enterprises.

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    Those risks are not always malicious and can range from undetected issues in the software developing kits to unintended mistakes from developers. Appthority uses an analysis engine and searches hundreds of thousands of apps for vulnerabilities to find out what risks live in the devices.

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