Learn everything about Mobile security using these top 8 books

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Top 8 Best books that can teach you everything about Mobile security

Mobile Security in today’s era is very important as almost every person on the plant has a Mobile phone. For the developers, Mobile security, or more specifically mobile device security, has become increasingly important in mobile computing. Of particular concern is the security of personal and business information now stored on smartphones. Within companies, these technologies are causing profound changes in the organization of information systems and therefore they have become the source of new risks.

Indeed, smartphones collect and compile an increasing amount of sensitive information to which access must be controlled to protect the privacy of the user and the intellectual property of the company. All smartphones, as computers, are preferred targets of attacks. These attacks exploit weaknesses inherent in smartphones that can come from the communication mode, like Short Message Service (SMS, aka text messaging), Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS), WiFi, Bluetooth, and GSM, the de facto global standard for mobile communications.

There are also exploits that target software vulnerabilities in the browser or operating system. And some malicious software relies on the weak knowledge of an average user. To all the readers who will explore the Mobile security topic here, we have a list of top 8 books that are suitable for learning Mobile security.

List of Mobile security books that you should read:

Android Security Internals

This book written by Nikolay Elenkov helps in providing an in-depth knowledge of Android Security Architecture and offers help in implementing major security components and subsystems like Binder IPC, Permissions, Cryptographic provides, and device administrations. So, all your android developers who would like to have a grip on security features are requested to go through this book.

iOS Application Security

Written by O′Reilly, the book helps in weeding out security lapses in iOS apps and guides iOS coding mistakes to avoid and other issues. On an overall note, the book acts as a definitive guide for hackers as well as iOS developers.

Hacking Exposed Mobile

Written by Neil Bergman and Mike Stanfield the book covers a wide range of attacks on mobile deployments by applying related countermeasures. The book acts as a guide to secure mobile deployments by leveraging mobile OS features and MDM to isolate apps and data while dealing with secure mobile payment solutions.

LTE Security

This book acts as a startup guide to LTE security addressing and security architecture based on elements such as GSM and 3G deployments. Dan Forsberg, Gunther Horn, Wolf Dietrich Moeller, and Valtteri Niemi are the writers of this book.

Mobile Application Security

This book was written by Chris Clark and Himanshu Dwivedi and David Thiel offers guidance in mobile application development and best practices.

Mobile Device Security


The book acts as an excellent guide to secure information in the moving world. Written by Stephen Fried the book offers immediate actions to be taken to defend and thwart cyber threats.

Security Vulnerabilities in Mobile Operating Systems


This book is written by Gerardus Blokdyk offers help in weeding out challenges and security vulnerabilities in mobile operating systems.

Wireless and Mobile Device Security


This book is written by Jim Doherty offers content related to the evolution of wired networks and wireless networking and its impact on the corporate world. It helps in discussion risk assessments, cyber threats, and security flaws in wireless networks and helps in mitigating breaches.

These are the top 8 books that you can refer to learn Mobile security If you feel we missed any of the books in the list, do mention in the comment section below. For more news on tech and cybersecurity stay tuned at Android Rookies by subscribing to our newsletter from here

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