Securing Mobile Banking Apps with MASC 

An introduction to Cryptomathic MASC

Cryptomathic Mobile App Security Core (MASC) is a security software development kit for for banking apps, comprising of multi-layered smartphone app security components that provide 360-degree protection against attacks. MASC is provided with a simple, easy-to-use API so that app developers can focus on developing excellent business applications while leaving the critical and specialist security-related parts to MASC.

Mutually reinforcing defense mechanisms consist of Application Hardening, Sentinels for Run-time Application Protection, API and Device Assurance, Secure Connectivity and Secure Storage.

MASC security-specific roles include:

  • Enforcing a comprehensive security framework for the app
  • Implementing reverse engineering
    resistance through techniques such as
    anti-debugging, anti-tampering, and emulation detection
  • Preserving multi-channel security with assurance for the API, device and authentication
  • Storing customer credentials and
    sensitive key material in a secure
    manner, independent of OS
  • Supporting device fingerprinting and malware detection
  • Establishing a trustworthy connection to
    the back-end

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