Android™ Security Essentials


Course Description

This is a two-day (12 hours) professional course, which thoroughly covers the Android security model and concerns of both the developer and end-user point of view. This course is mapped for AND-802 exam.

2 Days

  • Understand Android software architecture.
  • Understand Android’s security model.
  • Build Android applications with security best practices in mind.
  • Build more secure and more robust application those appeals to clients.
  • Suitable for beginner programmers 
  • Students 

It’s highly recommended that the attendees of this course know the basics of Android application development knowledge.To acquire good knowledge of Android application development, trainees may attend the “Android Application Development” course provided by Android ATC.

Lesson 1: Permissions
Android Platform Architecture
Android Security Architecture
Application Signing 
Installing Applications
Why Permissions?
Enforcing Permissions
Levels of Permissions Protection
Application – Level Permissions
Component – Level Permissions
Extending Android Permissions
Lab 1: Permission
Creating and Accessing App Permissions
Lesson 2: Managing the Policy File
The Manifest File
Manifest Tag Attributes
Application Tag Attributes
Modifying the Application Policy
Application Running with the Same Linux ID
Setting Application Permissions
Permissions for External Applications
External Storage 
Debugging Mode
Lab 2
Creating Two Applications with the Same Linux ID
Backing up Data on Cloud Storage
Lesson 3: Users’ Data Privacy and Protection
Data Security Principles
The Mobile Environment
Data States
Vulnerabilities and Attacks Against Stored Data
Vulnerabilities of Stored Data 
Threats on Stored Data
Protection Principles
Tips for Android Coding Vulnerabilities
Lab 3
Protecting Application Data with Permissions 
Lesson 4: Securing Storage
Data Storage Decisions 
Data Storage Period
Storage Mechanisms
File Operations on an External Storage
Lab 4: Data Storage Applications
Using SharedPreferences
File Storage Operations
Storing Data in Cache 
SQLite Database Storage

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