Mobile & Web Development

Web Application Firewall: Don’t Let Attackers To Damage Your Web Presence


The prevalence of web applications has exponentially increased as companies are focusing on interactive websites and web applications to streamline interaction with customers, collaboration with employees and make data 24/7 available to the users. Many of these applications hold a vast amount of data, making them a profitable target for cybercriminals. In recent times, web-based attacks have increased at a rapid rate and become the major cause of data breaches. According to Verizon 2020 Data Breach Investigation Report, attacks on web apps have increased to 43% this year, more than double the results from 2019. Moreover, NTT’s 2020 Global Threat Intelligence Report also says that 55% of cyber-attacks in 2019 were a combination of web application and application-specific attacks. Let’s have...

Quick User Acquisition Guide for Mobile App Owners


A business without a sound user acquisition strategy is like lyrics without melody. Or a pool without water. Or a smartphone without internet connection (Imagine that…). Even if your product is outstanding and has been revolutionary in providing solutions to people, you can’t expect to meet your goals unless you entice new users to try it out. This is what the “user acquisition” strategy is all about. It entails the process of bringing new customers to your business. The goal is to create a sustainable acquisition strategy that evolves with new and changing preferences. Every business niche has a customized pattern of user acquisition. However, user acquisition for mobile apps is the hardest. The cutting-edge competition in this domain calls for a design that can stand out and speak for it...

Simple Tips To Secure Your WordPress Blog/Website


With the growing hacking attempts, here goes some simple but useful tips to secure your WordPress blog /sites. Tip 1: Don’t use ADMIN as the user name Use a completely random username with the administrative rights. If you are using admin as the username for the administrator login then you are just giving the main entrance key to the hacker. Tip 2: Use Strong Password Make it complex. Use the combination of upper case & lowercase letters, numbers along with special characters. The weak passwords can be easily cracked by the ‘Brute Force’ attack. Change your passwords often.  Don’t use simple passwords like password, 123456, 12345678, abc123, qwerty, etc. Tip 3: Plugin Management Update all active plugins and delete all inactive ones.  Click on Plugins >> Installed Plugins and c...

Don’t Get Phished in the Rising Tide of Phishing


Phishing is one of the escalating and hard-to-detect threats for all Internet users as it does not seem malicious at first look. Over the last few months, it’s frequency and intensity has increased significantly. Researchers from Barracuda Networks reported that COVID-19 related phishing attacks have increased by 667% since the end of February 2020. The cybercriminals are leveraging the amplified focus on COVID-19 to deliver malware and scam victims out of money. They are also using the renowned brands to trick people and steal sensitive information like personal data and login credentials. As per the Q1 2020 Phishing Report from Check Point – Apple, Netflix, Yahoo, WhatsApp & PayPal are the top 5 mimicked brands for phishing attempts. This tremendous growth in phishing attempts ...

Continuous Performance Testing is a necessity in the world of DevOps


In the past, performance testing used to be an option in the software testing process. It was something that you did only when you had spare time and when you felt like. Today, performance testing is more important than ever. It is compulsory. App users expect more from apps today. The competition is high, and you are competing against others who are not even in your industry. Your apps will be held to the same standards as that of those in other industries. A lot of software are now being supported by third-party components that are deployed over the cloud. Apart from performance testing, there is now a need for fast, agile developmental process. You must anticipate and respond quickly to the needs of your customers. You must have a faster time to market to beat your competitors. DevOps i...

Mobile Tech – Enabling the New Normal post COVID-19


The Scenario Today In today’s era where the field of medical science and technology has made stupendous progress, primarily in the healthcare field, pandemics were indeed rare. However, the extremely extraordinary circumstances due to COVID-19 that we are in today definitely give us a message – loud and clear – that we need to be prepared and the “Prevention Is Better Than Cure”! A retrospective view on how we could have been prepared in a better manner actually brings about some crucial questions we need to ask ourselves including:   Although these questions might seem a little more than obvious now as compared to then, what’s important for us today is to make sure that we address these questions for the future so that we are better prepared. A Ray of Hope in Testin...

Identifying Parameters for Mobile Application Profiling


By Abhishek Gedam, Engineering Specialist, GlobalLogic  Profiling a mobile application enables developers to identify whether or not an app is fully optimized (i.e., effectively using resources like memory, graphics, CPU, etc.). If the app is not optimized, it will experience performance issues like memory crashes and slow response times. However, profiling a mobile app seems to be easier said than done. Every mobile platform offers tools that are very well evolved — and still evolving — to provide profiling data that can be analyzed to identify problem areas. In this blog, we’ll look at which parameters to profile, and where to profile these parameters. If you are interested in learning more about how to profile these parameters, I suggest you review the platform-specific documentation be...

White Label Taxi apps and Taxi app solutions

  Digital revolution isn’t unknown anymore, it’s a part of our routine and it acts as a catalyst to make our day to day life smoother. Be it ordering a burger or booking a flat it’s just a matter of a click. Development of such pace has given birth to a remedy that has been making our life easier. Taxi app solutions have helped us in keeping up with the pace of the development. It’s a fast-growing business and it has been catering to millions of lives. It’s like an instant solution to our travel queries and needs. With the help of this taxi booking apps, every destination is just a click away. This business is thriving so good that it’s attracting a host to venture into it. It’s almost becoming a trend and the entrepreneurs who plan to give in to the bandwagon will find some helpful p...

Strategies to Enhance Your App’s User Experience.


  Finding the strategies for the success of mobile app development is a tricky job. If you consider two apps having same features and interface, but the success of each app depends on the ability to get user attention. Now a mobile app developer work is to identify the key point to retain the potential users of the app. Here, the user experience helps an app to improve the ability to engage the users. User experience is a basic designing tool to make navigation of an app easy and user-friendly along with increasing brand awareness. Hence UX become a main factor to get success of a mobile app. Here are some effective strategies to enhance app’s UX and make it powerful. Enhance your app’s sign-up screen: Sign-up screen is the first impression of your app, so an app developer as to devel...

How to Find and Hire the Best Mobile App Developer?


  There are so many businesses which have now understood the importance of internet and having an online presence through their mobile app. Now the world is largely powered by smartphones and the mobile apps and billions of people all over the world are now using them for some purposes. If businesses want to reach these huge number of people then they should build a robust mobile app for their business. Nowadays everyone wants fast result and they also want to build their mobile app quickly. But this process of finding the right Mobile App Developer needs proper research as it requires proficient professionals. The large number of available iOS and Android developers in the market often lead to the confusion for so many businesses which are looking for the perfect app developers. The ...

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