Android Security Essentials

About This Course

This is a professional course thoroughly covering the Android security model and concerns from both the developer and end-user point of view.

Course Prerequisites

It is highly recommended that course attendees have a basic knowledge in Java programming language and Linux operation system. For a quick introduction on Java programming language, trainees can attend the “Java Fundamentals for Android programming” courses provided.
At Course Completion, a student will be able to:
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 that appeals to clients.

Course Outline:

Lesson 1: Introduction and Android Security Architecture
Android Security Program Overview and Architecture.
Kernel level security (Linux), and rooting Android.
Android Application Components.
The Application Sandbox.
Managers and Services
Activity Manager Service.
Package Manager Service.
Notification Manager Service.
Search Manager Service.
Connectivity, Telephony, and Wi-Fi Manager Services.
Download and Storage Manager Services.
Window Manager Service.
Lesson 2: Android Permission Model and third party applications
Android Application Framework Layer.
Third party application permissions.
Using Protected APIs.
Custom Permissions.
Android Malware: Prevention, Detection, and Removal.
Security Enhanced Android (SE Android).
Lesson 3: Component Security and Protecting data storage
How Android achieves Inter-process communication.
Restricting access to Android components.
Vulnerabilities of Stored Data.
Cryptography and Encryption.
Signing your application.
Lesson 4: Client-Server communication security.
Threats Facing Devices Transferring Data.
Protecting web transferred data.
Input Validation.
Prevent Command Injection.

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