Banco Galicia, one of the largest banks and financial service providers in Argentina, secures its mobile application via Appdome


Appdome’s code-less platform enabled the bank to integrate security into its CI / CD pipeline and apply developer best practices to the process of adding security features to their application.

REDWOOD CITY, California, November 30, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Appdome, the leader in codeless mobile application security and fraud prevention, today announced that Banco Galicia, one of the largest commercial banks in Argentina’s private sector, uses Appdome’s code-free security and fraud prevention platform to secure its mobile app.

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Founded over a century ago, Banco Galicia provides financial services to over 3 million customers and last year reported more than $ 260 million in income. The bank needed a scalable and sustainable way to protect its mobile application against an ever increasing number of threats. In addition, the company had set a strategic goal to improve all of its mobile applications and business security models.

“Our clients trust us with their financial assets, so we need to make sure they are protected with the highest level of security, regardless of how they interact with us,” said Sebastien wilke,

Head of Application Security at Banco Galicia. “Appdome has provided us with an easy way to integrate strong security into our development process, ensuring that our application achieves the highest level of protection. “

Appdome, with its Buenos Airesbased partner, Lightech, recommended that the bank use the Appdome platform to protect its application. Specifically, Banco Galicia used the Appdome mobile security suite, which includes:

  • ONEShield â„¢ by Appdome: Protects against tampering and application debugging

  • TOTALCode â„¢ Obfuscation: Obfuscates binary code to protect against reverse engineering

  • TOTALData â„¢ Encryption: Protects application data, strings and metadata with AES-256 encryption

  • Jailbreak / Root Prevention: Prevents rooting / jailbreak attempts and prevents the app from running on untrusted or banned devices

  • Man-in-the-middle prevention: Creates and validates the authenticity of trusted communication sessions initiated by the app to prevent data leaks, man-in-the-middle attacks, and other breaches

  • Mobile privacy: Provides protection against data loss by adding copy / paste protection, keylogger prevention, disabling screen sharing and other measures

“Mobile consumers expect mobile apps to protect them from malicious attacks and fraud,” said Tom Tovar, CEO of Appdome. “And with Appdome, development teams can integrate security protections directly into the application binary in minutes. Publishers of mobile applications no longer have to choose between enhanced security and not blowing up their budgets and schedules. With Appdome, developers can release secure apps on time and on budget. “

About Appdome
Appdome’s mission is to protect the mobile economy and the people who use mobile apps in their lives and at work. Appdome’s industry-defined, code-less mobile security and fraud prevention platform uses patented, artificial intelligence-based, code-less technology to power a self-service DevSecOps service used to secure, Defend and protect mobile applications against reverse engineering, data exploits, operating system and device. level threats, dynamic and static analysis, MiTM attacks, mobile fraud, mobile malware and mobile hacking. Over 25,000 unique combinations of mobile security and fraud prevention features, SDKs and APIs are available on Appdome. Over 200 leading financial, healthcare, government and mobile commerce providers use Appdome to protect apps, users and data, anticipate fraud, and continuously deliver richer, more secure mobile experiences to hundreds millions of mobile end users around the world. For more information visit www.appdome.com

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