Mobile Security Conference 2016

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 3 years ago Johannesburg, South Africa

MWR is pleased to announce that Bernard Wagner will be presenting at the Mobile Security Conference 2016 on Touch ID and Nexus Imprint on Thursday 12th May 2016.

Event Description

Smart phone usage has exploded over the course of the last decade. The massive growth has forced companies to develop strong security solutions in order to protect their assets, staff and customers. The Mobile Security Conference 2016 will delve into the latest trends in countering mobile security threats.

The two day event will take place in Johannesburg on 11 & 12 May 2016.

The programme will cover a range of current topics which are pertinent to mobile security. The content includes subject matter on identity theft, the increase of mobile malware, creating secure mobile usage procedure, biometric integration, data analytics and the impact mobile has upon organisations.

Modern organizations need to be up to date and creative towards their security approach due to the broad nature of evolving threats in the mobile realm. The expert speaker panel will share their wealth of experience in mobile security by discussing the latest innovations in keeping the mobile channel secure.

The event will bring professionals from across the mobile sphere together. The content from the programme topics is beneficial to banks, IT firms, security solutions, telecommunication companies, service providers and software developers.

Talk presented by MWR

  • Time: 12:00:00
  • Room: TBC
  • Topic: Under the Thumb: Touch ID and Nexus Imprint
  • Speakers: Bernard Wagner
  • Description: - Challenges with authentication in mobile application
    - Are biometrics the solution?
    - High level overview of Touch ID and Nexus Imprint
    - Characteristics of a secure biometric/fingerprint implementation
    - Scenarios where biometric/fingerprint authentication can be used to enhance the security of a mobile application​​




You can register for tickets here.

Accreditations & Certificates

MWR is an accredited member of The Cyber Security Incident Response Scheme (CSIR) approved by CREST (Council of Registered Ethical Security Testers).
MWR is certified under the Cyber Incident Response (CIR) scheme to deal with sophisticated targeted attacks against networks of national significance.
We are certified to comply with ISO 9001 and 14001 in the UK, internationally accepted standards that outline how to put an effective quality and environmental management systems in place.
MWR is certified to comply with ISO 27001 to help ensure our client information is managed securely.
As an Approved Scanning Vendor MWR is approved by PCI SSC to conduct external vulnerability scanning services to PCI DSS Requirement 11.2.2.
We are members of the Council of Registered Ethical Security Testers (CREST), an organisation serving the needs of the information security sector.
MWR is a supplier to the Crown Commercial Service (CCS), which provides commercial and procurement services to the UK public sector.
MWR is a Qualified Security Assessor, meaning we have been qualified by PCI to validate other organisation's adherence to PCI DSS.
As members of CHECK we are measured against high standards set by NCSC for the services we provide to Her Majesty's Government.
MWR’s consultants hold Certified Simulated Attack Manager (CCSAM) and Certified Simulated Attack Specialist (CCSAS) qualifications and are authorized by CREST to perform STAR penetration testing services.