Secure Coding for Android Training

Android security technology and services and common vulnerabilities related to Android native code and Java.

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Android Secure Coding Course Overview

Infosec’s Secure Coding for Android Platform Boot Camp provides a comprehensive overview on both native code issues and Java security, allowing a deeper analysis of the vulnerabilities, attacks, protection techniques and counter attacks in three days.

Our classroom trainings come with a number of easy-to-understand exercises providing live hacking fun. By accomplishing these exercises with the lead of the trainer, participants can analyze vulnerable code snippets and commit attacks against them in order to fully understand the root causes of certain security problems. All exercises are prepared in a plug-and-play manner by using a pre-set desktop virtual machine, which provides a uniform development environment.

Course Objectives

Our experts have extensive Android native code and Java development experience as well as years of experience performing security code reviews.

Participants attending our Secure Coding for Android Platform Course will:

Understand basic concepts of security, IT security and secure coding
Learn the security solutions on Android
Learn to use various security features of the Android platform
Get information about some recent vulnerabilities in Java on Android
Get understanding on native code vulnerabilities on Android
Learn about typical coding mistakes and how to avoid them
Get practical knowledge in using security testing tools
Get sources and further reading on secure coding practices

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Course Details


Application Security Overview

Application Security Primer

  • Input Validation and Encoding
  • Authentication, Authorization, Session Management
  • Encryption, Confidentiality, Data Protection
  • Secure Data Access
  • Error Handling and Logging

Android Application Security Overview

  • Types of Android Apps
  • Introduction to Java
  • Android Studio

Android Security Model

  • Android Stack
  • Rooting
  • Google Store Review
  • Application Permissions
  • Possible Attack Surfaces
  • Android Device Encryption
  • Android Fingerprint API
  • Authentication Callback Functions

Android File Hierarchy

Dalvik Virtual Machine

Signing Apps Manually

Penetration Testing

  • Setting Up a Pentesting Environment
  • Reverse Engineering Android Apps
  • Application Components (Activities, Services, Content Providers, Broadcast Receiver)


Insecure Local Data Storage


Application Clipboard

Keystroke Logging

Broken Cryptography

Analyzing Network Traffic (HTTP/HTTPS)

  • Proxy Droid


  • Certificate Pinning Bypass
  • Improper Certificate Validation

Secure Coding Guidelines

Code Obfuscation

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