iOS apps could really benefit from the newly proposed Security.plist standard


Image: Ivan Rodriguez

Earlier this month, security researcher Ivan Rodriguez proposed a new security standard for iOS apps, which he named Security.plist.

The idea is simple. App makers would create a property list file (plist) named security.plist that they would embed inside the root of their iOS apps.

The file would contain all the basic contact details for reporting a security flaw to the app’s creator. Security researchers analyzing an app would have an easy way to get in contact with the app’s creators.

Inspired by security.txt and its great success

Rodriguez said the idea…

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