Appthority Announces New Partners, Extends Reach of Mobile App Risk Management

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire -07/25/12)- Appthority, The Authority in App Security™, has announced a series of new partnerships with DreamLab Technologies, Fixmo, IronKey, PrivacyChoice, and Quixey to extend the reach of Mobile App Risk Management through the Appthority Platform. The Appthority Platform automatically identifies and manages security and privacy risks hidden in mobile apps, using static and dynamic analysis through its cloud-based behavioral analysis engine.

Named "Most Innovative Company of RSA® Conference 2012" at its early 2012 launch, Appthority has seen great demand for its app scanning technology. This new growth helped Appthority close a $6.25M Series A round with Venrock and US Venture Partners (USVP). Today, Appthority is showcasing exciting new partnerships at Black Hat 2012. The company will be meeting with customers, media and new partners at the security conference's expo floor in booth P3 at the Octavius Ballroom of Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.

The Appthority Platform provides App Risk Analysis feeds to Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM), Mobile Device Management (MDM), Mobile App Management (MAM), Enterprise App Catalogs (also known as Enterprise App Stores), and Enterprise App Developers. With these new partnerships, Appthority's Mobile App Risk Management will now also be available to security consultants, Mobile Risk Management (MRM) enterprise and government customers, as well as consumers who worry about mobile app risk.

Domingo Guerra, co-founder and president of Appthority, said the company's partner centric approach is paying off.

"Our partners are leaders in their space who already offer amazing products," Guerra said, "By adding Appthority's innovative Mobile App Risk Management to their services and solutions, our partners are giving their customers an insight into what apps really do. This enables a safer mobile experience in a convenient fashion; by integrating the Appthority Platform to the products customers are already using, users can now make more intelligent decisions on what apps they allow into their lives."

Appthority has announced the following new partnerships:

  • DreamLab Technologies is a leading consulting company in developing and implementing individual solutions for integral security concerning customer organizations, information and systems. As a performance oriented and reliable partner for Appthority, DreamLab Technologies helps extend app security through profound knowledge and an integral, neutral, and independent approach based on open standards. As an experienced education partner, the company can also pass on our knowledge in an integral and integrable way.

    "Integral security," explained DreamLab Technologies' founder and CEO Nicolas Mayencourt, "stands for security as an overall package. It also involves processes, ways of communication and structural measures, in addition to IT. Integral information security is an important prerequisite to responsibly leading an organization."

  • Fixmo is the Mobile Risk Management (MRM) company that enables protected and compliant mobile computing in the workplace. With Fixmo Sentinel and Fixmo SafeZone, IT organizations can secure and protect their corporate data, manage their mobile devices, monitor system integrity and maintain regulatory compliance across their entire mobility deployment.

    Through the partnership with Appthority, Fixmo will extend its mobile risk management platform to enable IT organizations to assess the threats and security vulnerabilities associated with third party mobile apps running on devices within their networks.

    "By bringing Fixmo's device integrity and compliance monitoring solutions together with Appthority's Mobile App Risk Management, we can give organizations a comprehensive view into the threats and vulnerabilities across their mobile devices, applications and users," said Dan Ford, CSO at Fixmo. "This is all about giving our customers the actionable risk intelligence they need to detect and prevent security breaches and maintain regulatory compliance."

  • IronKey is ranked by the Wall Street Journal as the 14th best venture funded company in America. IronKey's data security and secure Web browsing products are used by over 3,000 enterprises and a million users every day.

    "Partnering with Appthority was a great decision when IronKey decided to bring our secure browsing and mobile device security technology to Android. This allows IronKey customers to have a single cloud-based security management platform for Android, iPhone, iPad, Windows PC and Mac computers. This is crucial when rolling out Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) programs. It's also very important for consumers, who can now use IronKey security on any device," said David Jevans, founder and chairman of IronKey.

  • PrivacyChoice MobileScan makes privacy compliance easier for app developers by scanning apps for third-party data transmission and rating recipients based on their privacy practices and qualifications. Using the PrivacyChoice API, developers also can embed appropriate privacy disclosure seamlessly into their privacy policies, in order to comply with stricter privacy disclosure requirements enforced by government regulators and app marketplaces.

    "Developers need not fear the burden of compliance with new privacy disclosure requirements," said Jim Brock, PrivacyChoice founder and CEO. "Through hosted app scanning and our privacy disclosure tools, developers can quickly deliver a first-class privacy experience for their users and comply with rapidly evolving privacy requirements. Our partnership with Appthority brings together their leading app-security platform with our best-in-class privacy framework, making it even easier for app developers to minimize risk."

  • Quixey is the search engine for apps -- searching mobile, desktop, web and browser apps. Quixey invented a new type of search, Functional Search™, that allows users to find apps by searching for what they want to do, without having to know the app's name. Quixey partners with major app stores, search engines, manufacturers, carriers and Web platforms to power app search globally.

    "Quixey is committed to creating a trusted app ecosystem around the globe," said Tomer Kagan, Quixey CEO. "Quixey and Appthority are solving a serious problem in the mobile space. Given the rise in malware and the increasing need for app security, Quixey is partnering with Appthority to deliver the safest, most trusted experience when downloading apps onto a mobile device."

To schedule a meeting with Appthority at Black Hat, please email

Follow Appthority on Twitter:

About Appthority
Appthority -- The Authority in App Security™ helps the enterprise identify and manage the risks hidden in mobile apps. The cloud-based Appthority Platform™ automatically identifies and grades risky behavior in mobile apps including known and unknown malware, new malware used in targeted attacks, corporate data exfiltration, and intellectual property exposure. The Appthority Platform integrates with the enterprise's existing mobile solutions, adding app reputation and risk analysis capabilities to Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM), Mobile Device Management (MDM), Mobile App Management (MAM) Enterprise App Catalogs, and Enterprise Mobile App Developers' Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) process. For more information on Appthority please visit

Appthority name and logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Appthority, Inc in the United States and/or other countries. All other products and/or services referenced are trademarks of their respective companies.

  • Coke and Pepsi are finally ditching sugar
    Business Insider

    Coke and Pepsi are finally ditching sugar

    This past week we learned that PepsiCo is finally turning against sugar. On Monday, PepsiCo announced that by 2025, two thirds of its drinks will have 100 calories or fewer from added sugar, per 12 oz serving. Currently, these types if sugary beverages make up 40% of PepsiCo's drinks.

  • America's biggest banks are closing hundreds of branches
    Business Insider

    America's biggest banks are closing hundreds of branches

    According to the 3Q earnings report, the bank has 21 million mobile banking active users and 18% of deposit transactions are completed through mobile devices. "That’s better for customers, it’s also better for our shareholders," said Donofrio.

  • Chesapeake Energy Analysts Change Their Tune

    Chesapeake Energy Analysts Change Their Tune

    On Wednesday evening, Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE: CHK) stock closed at $6.72. Shares dropped by more than 5% to $6.36 early Thursday morning as the company kicked off its first investor day presentation in two years. The downturn was very likely the result of the company’s forecast for 2016 and 2017. Production growth is estimated at flat to up 3% for 2016 and at down 5% to flat for 2017. And that comes at the cost of higher capital spending. We looked at Chesapeake’s presentation in some detail on Thursday. By the end of the day Thursday, Chesapeake stock had regained all its lost ground and added 2.8% besides to close at $6.91. But by the early afternoon Friday, shares traded down about

  • World
    WSJ Live

    Islamic State Burns Sulfur Stocks Near Mosul

    On Saturday a plume of noxious smoke drifted over a base with U.S. troops involved in the Iraqi offensive to retake the city of Mosul. Islamic State militants had set fire to sulfur stocks at a factory south of Mosul on Thursday. Photo: Reuters

  • Jeff Bezos, Jamie Dimon, Warren Buffett agree on the No. 1 priority for business
    Yahoo Finance

    Jeff Bezos, Jamie Dimon, Warren Buffett agree on the No. 1 priority for business

    In recent weeks, we’ve heard Warren Buffett, Jamie Dimon and Jeff Bezos talk about managing their businesses. At the Economic Club of Washington DC in September, JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon discussed what eventually led to his ouster from Citigroup in 1998. JPMorgan Chase is the largest bank in America.

  • Former CEO explains how to nurture star employees
    Yahoo Finance

    Former CEO explains how to nurture star employees

    High-potential performers (or Hi-Pos) stand out due to their associative thinking skills—which help solve problems and drive innovation—their strong emotional awareness, and their incredible perseverance, according to Carter Cast, a clinical professor of innovation and entrepreneurship at the Kellogg School and former CEO of, a division of Walmart (WMT). Putting a mirror up in front of people can help them recognize weaknesses, triggers, and gaps that may be impeding self-regulation and performance.

  • AT&T agrees to buy Time Warner for $85 billion

    AT&T agrees to buy Time Warner for $85 billion

    By Greg Roumeliotis and Jessica Toonkel NEW YORK (Reuters) - AT&T Inc said on Saturday it agreed to buy Time Warner Inc for $85.4 billion, the boldest move yet by a telecommunications company to acquire content to stream over its high-speed network to attract a growing number of online viewers. The biggest deal in the world this year will, if approved by regulators, give AT&T control of cable TV channels HBO and CNN, film studio Warner Bros and other coveted media assets. It will likely face intense scrutiny by U.S. antitrust regulators worried that AT&T might try to limit distribution of Time Warner material.

  • Lifestyle
    ABC News

    Before You Hire a Contractor, Learn From Couple's Basement Woes

    THE ABC NEWS FIXER — Oct 22, 2016, 8:37 AM ET Read Jerry’s original letter to the ABC News Fixer below, and see how The Fixer helped get their money back. Also, check out The Fixer’s tips for the next time you need to hire a contractor for work on your home. Dear ABC New Fixer: We hired a contractor to design and build a bar for our basement. He took our $4,000 deposit and never provided the design and gave us the runaround for months. We've asked for our money back multiple times, but every time, he says he doesn’t have it or it's “a cash flow issue." Interestingly, he has his own reality show on the Discovery Channel about building high-quality bars. He also opened a tavern next to his workshop.

  • 8 Things You Should Never Keep in Your Wallet

    8 Things You Should Never Keep in Your Wallet

    That overstuffed wallet of yours can’t be comfortable to sit on. It’s probably even too clunky to lug around in a purse, too. And with every new bank slip that bulges from the seams, your personal information is getting less and less safe. With just your name and Social Security number, identity thieves can open new credit accounts and make costly purchases in your name. If they can get their hands on (and doctor) a government-issued photo ID of yours, they can do even more damage, such as opening new bank accounts. These days, con artists are even profiting from tax-return fraud and health-care fraud, all with stolen IDs. We talked with consumer-protection advocates to identify the eight things

  • Wall Street’s 15 favorite energy stocks as oil prices rebound

    Wall Street’s 15 favorite energy stocks as oil prices rebound

    Oil prices have surged 16% in a month, leading to speculation there might be a sustained rally for the most widely traded commodity. That, of course, would help shares of U.S. oil-related companies, which have made efforts to become more efficient when energy prices starting tumbling in the summer of 2014. So we have put together a list of the most highly rated oil-related stocks for investors. This chart shows that West Texas crude oil US:CLX6 at about $50 a barrel, is still down 50% from where it was three years ago. A month ago, it was trading at $43.03: Signs of better times OPEC Secretary General Mohammad Barkindo has expressed confidence that Russia will participate in the cartel’s effort

  • Technology
    Associated Press

    Attacks on the internet keep getting bigger and nastier

    Manchester, New Hampshire-based Dyn Inc. said its server infrastructure was hit by distributed denial-of-service, or DDoS, attacks. The attack temporarily blocked some access to popular websites from across America and Europe such as Twitter, Netflix and PayPal. Members of a shadowy hacker group that calls itself New World Hackers claimed responsibility for the attack via Twitter, though that claim could not be verified.

  • West Virginia candidate for governor owes millions in taxes
    Associated Press

    West Virginia candidate for governor owes millions in taxes

    Jim Justice, a coal billionaire running for West Virginia governor, owes millions in back taxes to some of Appalachia's most impoverished counties, including one in Kentucky that is struggling to pay the debt on a new rec center and has turned the lights off in its parks and reduced hot meals for senior citizens. Many of these counties have been devastated by the collapse of the coal industry over the past few years, and their financial struggles are not all Justice's fault. "It's just absurd that a billionaire wouldn't pay his taxes," fellow Democrat Zach Weinberg, the top elected official in Kentucky's Knott County, said as he thumbed through a folder of Justice's debts.

  • Business

    In insurance, Big Data could lower rates for optimistic tweeters

    This could lead to future insurance cover based on "sentiment analysis", in which Big Data and artificial intelligence make predictive models ever more accurate. Swiss Re says technological advances will cut the price of insurance protection and help individuals and firms make better decisions through programmes that offer advice and incentivise improvements in areas such as health and driving. Social media monitoring is one of several advances insurers are examining to improve the pricing of policies.

  • Dominos CEO: We got ahead of the curve in technology
    Yahoo Finance

    Dominos CEO: We got ahead of the curve in technology

    Other than the company’s new recipe rolled out in 2010, in one word: technology. “We got into it early,” said CEO Patrick Doyle. Doyle said a big part of the company’s success is “early investment.” And he added the company hasn’t stopped.

  • Sports

    Hamilton beats title rival Rosberg to pole

    By Alan Baldwin AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Triple Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton won a qualifying battle with Mercedes team mate and title rival Nico Rosberg on Saturday to secure pole position for the U.S. Grand Prix. Hamilton, 33 points behind the German with four rounds remaining, has won three of the past four races in Austin but had never before managed to seize top slot on the starting grid in Texas. The Briton's fastest lap of one minute 34.999 seconds was 0.216 quicker than Rosberg, who starts alongside him on the front row, and also the quickest yet at the Circuit of the Americas.

  • Sports

    Enfinger gets first career win at Talladega

    Grant Enfinger holds off teammate Spencer Gallagher to earn his first career win at Talladega Superspeedway.

  • Business
    Money Talks News

    9 Tips to Ensure You’ll Have Enough to Retire

    Life expectancy for women and men in 1970 was just short of 71 years, for example, so retirement funds did not have to see most people to age 90 or 100. Today, those of us approaching retirement are playing a very new game. Will Social Security be your primary source of income in retirement?

  • Business

    Italy's front line in fight to save banks: a storage room

    Storage rooms crammed with loan documents have emerged as a hidden front line in Italy's battle to save its banks from the threat of financial crisis. Dozens of analysts have been toiling in back offices of the nation's third-largest lender, Monte dei Paschi di Siena, in the first stage of a campaign to sell or recover much of Italy's 360 billion euros ($395 billion) worth of problem loans. "Ours is a painstaking job," said Luca Mazzoni, chief executive of Protos, which has been hired by Monte dei Paschi.

  • ExxonMobil’s CEO Thinks Saudi Arabia’s Oil Market Outlook Is Dead Wrong -- The Motley Fool
    The Motley Fool

    ExxonMobil’s CEO Thinks Saudi Arabia’s Oil Market Outlook Is Dead Wrong -- The Motley Fool

    Saudi Arabia's energy minister recently warned that there could be a global oil supply shortfall in the coming years, which could push crude prices much higher. Driving this view is the expectation that production from legacy wells will decline by a significant amount over the next few years and that there is not enough production in the pipeline from megaprojects to offset these declines. It is a view shared by others in OPEC, with its former secretary general also warning about a potential future crude shortage and price spike. That said, ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM) CEO Rex Tillerson thinks this view is incorrect. In his opinion, the Saudis are missing the fact that shale drilling has dramatically

  • WEEK AHEAD: Apple, Alphabet, and America on deck
    Yahoo Finance

    WEEK AHEAD: Apple, Alphabet, and America on deck

    Earnings season is in full swing with Apple (AAPL), Alphabet (GOOGL), (AMZN), Exxon Mobil  (XOM) and Caterpillar (CAT) among big names scheduled to announce Q3 results this week. Hopefully, we’ll get a better sense of whether corporate America’s earnings and revenue recessions are coming to an end. Markets, however, remain focused on the US presidential election, now less three weeks away.

  • GM

    GM to add SUV production line at China JV in 2017: Xinhua

    General Motors Co plans to launch a new SUV production line at its joint venture factory in the Chinese central city of Wuhan during the first half of 2017, the official Xinhua News Agency reported on Sunday, citing company sources. SAIC General Motors (SGM), a joint venture between China's SAIC and General Motors, started operations at the Wuhan plant last year. The new production line will be able to produce 360,000 vehicles a year, bringing the combined capacity to 600,000, Xinhua said.

  • AT&T-Time Warner may signal start of new media industry consolidation

    AT&T-Time Warner may signal start of new media industry consolidation

    WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The tie-up of AT&T Inc and Time Warner Inc , bringing together one of the country's largest wireless and pay TV providers and cable networks like HBO, CNN and TBS, could kick off a new round of industry consolidation amid massive changes in how people watch TV. Discovery Communications Inc gained 3.6 percent, AMC Networks Inc rose 3.9 percent and Scripps Networks Interactive Inc jumped 5.6 percent. Media content companies are having an increasingly difficult time as standalone entities, creating an opportunity for telecom, satellite and cable providers to make acquisitions, analysts say.

  • Business

    Aussie Bank's 7000-Mile Blockchain Experiment Could Change Trade

    When the Marie Schulte rounds the breakwater off the Chinese port of Qingdao in early November, bankers on two continents will be watching anxiously. In particular, they’ll be focused on 88 bales of cotton worth approximately $35,000 that the container vessel is carrying -- not because of the value of the goods, but because of the technology attached to the shipment. Unloading the goods at the end of their 7,000-mile journey from Houston will mark the final stage of an experiment by Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Wells Fargo & Co. and the trading firm Brighann Cotton to prove for the first time that the combination of much-hyped technologies -- blockchain and smart contracts -- can deliver real-world benefits.

  • Politics

    Saudi's Falih says views closer with Russia on oil market

    "Saudi Arabia has started to play an important role to coordinate between Russia ... and OPEC, specifically the Gulf countries," Falih said in a news conference with his Russian and Qatari counterparts in Riyadh. "We have managed today... through a common meeting to reach a common notion to what we can reach in November," Falih said, referring to an OPEC meeting in Vienna on Nov. 30, when the exporting group is set to finalize a production cut agreement.

  • Business

    Iraq should be exempted from OPEC oil output freeze: minister

    Iraq should be exempt from OPEC crude output restrictions as it needs the income to fight the war on Islamic State, Oil Minister Jabar Ali al-Luaibi said on Sunday. "We are fighting a vicious war," Luaibi said in a briefing for reporters in Baghdad, adding that Iraq, OPEC's second-largest producer, should get the same exemption as Nigeria and Libya. OPEC says it pumped 33.39 million bpd in September.