Cyber Security and App Security for Transformative Apps Market Place

Period of Performance: 09/01/2013 - 08/31/2015

$1.12MM

Phase 2 SBIR

Recipient Firm

Metronome Software, LLC
25241 Paseo De Alicia Ste 200
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Principal Investigator

Abstract

There will be more than one million Mobile Apps, and hundreds of thousands of App Vendors each on Apple App Store and Google Market Place in 2013, and these numbers are growing. The security of the net is being threatened from many directions. Consequently, the integrity of these systems and the protection of their users (the consumers) against the abovementioned cyber attacks are of the utmost importance. Metronome Software, LLC (Metronome) proposes a research and development (R&D) program (with an OPTION) to develop technologies for Cyber Security and App Security for the operations of Mobile Market Places and Mobile Apps, with specific applications to the Transformative Apps (TransApps) Market Place, by providing the following capabilities: o Guarding against abuse/malware/attacks o Assuring End-to-End Trust o Protection against issues of soliciting Apps from unproven (thus untrusted) App vendors o Protection against Stealthy mal-intents o Protection against Botnet attacks