Hyper Focused to a Fault

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Brittany Tarvin discusses the security and privacy issues related to mobile inter-app communication.Filmed at qconnewyork.com.

Brittany Tarvin is Co-founder and CEO of FadingRed, a small, privately held, mobile, web, and desktop software development team in Chicago, Illinois. With a background in Industrial Engineering and a former stint as a technology consultant, she has honed her development skills by creating Mac and iOS apps to solve everyday dilemmas.

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Hyper Focused to a Fault

  1. 1. HYPER FOCUSED TO A FAULT THE FUTURE OF COLLABORATIVE MOBILE |BRITTANY TARVIN @BRITTANYTARVIN
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  3. 3. Presented at QCon New York www.qconnewyork.com Purpose of QCon - to empower software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation Strategy - practitioner-driven conference designed for YOU: influencers of change and innovation in your teams - speakers and topics driving the evolution and innovation - connecting and catalyzing the influencers and innovators Highlights - attended by more than 12,000 delegates since 2007 - held in 9 cities worldwide
  4. 4. HI I'M BRIT! Co-founder & CEO @FadingRed iOS/Mac Developer Girl Develop It Chicago Leader @GDIChicago
  5. 5. CONNECTING THE DOTS... Hyper Focus in Mobile Development Limitations on the Future Privacy & Security Concerns Best Practices and Big Ideas A Theoretical Future for the Mobile Ecosystem
  6. 6. HYPER FOCUSED
  7. 7. “Great iOS apps have a laser focus on the task users want to accomplish.” — Apple HIG
  8. 8. APP DESCRIPTION STATEMENT “A shopping list creation tool for thrifty people who love to cook.” — Apple HIG
  9. 9. WHAT DOES THIS HAVE TO DO WITH PRIVACY AND SECURITY?
  10. 10. KIND OF A LOT, ACTUALLY.
  11. 11. A critical factor for the sustainable development of [the mobile] eco-system is a robust and effective framework for the protection of privacy, where users can continue to have confidence and trust in mobile applications and services. — GSMA
  12. 12. THE FACTS: 60% uninstall or avoid apps due to privacy concerns Mobile introduces new security challenges Humans avoid vulnerability
  13. 13. PRIVACY POLICIES ARE A MESS 3,000+ words 10+ minutes to read Crammed with technical jargon Zero consistency
  14. 14. YOU'RE GOING TO DO WHAT TO MY COOKIE?!
  15. 15. PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE DATA Seemingly anonymous, publicly accessible information can add up to unique identification.
  16. 16. THE PERSONAL GENOME PROJECT
  17. 17. SEEMINGLY ANONYMOUS...
  18. 18. ZIP, GENDER, BIRTHDAY Uniquely identifies 87% of US population
  19. 19. MOBILE SPECIFIC CONCERNS GPS tracking Contacts, call and text logs Device Identifers Your life on one tiny device
  20. 20. THE RESULT...
  21. 21. LOCK IT DOWN
  22. 22. RIGHT TO DATA PORTABILITY
  23. 23. API'S & BIG DATA
  24. 24. SMALL CHANGES, BIG IMPACT Transparency and granularity of control Lifecycle privacy and security information Readable, mobile optimized privacy policies Train every software developer in security
  25. 25. EDUCATION + CONSISTENCY = TRUST
  26. 26. WHAT IF...
  27. 27. Indie mobile developers to major corporations attacked privacy and security in a consistent manner that established consumer trust?
  28. 28. The mobile eco-system could be hyper focused and hyper collaborative?
  29. 29. API design processes encouraged external participation?
  30. 30. We really made smart phones earn their title?
  31. 31. RESOURCES & FURTHER READING EU Data Protection Reform 2012 Directive RDP Antitrust & Privacy Critique Privacy on the Go Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights Mobile Privacy Principles Best Practices for Mobile App Developers Privacy and Data Management on Mobile Devices Participants in Personal Genome Project Identified by Privacy Experts
  32. 32. THANK YOU! |BRITTANY TARVIN @BRITTANYTARVIN

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