Understanding Android security

Gregor Robinson, George Weir

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

5 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

This paper details a survey of Android users in an attempt to shed light on how users perceive the risks associated with app permissions and in- built adware. A series of questions was presented in a Web survey, with results suggesting interesting differences between males and females in installation be- haviour and attitudes toward security.
LanguageEnglish
Title of host publicationGlobal Security, Safety and Sustainability: Tomorrow's Challenges of Cyber Security
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of ICGS3 2015, 10th International Conference on Global Security, Safety & Sustainability.
EditorsH Jahankhani, A Carlile, B Akhgar, A. G. Hessami, A Hosseinian-Far
Place of PublicationSwitzerland
Pages189-199
Number of pages11
Volume534
Edition1
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Event10th International Conference on Global Security, Safety & Sustainability - GSM London, London, United Kingdom
Duration: 15 Sep 201517 Sep 2015

Publication series

NameCommunications in Computer and Information Science
PublisherSpringer
Volume534
ISSN (Print)1865-0929

Conference

Conference10th International Conference on Global Security, Safety & Sustainability
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityLondon
Period15/09/1517/09/15

Fingerprint

Application programs
Malware

Keywords

  • mobile security
  • Android OS
  • user awareness

Cite this

Robinson, G., & Weir, G. (2015). Understanding Android security. In H. Jahankhani, A. Carlile, B. Akhgar, A. G. Hessami, & A. Hosseinian-Far (Eds.), Global Security, Safety and Sustainability: Tomorrow's Challenges of Cyber Security: Proceedings of ICGS3 2015, 10th International Conference on Global Security, Safety & Sustainability. (1 ed., Vol. 534, pp. 189-199). (Communications in Computer and Information Science; Vol. 534). Switzerland.
Robinson, Gregor ; Weir, George. / Understanding Android security. Global Security, Safety and Sustainability: Tomorrow's Challenges of Cyber Security: Proceedings of ICGS3 2015, 10th International Conference on Global Security, Safety & Sustainability.. editor / H Jahankhani ; A Carlile ; B Akhgar ; A. G. Hessami ; A Hosseinian-Far. Vol. 534 1. ed. Switzerland, 2015. pp. 189-199 (Communications in Computer and Information Science).
@inproceedings{4cf73244923a49f4b8c9c84a21812212,
title = "Understanding Android security",
abstract = "This paper details a survey of Android users in an attempt to shed light on how users perceive the risks associated with app permissions and in- built adware. A series of questions was presented in a Web survey, with results suggesting interesting differences between males and females in installation be- haviour and attitudes toward security.",
keywords = "mobile security, Android OS, user awareness",
author = "Gregor Robinson and George Weir",
year = "2015",
language = "English",
isbn = "978-3-319-23276-8",
volume = "534",
series = "Communications in Computer and Information Science",
publisher = "Springer",
pages = "189--199",
editor = "H Jahankhani and A Carlile and { Akhgar}, B and Hessami, {A. G.} and A Hosseinian-Far",
booktitle = "Global Security, Safety and Sustainability: Tomorrow's Challenges of Cyber Security",
edition = "1",

}

Robinson, G & Weir, G 2015, Understanding Android security. in H Jahankhani, A Carlile, B Akhgar, AG Hessami & A Hosseinian-Far (eds), Global Security, Safety and Sustainability: Tomorrow's Challenges of Cyber Security: Proceedings of ICGS3 2015, 10th International Conference on Global Security, Safety & Sustainability.. 1 edn, vol. 534, Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol. 534, Switzerland, pp. 189-199, 10th International Conference on Global Security, Safety & Sustainability, London, United Kingdom, 15/09/15.

Understanding Android security. / Robinson, Gregor; Weir, George.

Global Security, Safety and Sustainability: Tomorrow's Challenges of Cyber Security: Proceedings of ICGS3 2015, 10th International Conference on Global Security, Safety & Sustainability.. ed. / H Jahankhani; A Carlile; B Akhgar; A. G. Hessami; A Hosseinian-Far. Vol. 534 1. ed. Switzerland, 2015. p. 189-199 (Communications in Computer and Information Science; Vol. 534).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

TY - GEN

T1 - Understanding Android security

AU - Robinson, Gregor

AU - Weir, George

PY - 2015

Y1 - 2015

N2 - This paper details a survey of Android users in an attempt to shed light on how users perceive the risks associated with app permissions and in- built adware. A series of questions was presented in a Web survey, with results suggesting interesting differences between males and females in installation be- haviour and attitudes toward security.

AB - This paper details a survey of Android users in an attempt to shed light on how users perceive the risks associated with app permissions and in- built adware. A series of questions was presented in a Web survey, with results suggesting interesting differences between males and females in installation be- haviour and attitudes toward security.

KW - mobile security

KW - Android OS

KW - user awareness

UR - http://conferences.gsm.org.uk/icgs3/

UR - http://www.springer.com/us/book/9783319232751

M3 - Conference contribution book

SN - 978-3-319-23276-8

VL - 534

T3 - Communications in Computer and Information Science

SP - 189

EP - 199

BT - Global Security, Safety and Sustainability: Tomorrow's Challenges of Cyber Security

A2 - Jahankhani, H

A2 - Carlile, A

A2 - Akhgar, B

A2 - Hessami, A. G.

A2 - Hosseinian-Far, A

CY - Switzerland

ER -

Robinson G, Weir G. Understanding Android security. In Jahankhani H, Carlile A, Akhgar B, Hessami AG, Hosseinian-Far A, editors, Global Security, Safety and Sustainability: Tomorrow's Challenges of Cyber Security: Proceedings of ICGS3 2015, 10th International Conference on Global Security, Safety & Sustainability.. 1 ed. Vol. 534. Switzerland. 2015. p. 189-199. (Communications in Computer and Information Science).