How to Build Mobile App Security Templates (Fusion Sets) | iOS, Android apps

Appdome users have the ability to create mobile app security templates, known as “Fusion Sets,” to speed up and repeat mobile app security projects. Fusion Sets can include validated, approved, required or known combinations of features, services, and configurations for your app. You can reuse Fusion Sets across different builds and releases, or share them with different teams, or subscribe Fusion Sets to multiple mobile apps at one time.

This Knowledge Base article provides step-by-step instructions on how to create and use Fusion Sets in Android and iOS apps.

Appdome is a no-code mobile app security platform designed to add security features to mobile apps. Appdome’s no-code mobile app security platform offers mobile developers, DevSec and security professionals a convenient and reliable way to protect Android and iOS apps without coding. When a user clicks “Build My App,” Appdome leverages a microservice architecture filled with 1000s of security plugins, and an adaptive code generation engine that matches the correct required plugins to the development environment, frameworks, and methods in each app.

Using Appdome, there are no development or coding prerequisites to build secured apps. There is no SDK and no library to manually code or implement in the app. The Appdome technology adds the relevant standards, frameworks, and logic to the app automatically, with no manual development work at all.

What are Appdome Fusion Sets?  

Fusion Sets are pre-built, reusable, sharable mobile app security templates that contain all the selected security features, settings, options, and configurations that Appdome builds into your iOS and Android apps whenever you click Build My App.  Fusion Sets accelerate and automate mobile security implementations, ensure implementation consistency and reduce integration time for each build or release of your mobile apps.

Playground Fusion Set

A default Playground Fusion Set is created for each app, whenever you upload a mobile app to Appdome. The Playground Fusion Set is not shared and will affect only the app it was created for. Below is an example of a Playground Fusion Set.

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How to Create and Use Fusion Sets for Android and iOS apps 

You can either use the default Playground Fusion Set or Create a new Fusion Set.

Use Default Fusion Set Per App

Each app is assigned a default Fusion Set, known as the Playground Fusion Set, to save and store a user’s work on Appdome. This Fusion Set changes as the user’s feature and service selections change. Each time a user clicks “Build My App,” the security features and other services contained in this Fusion Set at that moment are built into the app by Appdome.

Create a New Fusion Set

Alternatively, you can create a new blank fusion set and populate it with different security features.  Click “Create New Fusion Set” to create a new blank Fusion Set, enter a name in the text box and click Save.

 

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How to Subscribe Apps to a Fusion Set

  • (optional) To Subscribe ALL iOS or Android apps to a Fusion Set, go to the Build tab and select the app. Then click on the down arrow within My Fusion Set to expand the section as shown below.

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Then scroll down to Fusion Set that you want to subscribe your apps to and hover over it. While hovering over the Fusion Set, click the “*” (star) icon to Subscribe all Android or iOS apps to this Fusion Set.

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You can now add to your mobile security template by adding features and services to the Fusion Set and creating custom implementations to suit specific use cases. You can also subscribe to new apps or remove apps from this Fusion Set to complete multiple projects in parallel.

Prerequisites for using Appdome Fusion Sets

In order to use Appdome Fusion Sets features, you’ll need:

No Coding Dependency

Using Appdome, there are no development or coding prerequisites to build secured Android and iOS apps using Fusion Set mobile security templates.  There is no SDK and no library to manually code or implement in the app. The Appdome technology adds the relevant standards, frameworks, and logic to the app automatically, with no manual development work at all.

How to Sign & Publish Secured Mobile Apps Built on Appdome  

After successfully securing your app using Appdome, there are several available options to complete your project, depending on your app lifecycle or workflow. These include 

 

Or, see this quick reference Releasing Secured Android & iOS Apps built on Appdome. 

How Do I Learn More?

Here are more articles related to Fusion Sets:

How to Manage Fusion Set Security Templates iOS/Android

How to Freeze Fusion Sets

How to Release Fusion Sets 

How to Release Fusion Sets (with separation of duties) 

If you have any questions, please send them our way at support@appdome.com or via the chat window on the Appdome platform.  Check out our KB on how to secure an app using Appdome to learn how to get started on Appdome and secure your first app.

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