Lookout Mobile Security is an anti-malware app for smartphones and tablets. The Android version scans apps and files for viruses and spyware, protects against Web-based threats during browsing and lets users control which apps can access personal data.
Require Security Services is an Android feature that ensures that Lookout Mobile Security is installed and actively detecting threats on the mobile device. This Knowledge Base article explains how to enable the “Require Security Services” feature inside any mobile app to protect the app and the mobile device from harmful content and mobile risks.
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Appdome’s “Require Security Services” protection
Appdome is a mobile integration platform as a service (iPaaS) that allows users to add a wide variety of features, SDKs and APIs to Android and iOS apps. Using a simple ‘click to add’ user interface, Appdome allows anyone to easily integrate Require Security Services to any mobile app – instantly, no code or coding required.
Using Appdome, there are no development or coding requirements. For example, there is no Appdome SDK, libraries, or plug-ins to implement. When select your desired features/services and click “Build My App”, the Appdome platform adds the “Require Security Services” feature and relevant standards, frameworks and more to the app automatically, with no manual development work at all.
When Appdome’s “Require Security Services” feature is integrated into a mobile app, Appdome will check whether Android Lookout App is installed on the Android device and activated. If the Lookout Mobile Security isn’t installed, the app will not run. Instead, the app will display a customizable In-app message to the user before it exits.
Prerequisites for using Require Security Services
How to Add “Require Security Services” to any mobile app
Follow these step-by-step instructions to add the “Require Security Services” feature to Any Mobile App:
Upload a Mobile App to Your Account
Select the Build Tab.
Beneath the Build Tab, you will find several service options. Select Security.
- Expend OS integrity category
- Click on the toggle to enable Require Security Services
- Configure a message under App Compromise Notification (optional)
- To implement DEV-Events™ (optional)
- Click Build My App
The technology behind Build My App has two major elements – (1) a microservice architecture filled with 1000s of code sets needed for mobile integrations, and (2) an adaptive code generation engine that can recognize the development environment, frameworks and methods in each app and match the app to the relevant code-sets needed to add Require Security Services protection to the mobile app in seconds.
Congratulations! You now have a mobile app fully integrated with “Require Security Services” protection enabled.
What to do After I Build My App?
After you successfully built an app, you need to sign the app in order to deploy it. You can also brand or customize a built app on Appdome. Read this Knowledge Base article to learn what to do after you successfully built an app. It explains both optional steps and required steps.
How Do I Learn More?
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