Theodora Titonis

Theodora Titonis’ passion for technology began when she started programming computers at the age of seven. With an academic background in computer science, an entrepreneurial drive and a visionary acumen, she focused on the challenging field of security and privacy. By 2009, Theodora built a multi-million dollar company providing security expertise to government agencies, leading financial institutions and Fortune 500 Companies. In 2011, Theodora founded Marvin Mobile Security, launching revolutionary technology to protect enterprises from the threat of risky and malicious mobile apps. Veracode, Inc., the leader in application security, acquired Marvin in September 2012. Ms. Titonis...
Posts by Theodora Titonis

Dispelling the "What Mobile Security Threat?" Myth

August 19, 2014

Post 1 of 6: Dispelling Mobile App Security Myths – Myth #1 This is post one in a series on Mobile Application Security. 16220549_m.jpg Mobile applications are everywhere. The growth of enterprise mobile apps in the past few years has been absolutely staggering. Forrester Research reports that 23 percent of the workforce has downloaded 11 or more apps (paid or free) to the smartphone... READ MORE

Fake Weather Channel App Serving up Malware

January 13, 2014

Top weather app in Google Play 'Weather Channel VDO' looks to be serving more than the forecast. Capabilities include accessing device and carrier information, and examining account and file system. This app is performing Trojan like-capabilities, downloading a 466 kB file from an IP address listed as a known virus site. Findings also include an association with known adware. Learn more about... READ MORE

Mobile App Security Myths

November 11, 2013

I like to think about myths as common ideas that seem to perpetuate regardless of the rapid pace of technology change that is part of the modern world. When I’m out talking to folks about securing mobile apps I find that the same ideas about what enterprise security being perpetuated. Many of the myths that I come across appear to offer panaceas that are comforting to the status quo. The idea... READ MORE

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