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Open-Source Mobile Pen Testing Set to go Commercial with Shevirah

As technology users increasingly rely on mobile devices, there is a need for improved mobile security testing technologies. It's a need that entrepreneur and security expert Georgia Weidman is aiming to fulfill with her new startup called Shevirah.

Weidman is no stranger to the world of mobile security, she was the recipient of aDARPA (Defence Advanced Research Project Agency) Cyber Fast Track (http://www.darpa.mil/opencatalog/CFT.html) grant in 2012 for her open-source Smartphone Pentest Framework project. In 2015, Weidman has been accepted in to the Mach37 Cybersecurity accelerator program which invests in security startups and provides tools and training to launch companies. With Shevirah, Weidman's plan is to build on the work she has already done with the Smartphone Pentest Framework and provide a professional version.

Read the full story at eWEEK:
Shevirah Set to Break Into Mobile Penetration Testing Market

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.