iOS 12 Will Deploy Added Layer Of Security On The Apple Device
technology

How iOS 12 Will Deploy Added Layer Of Security On The Apple Device

iOS 12 is expected to be launched this autumn.

https://dk2dyle8k4h9a.cloudfront.net/How iOS 12 Will Deploy Added Layer Of Security On The Apple Device

The hype over iOS 12 is all-time high, and with beta versions of the new OS (Operating System) making rounds in the developer community, a lot of new features have been tossed up. Apple made the full use of its annual developers conference, WWDC, and spellbound the audience with some top of the line features that will accompany iOS 12.

Apart from upgraded performance, Memoji, Group FaceTime, and ARKIT 2, Apple has rightly tapped on the security issue as well. The American multinational technology company is leaving no stone unturned to offer the industry’s best security cover to its users.

Following are the security elements that have been added by Apple to fortify its devices. Take a look:

  • Scrutinizing data gathering: With changes in App Store review guidelines, Apple has cut down on the amount of information developers can collect about a user’s friends or contacts. Also, Apple has forbidden the selling of collected information to third parties.
  • The ban on cryptocurrency-mining apps: Besides security concerns, cryptocurrency apps have ticked off from the App Store due to the ability to quickly deplete a phone’s battery life.
  • Simplifying two-factor authentication: Sometimes, added security can be a hassle. To bring down the complexity related to two-factor authentication, the iOS 12 device will automatically copy the code sent to your device so you can quickly paste it into an app’s log-in page.
  • No more web tracking: The users all across the globe widely echo the issue of web tracking. It's not about the iOS users, but every user who surfs the net through the different platform is facing the same problem. In the name of cookies, websites track users’ activity. But now with iOS 12, the Safari browser will prevent the prying eyes from harvesting data.
  • No more device unlock: After getting into a tiff with government agencies like FBI, Apple has stepped up the device unlocking process. The new locking provision in iOS 12 will cut off data transfers through a USB port when the phone hasn't been unlocked in an hour. This will further hinder other companies to crack into Apple devices.

Apple has not limited itself to the announced features only. With the release of every beta version, subtle changes are brought to iOS 12. In another significant declaration, Apple has tweaked the password management. It will make it easier for users to adopt good password security practices.

Get set to embrace the most advanced OS version from Apple this fall. 
 

Vikram Khajuria
Written By
Vikram Khajuria

Jack of all trades. Covering the journalism field, Vikram writes at MobileAppDaily and keeps surfing the trends to understand tech and inventions better. Don’t forget his driving skills, he is a professional car rallyist. Life has just got better. Breathe it!!

Top Companies

InMobi
Singapore
Dot Com Infoway
New York, USA
M&C Saatchi Mobile
New York City, USA
Techmagnate
New Delhi, India
Fetch
London, UK
View full report

Latest Articles

Join our global community 135K Followers
technology

Apple Is Abolishing The Popular Apps In Iran

Eric Jones 4 min read  

Apple is removing the apps from the Appstore in Iran and the company is giving the U.S. sanctions as the reason to the developers of the action.Actually, Apple has been eliminating the popular apps in Iran after the U.S. sanction and a popular ride-hailing app, Snapp was pulled off from the App

technology

China’s Tencent Music Raises Nearly $1.1B in U.S. IPO

Vikram Khajuria 2 min read  

China-based music streaming giant, Tencent Music raises $1.1 billion in its U.S. Initial Public Offering(IPO) after evaluating its shares at the bottom of marketed-range.Tencent Music, also the wing of gaming giant Tencent Holdings Ltd, priced its American Depositary Receipts(ADRs) at $13 per sh

technology

Apple Maps Crashed For Few Hours

Vikram Khajuria 4 min read  

Today, many of the iPhone users were left in disdain, as Apple Maps stopped working for a few hours today. If one tried to use Apple Maps, it was taking time to load results for about 30 seconds before timing out, and showing “No Results Found.” The map tiles appeared to be load normally

technology

Google Accepts It Records The Users' Location History Even When It's Turned Off

Vikram Khajuria 4 min read  

Earlier this week, AP (Associated Press) shared a report in which it revealed that Google tracks the user’s location history even when it is turned off. According to the report, Google Apps and Websites continue to record the location where users go even after the user opted to turn it off. Ac