Posted by Krish Vitaldevara Director, Product Administration, Play and Android Belief & Security
We wish to preserve you up to date on the privateness and safety initiatives we shared earlier this 12 months, so you’ll be able to plan forward and use new instruments to soundly construct your enterprise. Up to now few months, we launched:
- Google Play SDK Index that will help you consider an SDK’s reliability and security and make knowledgeable selections about whether or not an SDK is true for your enterprise and your customers. See insights and utilization knowledge on over 100 of probably the most extensively used industrial SDKs on Google Play.
- The Information security part on Google Play, serving to customers higher perceive your apps’ knowledge security practices. Builders have informed us that this new characteristic helps them clarify privateness practices with their customers and construct belief. If you have not but, full your Information security kind by July twentieth.
- Enhancements to app integrity instruments like Play App Signing to securely signal thousands and thousands of apps on Google Play and assist be certain that app updates will be trusted. Use Play App Signing to assist defend your app signing key from loss or compromise with Google’s safe key administration service.
- Play Integrity API to assist defend your app, your IP, and your customers from piracy and malicious exercise. Use this API to assist detect fraudulent and dangerous interactions, comparable to visitors from modified or pirated app variations and rooted or compromised gadgets.
- And a brand new Goal API Stage coverage to strengthen person safety by defending customers from putting in apps that will not have the anticipated privateness and security measures.
- As a part of our work with the trade to construct extra non-public promoting options, we’ve launched preliminary developer previews for Privateness Sandbox on Android. We now have extra developer previews coming quickly and a beta later this 12 months.
- We proceed to assist builders replace their apps earlier than coverage enforcement actions are taken. We’ve prolonged time to make adjustments, improved readability of responses, and added new coaching supplies. Latest checks of superior Play Console warnings have additionally proven stable outcomes. As we refine these options, we’ll increase them to extra builders this 12 months.
Thanks in your partnership in making Google Play a secure and reliable platform for everybody.