24 Nov Practice Test Question: Application Signing
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Why should administrators only allow employees to download digitally signed applications to mobile devices?
A. Digitally signed applications are free of malware
B. Digitally signed applications are certified to function properly
C. Digitally signed applications come from trusted sources
D. Digitally signed applications are guaranteed by Apple
Correct Answer: C
Digital signatures validate that the application came from the entity that signed the application. Security professionals should not draw any other conclusions from the fact that an application is digitally signed.