It seems like every day, there’s a new security vulnerability in the news. Whether it’s an OS update that you need to install *right now*, a hack that makes you change your social media passwords, or something much more sinister from a government organization, these stories can be alarming for the experienced developer and layperson alike. In this talk, we’ll cover two main topics: first, what the actual threats are to your data, how seriously you should take them, and some simple steps you can take today to make your devices more secure. Second, we’ll cover what this means for the apps you create. From storing your users’ data securely on-device to the open-source tools you choose, we’ll look at how you can help keep your users safe and prevent your app from being tomorrow’s security theater blog post.