This overview of iOS, Android, BlackBerry, and Symbian security frameworks includes a novel classification of third-party-application installation models. It also discusses how controlled app marketplaces fit in the smartphone security ecosystem.

operating systems, security, smartphones, software installation
dx.doi.org/10.1109/MSP.2010.202
IEEE Security and Privacy
Carleton University

Barrera, D. (David), & Van Oorschot, P. (2011). Secure Software Installation on Smartphones. IEEE Security and Privacy, 9(3), 42–48. doi:10.1109/MSP.2010.202