author Marlee Hirson, Wednesday November 4, 2015


The article, “6 Ways a Prototype Can Prevent a Mobile UI Disaster”, by Proto.io highlights an aspect of AppArmor’s design process, which is the importance of digital prototypes. Digital prototypes are not only important for the design process of our apps, but for the safety aspect as well. [Read More]

author Marlee Hirson, Wednesday October 21, 2015


Mobile safety apps are marketed primarily towards students, which makes sense because students make up the majority of a university or college population. But it's important to remember that mobile safety apps designed for the entire school campus, not just for students. [Read More]

author Marlee Hirson, Monday October 19, 2015


During the lockdown at Laurier, the university used the campus mobile safety app, “SAFEHawk”, to send push notifications to students and faculty that alerted them about the lockdown and further updates. [Read More]

author Marlee Hirson, Wednesday October 14, 2015


In the spirit of Thanksgiving and appreciation for leftover turkey, the AppArmor team has reflected on the past year and for what we are thankful. AppArmor has grown tremendously this past year, as we’ve had a number of new schools sign on with us. We are incredibly thankful for our awesome relationships with new and existing schools! [Read More]

author Marlee Hirson, Wednesday October 7, 2015


Every September, thousands of students anxiously walk into university or college lecture halls for the first time, many of which having just arrived in their new campus dorm. University is a huge adjustment for first-year students, with many leaving home for the first time to pursue their studies. When thinking back to how you felt during your first week of classes and how comfortable you were on campus in your final year, the difference is like night and day. [Read More]