Google adopts Samsung Knox to improve Android security

Thursday 26 June 2014 | 09:13 CET | News
Google has agreed to integrate Samsung Electronics' Knox platform into the next version of Android in order to improve security on the mobile operating system. The latest version of Android, which was previewed at Google's I/O conference, will include a number of new features for enterprise users and IT administrators, such as a separate container to manage and secure business data and keep it apart from personal data on the device. Samsung Knox complies with key US government and Department of Defense initiatives and other standards for mobile device security, making it attractive to

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Google / Samsung
Countries: World
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