Posts tagged as: Knox

More Phone Makers, Carriers Announce Support for Android for Work

Google today said support for its Android for Work program has swelled to 40 companies thanks to the addition of new carriers, phone makers, app developers, and management providers. AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint in the U.S., and Rogers, Bell Canada, and Telus Mobility in Canada have thrown their weight behind Android for Work, marking […]

Samsung Adds Good Technology to Its Knox Platform

Samsung today announced the launch of Good for Samsung Knox. Good Technology has long offered mobile enterprise applications and services, including corporate email and application management tools. Samsung’s Knox security platform has been certified for use with the U.S. Department of Defense. Samsung has been looking to score large-scale handset deployments within companies. Combining Good’s […]

BlackBerry, Samsung Announce Security Pack

BlackBerry and Samsung have agreed to sell one another’s security software. The joint effort is meant to help Samsung sell more phones and to help BlackBerry win more BES customers. Samsung’s Knox security platform is embedded on many of its devices. It can be used to separate work and personal information, as well as secure […]

Samsung Knox Android Security Suite Called “Security by Obscurity”

Reports have begun to circulate about a pervasive flaw in Samsung’s Knox security software for Android phones. The technology, which is the foundation of Android 5.0 Lollipop’s enhanced protections has come under fire by a lone, previously unknown researcher, previously unknown to the field, who calls the effort merely “security by obscurity.” Samsung Knox is […]

Samsung Will Add Biometrics to Low-Cost Phones

Samsung executive Rhee In-jong today said the company plans to increase the use of biometrics in its mobile devices and will eventually make them available to low-cost smartphones. Samsung recently added a fingerprint scanner to the Galaxy S5 as one of several security options. Owners can choose to use their fingerprint, rather than a password, […]

Samsung Joins Forces with SAP to Strengthen Android Security

At Mobile World Congress, Samsung detailed Knox, an addition to its SAFE (Samsung for Enterprise) initiative designed to give its Android devices an extra layer of security. With Knox (as in Fort Knox), Samsung plans to up the ante in its push to limit the danger of malware, an issue that stubbornly continues to be […]

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