To be launched in Nairobi on 16th April 2015, the new phone will among other features come with a mobile security solution, Trustonic for KNOX, presenting a powerful platform that has been advanced to have strong user authentication, single sign-on, secure tokenisation, and enhanced trust for mobile device management.
Ideal for governments and enterprises Trustonic for KNOX is embedded in Samsung’s new flagship Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones and will be made available across a selection of other existing Samsung Galaxy mobile devices via software updates.
Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge integrate the Trustonic Trusted User Interface, which simplifies user authentication by enabling simpler passwords, protects against attempts at click-jacking, and increases end user confidence that transaction approvals are genuine
“We understand the importance of evolving Samsung KNOX to meet the ever-changing needs of enterprise and professional mobile security,” said Robert Ngeru, VP&COO, Samsung Electronics East Africa. “We will continue to provide solutions to our customers and partners that allow them to feel confident and comfortable in using their mobile devices in the workplace. Embedding the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge with Trustonic for KNOX enables ecosystem players to build new services and applications that will take mobile security to a new level,” he added.
Trustonic for KNOX combines the advanced and robust integrated security features of Samsung KNOX with Trustonic TEEs’ hardware-based security to provide a trusted platform for service providers to deliver an enriched, simplified and consistent user experience.
With Android uptake increasing notably in enterprise, Samsung has positioned itself at the forefront as a global leader in the android based mobility market by building defense grade and highly accredited mobile security platforms such as KNOX into its mobile devices and strategically partnering with established technology partners that are crucial in the delivery of comprehensive enterprise solutions. With Trustonic for KNOX, the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge will grant enterprises access to a powerful and stylish device with the potential to unlock employee productivity without sacrificing security along the way.