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How the Samsung Knox security platform works


Samsung Knox security platform -SAMSUNG

MADRID, July 20 (EDIZIONES/Portaltic) –

Samsung reaffirms its commitment to security with its Samsung Knox platformwhich introduces new functionalities to ensure the protection of consumers and companies after announcing that there are already more than 20,000 companies using these services worldwide.

Since its launch in 2013, Samsung Knox has evolved into one comprehensive security management platform, protecting the mobile devices of millions of users and businesses around the world from the most sophisticated threats.

The Samsung Knox platform is based on the security solutions that Samsung integrates into the chips of the various devices from the very beginning – at the manufacturing stage. In this way, it protects businesses and consumers who use phones, tablets, computers or other branded products.

Overall they are over 100 million Samsung devices “From the moment the user takes it out of the box and turns it on,” the company explains. These devices have multiple layers of “hardware” and “software” security features that are always enabled.

Specifically, they contain overlapping defense and security mechanisms that protect personal or company data from intruders, “malware” and malicious threats. In addition, the Samsung Knox security platform is the basis for various solutions and services, such as B. personal Samsung apps and corporate solutions.


Among the solutions available for users and companies is “Secure Folder”, a private and encrypted space which can be created on Galaxy devices and which allow you to store private data and applications in a completely safe way.

The company’s devices also offer the possibility of control in a simple manner which applications have access to the user’s location and when they can use it. In the same way, advertising can be excluded by the mobile device itself choosing which applications can display advertising.

On the other hand, Samsung devices have a privacy indicator that lets you know right away when an app tries to access your microphone, camera, or location. This allows the user to ward off any threat to the security of their data.

Another interesting feature is the possibility of Use fingerprint as a “key” to access private folders. By connecting with the Samsung Health application, the Samsung Knox platform can also protect the generated indicators and health data, which also affects users.


In addition to this basic security comes the Portfolio of Knox Cloud solutions, which allows organizations to configure, customize, deploy, and manage their devices to meet diverse and specific needs. Knox protects your device from the inside out, so sensitive data stays safe wherever your work takes you.

In the new work context marked by the pandemic and the rise of remote work, cybersecurity risks have skyrocketed. Samsung’s privacy technologies are designed to provide the protection and control that the user requires, and currently the Samsung Knox platform has more than 70 million managed devices per day.

“Our commitment is to ensure that our Samsung Knox security platform and accompanying suite of solutions Work optimally now and in the futureto continue to meet the growing demands of our customers in the future,” affirms the company.

It also includes the solution Samsung Knox vaultwhat works how a security box that physically isolates PIN numbers, passwords, and other private information so that hackers cannot access it. With this tool, Samsung encrypts the most sensitive data and protects it from physical attacks thanks to an improved algorithm that also prevents side-channel attacks.

“Samsung Knox Vault’s ability to store sensitive information such as Android keystore keys, SAKs, biometrics, and blockchain credentials prevents third-party access even if the password has been compromised,” the company concludes.


Source europapress.es

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