Samsung has officially announced that, US Department of Defense has now approved Samsung’s KNOX security solution and it will be made available for all consumers soon. Earlier it was only available for enterprises, but now it will be available for every one. Samsung KNOX is a great step towards improvement in security on Android platform, which has often been a easy target for malware and rogue apps for steeling data.
For those who are unfamiliar with KNOX, it is a tool which easily integrates itself with Android framework and hardware. And provides a separate execution environment called as “container” for apps to run and store data. Increasing the security of users, Apps are allowed to run outside the container but with limited access to data inside that container. So, that Users can run some trusted apps without any risk. Samsung says that all it’s upcoming devices will be coming with this service and it is working for implementing it to Galaxy S III, Galaxy S4, and Galaxy Note II.