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Samsung takes Galaxy security to next level

  • Published at 10:25 am October 3rd, 2021

It protects the users’ personal information in real-time and proactively defends even the newest of threats persisting in the online and offline spheres.

Samsung has announced that their Galaxy devices will now receive regular security updates for a minimum of four years after the initial phone release. 

This means Galaxy products, launched in 2019, will now receive at least four years of Samsung Knox security protection and other top-notch security features provided by the smartphone brand, according to a press release. 

Eligible Galaxy devices include – Galaxy Foldables (Fold, Fold 5G, Z Fold2, Z Fold2 5G, Z Flip, Z Flip 5G); Galaxy S series (S10, S10+, S10e, S10 5G, S10 Lite, S20, S20 5G, S20+, S20+ 5G, S20 Ultra, S20 Ultra 5G, S20 FE, S20 FE 5G, S21 5G, S21+ 5G, S21 Ultra 5G); Galaxy Note series (Note10, Note10 5G, Note10+, Note10+ 5G, Note10 Lite, Note20, Note20 5G, Note20 Ultra, Note20 Ultra 5G); Galaxy A series (A10, A10e, A10s, A20, A20s, A30, A30s, A40, A50, A50s, A60, A70, A70s, A80, A90 5G, A11, A21, A21s, A31, A41, A51, A51 5G, A71, A71 5G, A02s, A12, A32 5G, A42 5G); Galaxy M series (M10s, M20, M30, M30s, M40, M11, M12, M21, M31, M31s, M51); Galaxy XCover series (XCover4s, XCover FieldPro, XCover Pro); and Galaxy Tab series (Tab Active Pro, Tab Active3, Tab A 8 (2019), Tab A with S Pen, Tab A 8.4 (2020), Tab A7, Tab S5e, Tab S6, Tab S6 5G, Tab S6 Lite, Tab S7, Tab S7+). 

By extending support for security updates delivered on a monthly, quarterly, or biannual basis, Samsung is now giving its users peace of mind, ensuring that their data shall be protected for as long as they use their Galaxy device.

Samsung is popular among millions of users across the world because of its substantial security system Samsung Knox, its defence-grade security platform, and cutting-edge technologies such as the industry’s strongest security chip, the embedded Secure Element (eSE) – a Secure Processor to protect against physical attacks – and the recently introduced ‘Knox Vault.’ 

It protects the users’ personal information in real-time and proactively defends even the newest of threats persisting in the online and offline spheres. 

It has collaborated with over 1000 partners to establish security standards for all Android devices, including the first-of-its-kind regular security update program in 2015, and partnered with the broader security research community to ensure consumers have the most secure mobile experience possible.

“At Samsung, our number one priority is offering the best and most secure mobile experience to our users, and we’re constantly optimizing the security of our products and services,” said Seungwon Shin, VP and Head of Security Team at Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics. 

He added: “Mobile devices play such an important role in our lives, it’s only natural that we want to hold onto them longer. That’s why, thanks to the latest technology advancements, we’re committing to securing Galaxy devices for even longer so that everything that should be kept protected stays protected.”

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