BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile World Congress 2013 -- General Dynamics C4 Systems today announced a strategic partnership with Samsung to incorporate its "GD Protected" technology into Samsung GALAXY devices running the Samsung KNOX™. Samsung KNOX is an end-to-end secure platform that provides security hardening from the hardware to the application layer. GD Protected provides unprecedented security for commercial smartphones, tablets and applications, including the data stored on mobile devices. Customers who buy the new Samsung KNOX enabled devices can also purchase the GD Protected technology, enabling mobile workers to access the public Internet and secure enterprise networks using a single, secure, commercial off-the-shelf Samsung device. GD Protected technology for Samsung KNOX enabled devices will be available in the second quarter of 2013.
"General Dynamics has been securing the nation's most sensitive information for more than 50 years, which means the technology we deliver to Samsung KNOX enabled devices can be trusted to the highest levels," said Chris Marzilli, president, General Dynamics C4 Systems. "Whether they are connected to their employer's secure network or mapping an address using the Internet, mobile workers will have the same experience that they have come to expect when using their personal smartphones."
"We are pleased to partner with General Dynamics, a world leader in defense-grade security products," said Dr. Injong Rhee, senior vice president, Technology Strategy and B2B R&D group for Samsung Electronics. "The Samsung KNOX solution with GD Protected will deliver unprecedented end-to-end security solutions to our customers in the public sector and regulated industries."
Demonstrations of the GD Protected technology will take place during the Mobile World Congress in the Samsung booth Hall 3 Stand 3B94 or by visiting suite Hall 2 MR250. To schedule a one-on-one demonstration during the Mobile World Congress, call: +1 888-897-3148 or send your request to [email protected].
About secure mobility solutions from General Dynamics
GD Protected secure mobility solutions deliver unprecedented security for commercial smartphones, tablets and applications, including the data stored on them. Designed for the mobile workforce in government, military and regulated enterprises, General Dynamics' GD Protected solutions let users securely access restricted and open networks to talk, text and video conference – all while using one commercial smartphone, handset or tablet with the superior user experience people expect. Additional information about the features and capabilities of GD Protected technology is available at www.gdc4s.com/gdprotected.
General Dynamics C4 Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been providing information security technology, products and systems to the U.S. government, military and industry customers for more than 50 years with more than 300,000 trusted encryption devices in place worldwide.
More information about General Dynamics is available online at www.generaldynamics.com.
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