Mobile and Wireless: Samsung SAFE Boosts Smartphone Security, but Convenience Takes a Hit

By Cameron Sturdevant  |  Posted 2012-07-25 Print this article Print
Device Encryption and Management

Device Encryption and Management

Samsung SAFE devices can be encrypted, can be managed by a host of enterprise-class MDM platforms and showed that, on the whole, they are ready for business use.
The Samsung SAFE (Samsung Approved for Enterprise) designates handsets that can use strong, AES 256-bit encryption for both the phone and removable memory, enterprise-class mobile-device management (MDM) and VPN technology while also integrating with Microsoft Exchange and Active Directory.
Cameron Sturdevant Cameron Sturdevant is the executive editor of Enterprise Networking Planet. Prior to ENP, Cameron was technical analyst at PCWeek Labs, starting in 1997. Cameron finished up as the eWEEK Labs Technical Director in 2012. Before his extensive labs tenure Cameron paid his IT dues working in technical support and sales engineering at a software publishing firm . Cameron also spent two years with a database development firm, integrating applications with mainframe legacy programs. Cameron's areas of expertise include virtual and physical IT infrastructure, cloud computing, enterprise networking and mobility. In addition to reviews, Cameron has covered monolithic enterprise management systems throughout their lifecycles, providing the eWEEK reader with all-important history and context. Cameron takes special care in cultivating his IT manager contacts, to ensure that his analysis is grounded in real-world concern. Follow Cameron on Twitter at csturdevant, or reach him by email at

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