Knox is a multi-layered technology built into both the hardware and software of Samsung’s latest devices. From the Hardware Root of Trust to the Android Framework, Knox constantly verifies the integrity of the device and detects any tampering, ensuring your data is more secure.
Security Enhancements for Android protect applications and data by strictly defining what each process is allowed to do, and what data it can access. SE for Android help to secure a device by using domains, rights, security policies and Mandatory Access Control.
- TIMA KeyStore
- Real-time Kernel Protection
Secure Boot prevents unauthorized bootloaders and kernels from being loaded onto the device. This means that your device has not been tampered with and the Knox container can be loaded.
Trusted Boot ensures that the bootloader and OS kernel are the originals from the factory. This is done by recording the original device measurements and consistently checking the device at the start up to make sure these measurements haven't changed.
The Hardware Root of Trust is a set of security mechanisms built into device hardware that flag any time the device's default controls have been altered. These include Secure Boot Key and Device Root Key, which perform authentication and encryption operations associated with the device.