System and hardware security options available for users on devices running Android operating system


Abstract

Producer of Android operating system have been trying to offer ways to protect digital data on devices since 1st version of this platform. Development of possibilities of operating system and new technological solutions allows to launch more innovate protections, which are not only more secure, but also very comfortable in everyday usage. This article presents comparison of available solutions, both in terms of the best protection and convenience of usage. The topic of convenience of usage required research to collect information about the most popular configurations among users. The analysis of security level of available locks and obtained results allowed to verify whether owners of devices running Android operating system are properly securing digital data stored in internal memory of their devices


Keywords

Android, security; locks; safety

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Published : 2018-11-30


Borysiewicz, T. (2018). System and hardware security options available for users on devices running Android operating system . Journal of Computer Sciences Institute, 8, 220-225. https://doi.org/10.35784/jcsi.684

Tomasz Borysiewicz  borysiewicztomasz@gmail.com
Institute of Computer Science, Lublin University of Technology, Nadbystrzycka 36B, 20-618 Lublin, Poland  Poland