Debunking Android security Myths with data Android has a poor reputation in the market around security. This is especially damaging in the Enterprise space where security is of prime importance. In this talk I will review data in several reports to highlight the reality of security in Android, changes Google has made to their tools and processes to enhance security, and best practices to demonstrate to Enterprise customers that Android apps the audience builds are secure. I will review how features introduced in Android 6.0, Google Mobile Services and third party extensions collaborate to provide to the market state of art solutions. This talk will answer questions like: 1. Android threats, real or FUD? 2. Security updates, why are they critical for the Enterprise market 3. Security and Long Life Cycle of Android devices, what are the market best practices Attendees will leave knowing how to speak the security and strength of the Android platform.
Chuck Bolen is the Chief Architect for Mobile Computing Business at Zebra Technologies. Zebra builds rugged enterprise mobile computers using Android for use by retail, transportation, warehouse, healthcare and other industries. Chuck leads the technical strategy, design and is the main technical customer interface for OS Integration, security, device management and developer extensions for the Zebra Mobile Computing portfolio.
Bill Hecox is an Android Developer Evangelist and technical communications specialist with Zebra Technologies. Along with providing development support to customers and partners via Zebra’s Developer Community, he also develops Android system utilities and tools featured on Zebra’s Android Devices.