Mobile security: Samsung Knox 2.4 vs. Android for Work

Knox 2.4 is a much more capable security system than Google's Android for Work, but it's not good for BYOD scenarios

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When Samsung's Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge smartphones ship on April 10, they'll come with the newest version of Samsung's mobile security technology, Knox 2.4, already installed. But they'll also support Google's new security technology, Android for Work. Which should you use?

The answer depends on your approach to mobile technology deployments.

BYOD versus company-issued mobile strategy

Knox 2.4 has more advanced capabilities than Android for Work, but Knox 2.4 works only with higher-end Samsung smartphones and tablets running Android 5.0 Lollipop.

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