- General Dynamics C4 Systems to add its defense-grade cyber and information security technology to Samsung’s line of SAFE wireless phones and tablet computers
- The commercial off the shelf products will deliver unprecedented information and cyber security for government, law enforcement and others who rely on wireless communications products
- The enhanced Samsung SAFE products should be available by mid-2013 and will be sold by General Dynamics and through government contract vehicles
General Dynamics C4 Systems will integrate its defense-grade cyber and information security technologies into the family of Samsung Approved for Enterprise (SAFE) smartphones and tablet computers. These SAFE devices will also be upgraded with the new Samsung Secure Android platform and are designed to deliver a cost-effective commercial solution for customers ranging from the military and government agencies, to law enforcement and public safety, to financial, utility and other industry personnel who need to browse the public Internet as well as access secure networks.
The secure technologies that General Dynamics will integrate into the Samsung products are similar to those trusted to protect information classified from the Secret level and below for the U.S. Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, federal agencies and coalition partners. The enhanced Samsung products should be available by mid-2013 and will be sold by General Dynamics and through government contract vehicles such as the General Services Administration (GSA).
With 20 different Samsung SAFE devices available at all major U.S. carriers, price points and form factors, Samsung gives customers the ability to choose a mobile device that works best for each organization’s unique operating environment and budget parameters. In addition to enhanced security provided by General Dynamics, SAFE smartphones and tablets provide organizations with a holistic enterprise mobility solution that ensures IT compliance and serves as a resource for enterprises needing a simple, yet comprehensive strategy for deploying Android devices into their networks.
The Samsung SAFE devices with defense-grade security will join General Dynamics C4 Systems’ growing line of commercial broadband solutions and networking products. The company designs, manufacturers and delivers trusted and secure communications systems, command and control systems and operational hardware to customers within the U.S. Department of Defense, federal and civilian agencies, the intelligence community and international customers.