ZTE teams-up with Intrepidus to make its smartphones more secure

ZTE teams-up with Intrepidus to make its smartphones more secure

ZTE is teaming-up with NCC Group’s Intrepidus — which is a leading provider of mobile application and device security services — to (obviously) make its smartphones (and tablets) more secure.

Under the deal, Intrepidus will evaluate the security mechanisms of ZTE-made smartphones, including identifying potential vulnerabilities; conducting penetration testing of ZTE device management interfaces and ZTE device features; and performing reverse engineering and source code review. As a result, ZTE should be able to deliver a wide range of “smart, stylish choices” for smartphone users with the added peace of mind that their device is secure.

The press release goes on suggesting that this is just a first step in a series of actions the Chinese company plans to take regarding smartphone security. In other words, ZTE is preparing to enter the enterprise market and offer products that come with a “great dose of security” out of box. We’ll see how that goes…

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