Android Marshmallow’s 10 most important security features

John E Dunn
John E Dunn

John E Dunn

John is one of the cofounders of Techworld, having previously edited several technology titles including Network World, Network Week and LAN Magazine.

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It’s been a troubled year for Android software vulnerabilities but also a period of huge change for the platform’s security design. The arrival of Android M, aka Marshmallow/6.0, represents a significant step up, even if it is to some extent simply playing catch-up with Apple’s iOS. Every ramp in security buries the original idea of an operating system built by third-parties with Google’s help just a little deeper. Security shows that Google is now driving Android where it wants to go.

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