About Knox

What is Samsung Knox?

Samsung Knox is a combination of a proven security foundation built into Samsung devices, and a mature suite of business solutions leveraging this platform, Secured by Knox.

Knox security platform

The Knox platform is anchored in the actual chipset of the device during the manufacturing stage. Knox protects both businesses and consumers using Samsung phones, tablets, and wearables.

Knox cloud solutions

Our portfolio of Knox cloud solutions allows businesses to configure, customize, deploy, and manage their devices to meet various and specific needs.

The Knox security platform is built into Samsung devices, securing them from the moment you unpack and turn them on.

These devices are Secured by Knox, with multi-layered hardware and software security features that are always enabled. The Knox platform contains overlapping defense and security mechanisms that protect your data against intrusion, malware, and malicious threats.

The Knox security platform is also the foundation for various solutions and services, including personal Samsung apps and Knox business solutions.

Look for Samsung products marked with as our vouch for security.

Chip-up manufacturing

Samsung designs, manufactures, and validates every piece of hardware that goes into Samsung devices.

Data isolation

Built into every component, your sensitive data can be completely isolated in a secure place.

Data encryption

With the Knox security platform, your data is stored and remains in an encrypted state, even in the event of theft or loss.

Run-time protection

Your Samsung device is always running in a safe state, blocking any unauthorized access to your phone's kernel, in real-time.

Advanced platform features

Knox Platform for Enterprise provides advanced security and management features for business users. See the features available for Samsung Android and Tizen wearable devices.

Or learn more about key security features only available on Knox.


Devices supporting Knox solutions

See Samsung smartphones, tablets, and wearables Secured by Knox, and Knox solutions supported.


Why Knox?

1 B+

Samsung devices secured

70 M+

devices managed daily


businesses supported worldwide

Since first introduced in 2013, Knox has secured over 1 billion Samsung devices and is being used to manage over 50 million devices daily. Trusted around the world, Knox has helped over 15,000 businesses around the world achieve their goals.

Trusted by security experts and government agencies

Knox platform 3.2 received 27 of 30
ratings in Gartner report*

Knox has elevated the perception of Android as a secure, stable, and enterprise-capable mobile operating system across a wide range of use cases. In a 2019 Gartner report*, Knox platform received 27 out of 30 strong ratings.

Common Criteria
FIPS 140-2 (USA, Canada)
ANSSI (France)
CCN (Spain)
AIVD (Netherlands)
Traficom (Finland)
ISCCC (China)
STRK (Kazakhstan)
Common Criteria
FIPS 140-2 (USA, Canada)

ANSSI (France)
CCN (Spain)
AIVD (Netherlands)
Traficom (Finland)
ISCCC (China)
STRK (Kazakhstan)

Knox has achieved more global government security and third-party analyst certifications than any other device, platform, or operating system.

Beyond mobile

Security, safety, and trust are in Samsung's DNA. With more endpoints connecting to the network, our commitment is to ensure that our Knox security platform and accompanying suite of Knox solutions are future-proof to meet the growing needs of our customers going forward

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