April 13, 2021

Samsung Knox Manage is certified safe for use by C-DAC, a Cert-In Empaneled Organization

Samsung Knox Team

Use of mobile devices has grown tremendously and today more than 500 million users are using smartphones in India. The smartphones are more sophisticated and convenient in today’s lifestyle that these are used for almost all kinds of the daily activities, be it shopping, browsing, reading news, playing games, banking and so on. There is an urgent need to ensure safety and security of the mobiles and the applications running through the smart phones. 

The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) is an Indian autonomous scientific society, operating under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India. Samsung India Electronics commissioned the C-DAC services to perform the vulnerability assessment & penetration testing (VAPT) over the Samsung Knox Manage server. Knox Manage is Samsung’s cloud-based Enterprise Mobility Management solution optimized for enterprise customers to manage and monitor employee devices with flexibility and granularity.

The assessment and testing verifies the multiple parameters, and C-DAC approves that the hosted Knox Manage web application is secured from major cyber-attack types. Different security testing techniques (both manual and automated) were employed to address application security vulnerabilities, weaknesses and concerns in the following aspects:

  1. Input validation
  2. Authentication and session management
  3. Access control
  4. Error handling
  5. Data protection
  6. Denial of service
  7. Handling file uploads
  8. Web application fingerprint
  9. Logging and monitoring

Knox Manage with the help of C-DAC, meets the security requirements of hosting and serving the Enterprise Mobility Management solution to the public. Knox Manage strive towards meeting all the current and future State, Central Government, and International standards and Information security regulations, and any newly proposed legislation from the Central Government which may apply to your business.

This certification includes complete vulnerability assessment and penetration testing on the Knox Manage Enterprise Mobility Management Solution as per the OWASP Testing Methodologies and Cert-In Guidelines. The certificate is issued in compliance to OWASP and OWASP Top 10.

Learn more about the VAPT certification of Knox Manage.