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Google makes full-disk encryption and secure boot mandatory for some Android 6.0 devices

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, Oct 20, 2015.

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    Google's plan to encrypt user data on Android devices by default will get a new push with Android 6.0, also known as Marshmallow.

    The company requires Android devices capable of decent cryptographic performance to have full-disk encryption enabled in order to be declared compatible with the latest version of the mobile OS.

    Google's first attempt to make default full-disk encryption mandatory for phone manufacturers was with Android 5.0 (Lollipop), but it had to abandon that plan because of performance issues on some devices.

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