Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (005930) Partners With Mobile Security Company Lookout
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (KRX:005930) has partnered with mobile security company Lookout. Lookout, based in San Francisco, focuses on securing mobile devices. Lookout is launching a new service called Lookout For Business later this year.
Lookout’s software will integrate with Samsung’s Knox software, which secures Android devices. Lookout’s business product will work on both iOS and Android.
“I think it is a very strong first step in allowing businesses to keep their devices safe,” stated Lookout CTO Kevin Mahaffey in an interview.
Lookout works with cellular operators and currently has around 45 million users.
Lookout’s Mobile Security applications for Android and iOS helps block threats on smartphones and tablets. The company is able to block mobile malware, phishing, malicious websites, and malicious apps. Lookout also offers mobile backup solutions.