In today’s day and age, there is nothing more important than safety and security when using any mobile device. This is something Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) and Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) are well aware of.
Before we go any further, let’s note that both Android and iOS are well known for security. If the Pentagon is willing to look into other options, as we discussed here, it is safe to say that consumers will be just fine in terms of safety and security.
What’s up with Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)?
If we know anything about Larry Page and his team, it is that they are dedicated to the safety and security of their Android operating system.
This is something the company recently tackled on its official blog.
When it comes to Android device protection, Google wants you to know that there are several simple things you can do.
From locking your device screen to avoiding suspicious apps to relying on the soon to be released “Android Device Manager,” you have options.
Google even has a website devoted to this. You can access it here.
Is Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) up to Snuff?
Although Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) is doing big things in terms of safety and security, Apple has not taken a back seat.
Let’s put it this way: anything Android can do Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) can do just as well, if not better.
A couple months back, we reached out to U.S. Defense Press Officer Lt Col Damien Pickart for some more information on what Cupertino has to offer in terms of security. Here is what he had to say:
“The Department of Defense is working towards establishing a multi-vendor environment that supports a variety of devices and operating systems, to include Samsung, Apple Inc. and BlackBerry.”
If you are interested in learning more iPhone security tips, check out this piece from Intego. There are nine tips you can follow to keep your Apple smartphone secure at all times.
Who is the Big Winner?
No matter if you use an Android or iOS smartphone, you are a big winner when it comes to protection, safety, and security.
From Larry Page at Google to Tim Cook and Jony Ive at Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), these companies share the goal of helping users stay safe.
Want to learn more about Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) Android security? You can do so by checking out the following video (thanks to Jon Larimer, Kenny Root):