Google announced that they will be working toward stronger protection of customer data by automatically encrypting users' data on the latest version of Android. The move toward automatic encryption comes just days after Apple announced a similar defense for mobile devices running iOS 8.
On Saturday, Forbes discussed Google’s 2014 vision to make user-generated passwords obsolete. It’s an initiative that deserves praise and is long overdue. Someone is finally taking strong authentication and identity-based security seriously — particularly in the consumer space. It does, however, come with some caveats. Google is demonstrating that identity-based security solutions are available for the masses (i.e., consumers), notDecember 2, 2013 in Enterprise Authentication