Northrop Grumman Australia, HTC Corporation collaborate to develop secure smartphone solutions

northrop grumman 112Northrop Grumman M5 Network Security, an Australian subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corporation announced on March 30 an agreement with HTC Corporation, a global innovator in smart mobile devices and technology.

With corporate, critical infrastructure and government organisations concerned about the increasingly hostile cybersecurity environment, the collaboration between Northrop Grumman and HTC will bring together market-leading capabilities to set a new standard of data security for mobile devices. The collaboration will enable the continued development of next-generation secure devices, enabling users to access highly sensitive data through intuitive applications on smartphones.

“We are extremely pleased to announce this collaboration with HTC,” said Ian Irving, chief executive, Northrop Grumman Australia. “Northrop Grumman Australia has become a global centre of excellence for secure mobile communications across our company. Our proven Secure Communications System earned the prestigious 2015 Eureka Prize for Outstanding Science for Safeguarding Australia. Combining high performance HTC commercial technology with our globally accessible security platform, developed from the Secure Communications System, will build on this success. Together we are a formidable team capable of developing world-leading security solutions to meet current and future requirements of industry and government.”

Northrop Grumman M5 Network Security is developing a range of high assurance solutions for Android-based platforms as part of its next-generation secure communications mobile program. In addition to addressing the commercial market, the program includes solutions designed to meet or exceed the highest U.S. government accreditation and certification standards.

Source: Northrop Grumman Corporation