Sikur, a mobile security business, has introduced its newest gadget, which the company claims leverages Zero Trust principles to provide consumers with more comprehensive protection.
The Sikur One, created in collaboration with Brazilian firm Multilaser, aims to provide a more secure choice for business and government users when it comes to mobile devices, allowing companies to keep a closer check on individual devices and users.
The French business claims that their new Android gadget is “a proven ultra-safe smartphone, certified for security and flexibility,” and that it comes with a number of features and capabilities to protect users and their data from attackers.
Phone with Zero Trust
Zero Trust principles mean that no one can be trusted when it comes to cybersecurity procedures, and they encompass the tools and services accessible to enterprises to monitor devices and users to ensure that they are secured.
On its website, Sikur states, “Our objective is to rethink the connection between organisations and cybersecurity, as well as the user experience in the process of authentication and access to technological assets.”
Its new gadget has Sikur ID, a service that replaces passwords with authentication tokens to thwart phishing and malware assaults. The user scans a QR Code using a unique cryptographic key saved on their smartphone, which instantly confirms their identity and rights to enable access to networks and systems.
If the phone is ever lost or stolen, it may be “cleaned” (locked or deleted) remotely by the owner’s administration, with data retrieved through the cloud and relocated or restored to another device.
Sikur also claims that the One has “unique secure business communication apps,” such as its own private VPN and Sikur Messenger, which combines messaging, file storage, file sharing, audio and video chats.
All data is saved in a private cloud, and the gadget is securely setup out of the box. Sikur One also prohibits bootloading and third-party app stores for further protection, and bans location services by default, making it difficult to trace users.
The Sikur One won’t be challenging the Samsung Galaxy S21 or iPhone 13 in terms of hardware, but with a 6.5-inch screen, octa-core CPU, 4GB RAM, and 128GB of internal storage (infinitely adjustable up to 512GB with a memory card), all driven by a 4,000 mAh battery, it’s no slouch.
For the time being, you’ll be able to purchase the Sikur One straight from the business, however the company claims it will have some alternatives via its sales channel partners.
For the time being, Engadget says that the Sikur One costs roughly $274, which includes the device as well as a one-year subscription for Sikur Messenger and mobile device management, which will cost $145 per user every year after twelve months.
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