Apple Platform Security Outlines Why You Should Choose iOS Over Google: Here Are Other Details – Tech Times

Apple’s new “Apple Platform Security” guide is the giant tech firm’s latest innovation to inform its users that macOS Big Sur, watchOS, and iOS are still better systems than Google’s Android system.

Apple Unveils Security Features That Will Want You to Choose iOS or MacOS Over Google: Here are the Specific Info

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA – JUNE 11: Apple CEO Tim Cook delivers the keynote address at the Apple 2012 World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) at Moscone West on June 11, 2012 in San Francisco, California. Apple unveiled a slew of new hardware and software updates at the company’s annual developer conference which runs through June 15.

Previously, Apple was reportedly integrating new security features such as opening the iPhone using Apple Watch and a new anti-tracking feature in its upcoming iOS 14.5 updates. And now, Apple wants to reiterate some reasons why its device systems are still better compared to those offered by Google.

According to Forbes‘ latest report, the new Apple Platform Security guide is not updated, which has grown from 39 pages up to a whopping 196 pages. The new security feature module focuses on the new security features in macOS 11 Big Sur, Apple Silicon Macs, watchOS 7, and iOS 14.

The latest Apple Platform Security

Apple’s new Platform Security guide update shows how many new security features it has integrated into its devices. It also highlights that Apple owns its entire ecosystem of services, software, and hardware, which is different from Google since its competitor is working with other manufacturers and developers to create its products and other services.

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“Every Apple device combines hardware, software, and services designed to work together for maximum security and a transparent user experience in service of the ultimate goal of keeping personal information safe,” said Apple via Forbes.

“Apple devices protect not only the device and its data but the entire ecosystem, including everything users do locally, on networks, and with key internet services,” added the company.

Right now, Apple’s new innovation impresses many experts and analysts. Sean Wright, application security SME lead at Immersive Labs said that he is very impressed that Apple released a security module that includes all the advanced security features it is integrated into its devices.

This will also help users to know what they are getting into once they choose Apple flagships over other brands.

What Apple’s new module highlights

To help you understand what the new Apple Platform Security, here are some of the details it contains;

  • Hardware security and biometrics: The silicon and hardware that forms the foundation for security on Apple devices, including the Secure Enclave, a dedicated AES cryptographic engine, Touch ID, and Face ID
  • App security: The software and services that provide a safe app ecosystem and enableapps to run securely and without compromising platform integrity
  • Services security: Apple’s services for identification, password management, payments, communications, and finding lost devices
  • System security: The integrated hardware and software functions that provide for the safe boot, update, and ongoing operation of Apple operating systems
  • Encryption and Data Protection: The architecture and design that protects user data if the device is lost or stolen or if an unauthorized person or process attempts to use ormodify it

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