New mobile management platform locks down Android for businesses

In a bid to make Android phones more business-friendly, mobile device management technology company Three Laws of Mobility (3LM) will start making its enterprise security platform for Android devices available this week. Founded by Gaurav Mathur and Tom Moss, two former members of Google’s Android team, 3LM has developed an Android-specific technology that gives IT administrators the ability to enforce security policies not just on applications on handsets, but the underlying Android operating system as well.

While 3LM, acquired by Motorola Mobility in February, isn’t the first to deploy a security solution for Android, 3LM president Tom Moss said in a statement that 3LM’s technology is the first to secure the entire Android environment instead of just specific applications. Other solutions either are focused on securing specific applications through integrated management, such as App47, or creating a sandbox on the device like Odyssey Software’s Athena.
According to a statement