Cog Systems’ Secure Virtualization Available in Qualcomm Snapdragon Platforms

Cog Systems’ Secure Virtualization Available in Qualcomm Snapdragon Platforms

Cog Systems’ Secure Virtualization Available in Qualcomm Snapdragon Platforms

Cybersecurity software provider Cog Systems, leaders in securing IoT, has been chosen by Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, to provide virtualization-based security for its Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ platforms, in a collaboration agreement announced by the company today.

Cog’s security and virtualization APIs will be available in select Snapdragon mobile platforms, including the recently launched Snapdragon 855. This will enable connected devices, such as Android phones and IoT devices, to access Cog’s virtualized modular security technology, known as D4 Secure.

D4 Secure is a security and virtualization platform for connected devices that offers uncompromised performance and flexibility. Cog’s virtualization enables end-point innovation through modularity and provides a platform for myriad use cases like advanced biometrics, AI and machine learning algorithms, simultaneous dual OS, and others without compromising security or performance.

Cog’s products are used by more than 30 organizations globally such as HTC, as well as US and international government and defense agencies. This collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies is expected to put Cog’s security into the toolkit of OEMs, and devices worldwide.

“Adding Cog’s virtualization technology to our chipset platforms enhances our already robust security and brings significant flexibility for our customers,” said Jesse Seed, Director of Product Management, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. “Simplifying and securing the connected device ecosystem is critical and a key goal for both companies.”

“Qualcomm Technologies’ global reach will enable us to deliver secure-by-design as a global phenomenon rather than best practice,” Dr Daniel Potts, CEO of Cog Systems says.

Snapdragon 855, combined with the Snapdragon X50 modem, has been heralded as a breakthrough for 5G networks, leading AI processing, and blazing fast performance. Cog’s secure by design approach will further enable new use cases that can be enabled as the OEMs embrace virtualization, while ensuring security as a core component of every new design.  

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Cog Systems CEO Daniel Potts is available for interview. Please contact cnerup@cog.systems

For more information on specific use cases in place today, please contact Cog. To gather more information on the updated chipsets, contact Qualcomm.

About Cog Systems

Cog Systems, the solution for securing IoT, has been preparing for the revolution in connected device architecture since 2014. The traditional architecture of IoT and smart devices creates a massive attack surface, forcing security policy to accept high risk, restricted access, which poses a burden on users. By coupling the same modularity techniques used in cloud computing with the fundamentals of security, trustworthiness, robustness and adaptability to enable highly secure connected devices, Cog Systems proactively delivers the assurance of defense grade security for world governments, defense organizations and corporate enterprises. For more information, visit http://cog.systems/

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ABOUT COG SYSTEMS

Cog, the solution for securing IoT, has been preparing for the revolution in connected device architecture since 2014. The traditional architecture of IoT and smart devices creates a massive attack surface, forcing security policy to accept high risk, restricted access, which poses a burden on users. By coupling the same modularity techniques used in cloud computing with the fundamentals of security, trustworthiness, robustness, and adaptability to enable highly secure connected devices, Cog proactively delivers the assurance of defense-grade security for world governments, defense organizations, and corporate enterprises. In addition, the company now offers the first secure smartphone with the most certifications on the U.S. Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC) list.