In Android 14, Google added a new security capability that allows IT managers to block support for 2G cellular networks in their controlled device fleet.
The search engine giant announced the addition of a second user setting to disable support for null-ciphered cellular connections at the model level.
“The Android Security Model assumes that all networks are hostile in order to keep users safe from network packet injection, tampering, or eavesdropping on user traffic,” explained Roger Piqueras Jover, Yomna Nasser, and Sudhi Herle.
To address this threat model, Android does not rely on link-layer encryption read more New Android 14 Security Feature Now IT Admins Can Disable 2G Networks with .
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