With the presence of Android L is getting closer , Google continues to strive to enhance the new OS. One of the new features brought is layered encryption system that will make user data more secure. Unfortunately, iOS 8 was already wearing the data encryption feature.
Google actually has had this feature since Android Jelly Bean. However, existing data encryption system is only optional, and many users are not aware of its existence. Later, only with the Android update to Android KitKat L, Android devices will directly implement encryption without having to setup the system manually. Users only need to add a password only.
Steps taken by Google and Apple to implement automatic data encryption system on the gadget that runs the latest OS they regarded as a defense mechanism against the efforts of the government spies. Especially after the recognition of the controversial NSA agent Edward Snowden.
Thanks to the presence of the encryption system, only users who can open up their data via a password or passcode. In fact, Apple and Google as the maker of the iOS and Android 8 L of data the user can not see them.