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Samsung taps DOD tech maestro to conduct craving push

Samsung Electronics has allocated a former CIO of a U.S. Department of Defense to assistance a tellurian pull to enhance a mobile craving business.

Terry Halvorsen served as arch information officer during a Pentagon from 2015 until this year. Before that, he served as deputy commander of a Navy Cyber Forces and emissary commander of a Naval Network Warfare Command.

At Samsung, he will be an executive clamp boss and tellurian craving confidant to J.K. Shin, boss of Samsung’s Mobile Communications division.

Samsung pronounced it wants Halvorsen to assistance enhance a business in a corporate, government, and regulated industries space, where there are aloft final on security.

Samsung has been aggressively pulling into these areas with Knox, a mobile craving confidence height formed on hardware encryption.

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The Samsung Knox trademark is seen during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Mar 1, 2017.

Samsung’s mobile phone business recently took a strike with a large remember of a Note 7 smartphone after a handful of models of a phone held fire. Battery problems were blamed.

However, a long-term outcome on a code appears limited. The association recently pronounced that it has perceived 720,000 pre-orders for a new Samsung S8 and S8 Plus smartphones in South Korea. The phone is a initial flagship handset on sale given a Note 7 problems, and those preorders overtake a S7 and S7 Plus.

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