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Posted by Jeff Vander Stoep, Android Security & Privacy Team

Each Android release comes with great new security and privacy features. When it comes to implementing these new features we always look at ways to measure the impact with data that demonstrates the effectiveness of these improvements. But how do these features map to an overall strategy?
Last week, we released a whitepaper describing The Android Platform Security Model. Specifically we discuss:
The security model which has implicitly informed the Android platform’s security design from the beginning, but has not been formally published or described outside of Google. The context in

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