Beta security platform for mobile devices. Provides encryption of the entire system, including a firewall blocking outgoing connections from Android apps and selective permission for apps to communicate with specific servers.
Displays information about the WLANs available in your environment, such as their SSID, MAC address, channel, encryption and signal strength. Offers GPS support. Android version available on Google Play.
Client for communicating with any IPSec gateway (compatibility list available at http://www.ncp.de). Includes a personal firewall. Separate versions available for Pocket PCs, smartphones and Symbian devices.
Transparently embeds a Dropbox directory as a drive in Windows and encodes files stored there according to the AES 256 standard. Works with individual files and decrypts these by reading them in real time so that they can be used as unencrypted files. The free version is restricted to 2GB.
Comprehensive password manager for Macs that saves all passwords as an encrypted file and allows login credentials to be exchanged between common web browsers. According to the developer, it can also generate more secure passwords. A Windows version is also available, as is an iOS app.
Extensive security software for Android devices. Offers (among others) functions for virus protection, privacy control, data backup and recovery, performance optimisation as well as protection against theft and loss. Also protects email and SMS folders from spam messages. Developer web site currently unavailable.
Comprehensive anti-virus software for Android devices that includes automatic scans and theft protection by locking the telephone. In contrast to anti-virus free, the pro version provides real-time SMS protection and VIP support, and doesn’t display any ads.
Creates one or more virtual disk drives the data on which is automatically encrypted before being saved. Can also be started from a USB stick so doesn’t require installation. The data can also be read in Linux systems by means of dm-crypt.
Theft and data protection for mobile phones that enables you to operate your mobile remotely by SMS and to lock all its functions. After the SIM card has been swapped out, the software secretly sends the new telephone number to previously defined phone numbers. If your phone is GPS-enabled, it can also tell you its exact location. Fast and secure download from The H
Ensures your internet connection remains encrypted when surfing using public WLAN hotspots and prevents it being eavesdropped on by outsiders, by setting up a VPN connection to the manufacturer’s internet gateway. Also available as an iOS version.
Real-time protection tool for Android smartphones. The anti-virus protection shields the mobile device against attacks from viruses or mobile spyware, the firewall prevents hackers from being able to infiltrate the device and the data encryption software protects data from unauthorised access. An SMS spam filter is also included. The technology is based on that of the well-known Norton products.
Parental control and internet filter software. Categorises and blocks web sites. Free for home use. Installation requires registration with the manufacturer. Also available as an iOS version from the iTunes Store.