Broadband  |  2024-06-21

Bittium Tough Mobile 2 C Approved as an Information Security Solution for NATO Restricted Level Use

Curated by: Gert Jan Wolf - Editor-in Chief for The Critical Communications Review

NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCIA) has approved Bittium Tough Mobile 2 C solution as NATO Information Assurance Product for NATO Restricted level use. The solution has been listed on the NATO Information Assurance Product Catalogue (NIAPC) .  

Bittium’s secure mobile communication solution meets the very high security requirements of governmental organizations. The solution consists of Bittium Tough Mobile™ 2 C smartphone, Bittium Secure Suite™ encryption and device management software, and Bittium Secure Call™ application for end-to-end encrypted communication. Tough Mobile 2 C has a unique dual-boot functionality that makes it a device with two separate operating modes, Personal and Confidential. Hardened Android™ operating system in the Personal mode is for personal use where for example social media applications are available. Operating system in the Confidential mode is completely separated and hardened for secure use. Secure Suite device management and encryption software product enables efficient utilization of the information security features of the Tough Mobile smartphones, reliable mobile device management, remote attestation, and secure data transmission of the device.

“We are very excited that our products are now approved for NATO Restricted communications. Governmental organizations in NATO countries can now benefit from an excellent and proven solution that offers end-to-end encrypted mobile communications for their requirements”,

says Mr. Tommi Kangas, Senior Vice President, Defense & Security at Bittium