Android is a software stack for mobile devices that includes an operating system, middleware and key applications. Google Inc. purchased the initial developer of the software, Android Inc., in 2005. Android's mobile operating system is based on a modified version of the Linux kernel. Google and other members of the Open Handset Alliance collaborated on Android's development and release. The Android Open Source Project (AOSP) is tasked with the maintenance and further development of Android. The Android operating system is the world's best-selling Smartphone platform.

What Google Sees For The Future Of Android Security

In San Francisco at Structure Security 2017, Google's lead Android security engineer Adrian Ludwig talked about the evolution of Android security and new steps the company is taking to make Android more secure.