What does Samsung’s Knox add to Android security?

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Does Samsung’s proprietary security on its Android devices add anything significant other than a catchy name?

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It sounds like it adds a bit of convenience for those who need to separate work and personal data on their phones. Beyond that, it doesn't seem all that important.

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