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DarkMatter Group the Gulf's leading digital and cyber transformation firm has unveiled the next generation of its mobile devices to a global audience at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.The KATIM® R01 is the world's first ultra-secure smartphone designed to withstand extreme field conditions. It has been specifically designed for individuals operating in defence and the emergency services as well as the construction mining transport energy and oil and gas industries.The handset is smart and secure as well as highly durable. Its full suite of apps is encased in a hardened tamper-proof hardware and contains a hardened OS with a hardware-based crypto root of trust. It has been designed to meet two separate military level standards for resilience and can handle being dropped run over and immersed in water for 30 minutes.It is optimized for those working in extreme conditions with supporting features including good grip extra loud audio for noisy environments dedicated buttons for Push-to-Talk and SOS plus a touch screen that remains accurate in gloved or wet hand operations. It has a unique ruggedized design to withstand drops vibration water and dust high humidity altitude extreme temperatures and more. "We have combined our expertise in secure communications with everything the mobile market expects in one handset while aligning it with a great user experience. During the design phase we challenged the brightest minds in the industry to create a design that withstands extreme field conditions. The KATIM® R01 provides peace of mind to businesses and governments operating in extraordinarily tough environments where smart swift and secure communication is critical" said Karim Sabbagh CEO of DarkMatter Group. DarkMatter is a leading proponent of mobile security and runs its own mobile device security testing facility xen1thLabs from the UAE as well as R&D centers in Finland and Canada.The KATIM® range includes the KATIM® and KATIM® R01 phones KATIM® OS KATIM® Apps: Messenger and Email and the KATIM® Command Centre.Fore more information visit www.katim.comSOURCE DarkMatter GroupRelated Linkshttp://www.katim.com/
DarkMatter CEO Karim Sabbagh explains why digital security threats are key issue for governments and businesses. (Illustration by Luis Grañena) LONDON: Cybersecurity looks like becoming the big theme of this year and maybe for many years to come. In a survey in January by the World Economic Forum the threat of cyberattack was mentioned as one of the most serious global threats by business leaders; in the Middle East it was an especially...