PRIVACY AND SECURITY

At Qualcomm, privacy and security are top of mind.

A strong foundation of privacy and security is critical to the growth and success of the wireless industry. It supports user trust and the adoption of new and exciting mobile technologies. It makes more personalized wireless offerings possible.

Qualcomm is committed to processing personal data responsibly and making data more secure. We’ve made significant efforts to incorporate privacy and security measures across our company, in our products and services, and within the broader mobile industry.

Our privacy principles inform our practices.

Qualcomm invents technologies to benefit people, enterprises, and society. Information collected from users’ devices can greatly assist our development efforts. We believe that the collection of this information should be based on a foundation of responsible security and privacy practices, promote trust, and respect individuals’ privacy. Our efforts to implement and enable responsible privacy and data security practices are informed by our guiding principles.

We have a team dedicated to privacy and data security.

Qualcomm has hundreds of people who are dedicated to privacy and data security. These employees specialize in product security, privacy, information security, risk management, application security, third-party security assessments, investigations and counter-threat analysis, security operations, physical security, privacy law, stakeholder engagement, and more. Our privacy and data security team is advised by a steering committee that meets regularly and addresses privacy through the varying viewpoints that characterize our diverse company.

Our security solutions are engineered for maximum protection.

Qualcomm® SecureMSM™ Technology

Uniquely based in hardware and software, is the security foundation for billions of devices using Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ processors. It is designed to provide a high level of security, robustness, and high performance while maintaining power efficiency.

Qualcomm® Mobile Security

This suite is built upon the strength of the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ security platform and designed to safeguard an entire device from mobile security threats. The Qualcomm Mobile Security authentication framework is engineered to provide multilevel security. It combines a hardware-level solution with next-generation software for robust biometrics security.

Qualcomm® SafeSwitch ™ Technology

Designed to help prevent device theft and protect user data and privacy. The technology is engineered to work with kill switch software apps that enable users to remotely disable a lost or stolen mobile device and re-enable the device it if it’s found. Qualcomm SafeSwitch is built to confirm that device lock requests are coming from a trustworthy source, helping to decrease the likelihood of malicious device lock attacks.

Qualcomm ® Snapdragon Sense™ ID Biometrics Technologies

Including the Snapdragon Sense ID biometrics platform and Snapdragon Sense ID fingerprint technology, are designed to make more accurate and reliable authentication possible for the world’s mobile devices. Our biometrics technologies offer higher levels of security and enhanced authentication experiences. They’re leading the way toward a better digital life—one without passwords and PIN codes.

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