Android has the concept of hardware backed security as TEE and in latest Android i.e., Android Pie devices can have a HSM (Strongbox).

  1. What is the actual difference between TEE and HSM?
  2. Does Android HSM can be used as a cryptography solution such as a Whitebox solution?
  3. Does TEE can be used for the same purpose as mentioned in question 2?
  • Does TEE refer to Trusted Execution Environment in this context?
    – forest
    Oct 10, 2018 at 4:47
  • Yes, TEE refers to a Trusted Execution Environment.
    – SAR
    Oct 10, 2018 at 6:58
  • 4
    Answered here stackoverflow.com/questions/52718019/…
    – Dori
    Jun 7, 2019 at 12:37


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