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Samsung KNOX receives the OK from the US to manage classified information

To manage all types of classified information, the US government has approved Samsung security solutions as suitable for Android devices validated by the NIAP.

The data were provided by sources from the South Korean leader, highlighting at the same time that with this fact the result of ten reports of compliance (Memoranda of Agreements – MOAs) – are added to the List of Components of the Commercial Solutions Program (Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC) Program Component List.) The Galaxy S4, Galaxy S5, Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 Edition), Galaxy Note Edge, Galaxy Alpha, Galaxy Tab S 8.4 and Galaxy Tab S 10.5 terminals.

Samsung devices included in this list can be used with government classified networks and data, as they all incorporate the security features provided by Samsung's KNOX platform.

For his part, JK Shin, CEO and president of the IT and Mobile Communications division of Samsung Electronics, is not hesitant to state that the incorporation of the company's mobile devices into the CSfC list is proof of the great security they offer Samsung GALAXY devices thanks to its KNOX platform. At Samsung we continue to develop the best solutions that can solve the security challenges, more complex every time, the executive said.

We are committed to offering the most reliable mobile platform that can meet the needs of professionals in all sectors, from SMEs and large companies to governments and other regulated markets.JK Shin

Before finalizing, it is necessary to mention another important aspect investigated by informants from South Korea.

And in addition to the CSfC list, the company's devices were officially at the beginning of the year- included in the List of Products Approved by the Department of Defense for Information of Sensitive Use (DISA) Department of Defense Approved Products List for Sensitive But Unclassified Use). Samsung is the only manufacturer with mobile devices on both lists, sources said.