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NSA approves Samsung phones for US Government use


The South Korean phone maker is riding high on success lately and another star to its legacy has been added recently as US have cleared the use of the Samsung phones in government.Samsung Knox will be available with the Android L

The Galaxy mobile devices have not been approved in the eyes of the National Security Agency in order to synchronize them with the US Government networks and data. This is an essential boost to the conviction of the company for expanding the security conscious business market.

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The South Korean phone maker has confirmed that the devices like Galaxy S5, Galaxy Note 4 and other smartphones/ tablets have been approved by the joint Jury of National Security Agency and the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

After the validation call, it is now clear that these devices will be considered by the government for use in all departments. They will be used to handle bundle of information.

Samsung has been trying to elevate more and it is evident from the development of KNOX, which is essentially software that deals with the security of the business clients. The interesting part here is that such software was spotted in the devices that have been approved recently as well.

At the beginning of the year, the South Korean phone maker had joined hands with Google on the decision of involving KNOX mobile security software in the next generation Android Operating System. Samsung is surely on course of becoming unbeatable in the market after this approval.

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