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Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S8 & Note 8 Approved by the U.S. Department of Defense

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) added the Samsung Galaxy S9, Samsung Galaxy S8, and Samsung Galaxy Note 8 smartphones running the Android 8.0 Oreo mobile operating system to the Approved Products List (APL), ensuring customers in the United States that these devices are safe to use for communication and everything else they need. To ensure its devices meet the standards implemented by the National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP), Samsung worked with various standards bodies and completed the Common Criteria for Information Technology Security Evalution provided by DISA (Defense Information Security Agency) to provide the Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) required by the U.S. Department of Defense.