zDid you know that the Australian Government wants to introduce Samsung products for their use? The Samsung Galaxy S III, Note II and Note 10.1 are the models which the Government of Australia wants to use, but they need to pass some evaluations made by DSD – Defence Signal Directorate.

The devices can be verified with a great number of methods on different assurance levels. The government will use the Common Criteria process to an EAL2 evaluation assurance level. There are seven levels in EAL classifications starting from low tests and reaching advanced security and high risk situations tests.

The second level which will be used for testing, will assure that the devices will work normally and will provide a good security. The Android version 4.1.1 will be checked for errors as well as other things that will make the devices function bad. The system was already tested by other companies and the results were quite good, but the Australian Government wants to assure that the devices will be the right choice for them.

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DSD is evaluating the Android system for the first time even if OS of BlackBerry and iOS of Apple were already tested. The process for iOS took over a year, but the company is assuring that the tests for Samsung will take maximum six months. They consider the Samsung’s system better or…?

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