LG Electronics‘Â G5 and V10 smartphones have received theÂ U.S. National Information Assurance Partnership certification for conformance with international security standards.
The smartphones were assessed through NIAP’sÂ Common Criteria Evaluation and Validation Scheme to gauge compliance with theÂ Common Criteria international standard, LG said Thursday.
The certification is valid acrossÂ 25Â Common Criteria member countries includingÂ Canada, France, Germany, India, Japan, South Korea and the U.K.
“With the growing importance of higher security in business these days, we believe a firm security platform is a must for mobile workplace devices,” said Chris Yie, LG vice president and head of marketing communications for its mobile communications unit.
G5 and V10 smartphones are designed to feature LG’sÂ Guarded Access to EnterpriseÂ platform that works to provideÂ anti-hacking and mobile device management systems to secure corporateÂ data, LG said.
The company further noted G5 and V10 have also attained theÂ Defense Information Systems Agency‘sÂ security certificationÂ to beÂ used asÂ official smartphones ofÂ the Defense Department and affiliated agencies.