BlackBerry PlayBook is The First Tablet Certified for U.S. Government

Research In Motion is proud to announce that their 7-inch BlackBerry PlayBook is the first tablet certified for deployment within U.S. federal government agencies.

According to the company no other tablet on the market has gained FIPS 140-2 (Federal Information Processing Standard) certification from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), which is required under the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 (FISMA).

BlackBerry PlayBook

“RIM is pleased to announce that the BlackBerry PlayBook is the first tablet approved under FIPS for use within the U.S. federal government,” said Scott Totzke, Senior Vice President, BlackBerry Security at Research In Motion. “This certification demonstrates our continued commitment to meeting the needs of security-conscious organizations and enables the U.S. federal government to buy with confidence knowing that the PlayBook meets their computing policy requirements for protecting sensitive information.”

Source: RIM

Related posts

Hercules reveals the smallest WiFi N USB key

Hercules has announced as they claim "the smallest" WiFi N USB key up to date, The Wireless N USB Pico (HWNUp-150) measures only 1.5 x 0.7cm and provides data rates of up to 150 Mbps, allowing you to comfortably surf the Internet. The mini device is 802.11N certified, comes with Hercules...

Toshiba launches Dynabook SS RX2/WAJ, World's First PC integrating 512GB SSD

Toshiba Corporation , reinforcing its "dynabook SS RX2 series" of notebook PCs offering light weight, slim lines, and long-lasting battery operation, today announced the introduction of the top-of-the-range “dynabook SS RX2/WAJ," world's first PC integrating 512GB SSD (Solid State Drive). The...

Scythe to start sales of Iori CPU cooler

Scythe, a company known for making various PC components and coolers, will soon start the official sales of the Iori CPU cooler (aka SCIOR-1000). The new model measures 107 x 136 x 117 mm and weighs 400 grams. The Iori comes with an aluminum heatsink, a 100 mm cooling fan and three copper...

Leave a comment