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

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