Opinion

BlackBerry PlayBook, Smart Card Reader Get U.S. Gov Security Cert

Both RIM's BlackBerry PlayBook tablet and its BlackBerry Smart Card reader are now sanctioned for use within U.S. government federal agencies. The PlayBook is currently the first and only tablet to received the FIPS 140-2 certification.
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Al Sacco was a journalist, blogger and editor who covers the fast-paced mobile beat for CIO.com and IDG Enterprise, with a focus on wearable tech, smartphones and tablet PCs. Al managed CIO.com writers and contributors, covered news, and shared insightful expert analysis of key industry happenings. He also wrote a wide variety of tutorials and how-tos to help readers get the most out of their gadgets, and regularly offered up recommendations on software for a number of mobile platforms. Al resides in Boston and is a passionate reader, traveler, beer lover, film buff and Red Sox fan.