BlackBerry 10 wins U.S. security clearance ahead of launch
Research in Motion has won key government security certification for its BlackBerry 10 operating system months ahead of its launch, allowing the smartphone to be used in secure government workplaces.
The FIPS 140-2 certification signals that U.S. and Canadian governments bodies, along with private firms, can deploy BlackBerry 10 smartphones as soon as they launch, with a guarantee that data stored on the devices is appropriately secured and encrypted.
FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standard) certification is issued by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and must be…
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