Good news just came to the struggling old giant. The BlackBerry Playbook has been approved by the US government for use in federal government activities. This makes it the first ever tablet to be certified by the U.S. government for its secuirty features and good quality.
Research in Motion in a statement release stated the following:
“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.