Items tagged with FIPS

In many ways, RIM’s once mighty BlackBerry brand is now an also-ran in a mobile market that’s dominated by Android and iOS devices, but today’s news bodes well for the Canadian company. RIM announced that its BlackBerry 10 platform has received the prized FIPS 140-2 certification from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), which means that government agencies and enterprises can deploy BlackBerry 10 smartphones and BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 from the first day of launch. Image credit: The Telegraph “Achieving FIPS 140-2 certification means that... Read more...