Security has once again been making the news, thankfully not in the usual way, like adobe recently getting hacked and the Sony PSN debacle. 

President Obama has revealed he has to use his ageing Blackberry instead of his iPhone due to "security reasons".  

Apple’s iOS 6 was granted FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standard) 140-2 level 1 validation, allowing certain government agencies to adopt specialised devices running the software. The low-level cryptographic certification gives Apple a foot in the door for government contracts, like Department of Defense employees but still limits the iPhone and iPad use to security clearance levels well below assigned to the President.

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