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BlackBerry Unveils Multi-Platform Encryption Tool for Govt Clients

BlackBerry has added a new multi-platform encryption tool to the mobile technology firm’s portfolio of cybersecurity offerings designed for the public sector. SecuSUITE for Government is certified by the National Information Assurance Partnership as a voice platform that can support smartphones and tablets with Android, BlackBerry 10 and iOS operating systems, BlackBerry said Thursday. …

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BlackBerry’s Crisis Comm Platform Gets FedRAMP Certification

BlackBerry has obtained certification under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program to provide its cloud-based crisis communication service to federal agencies. The company said Tuesday its AtHoc software-as-a-service offering received FedRAMP authorization through the sponsorship of the Federal Aviation Administration. The U.S. Army also granted AtHoc a certificate of networthiness and authority to operate  in …

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John Chen: BlackBerry-Giuliani Partners Alliance to Offer Cybersecurity Products, Services

BlackBerry has partnered with Giuliani Partners to offer technology platforms and services that will work to help government and enterprise clients protect data and infrastructure against security breaches. BlackBerry said Thursday its Secure mobile security platform will be the underlying software for Giuliani Partners’ cybersecurity consulting services as part of the partnership. Giuliani Partners seeks to help customers …

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BlackBerry Receives New UK Govt Cyber Certification

BlackBerry has secured a new cyber certification from the U.K. government after a series of tests conducted by authorized external testers that included internal network scans, account security verification and tests on defenses against malicious software installation. Adam Boulton, BlackBerry senior vice president of security technology, writes in a blog post …

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BlackBerry, Zimperium Combine Mobile Threat Protection Offerings; Dave Kleidermacher, Shridhar Mittal Comment

BlackBerry and Zimperium have partnered to integrate the companies’ mobile security platforms in an effort to help government and other enterprise customers protect Android and iOS devices against threats. Zimperium combined its zIPS mobile threat management technology with BlackBerry’s BES12 mobile device management software and Good Dynamics Secure Mobility Platform as part of the partnership, the companies said Wednesday. Shridhar …

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BlackBerry Crisis Comms Software Receives Army Authority to Operate, Certificate of Networthiness

The U.S. Army has awarded BlackBerry‘s AtHoc networked crisis communications software a certificate of networthiness and authority to operate through April 2019 to support uninterrupted use of the software by the service branch. BlackBerry said Wednesday the software works to relay information to soldiers and other personnel and coordinate rapid responses during emergencies …

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BlackBerry Receives Crisis Comms Software Order From Senate’s Sergeant-at-Arms Office

BlackBerry has secured a five-year, multimillion dollar contract to provide crisis communications software for the Joint Emergency Mass Notification Systems of the Senate Sergeant at Arms Office. The company said Tuesday AtHoc-built software will power JEMNS to facilitate secure notification and communications in the event of a critical situation for approximately 50,000 people that work and visit the U.S. …

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BlackBerry Mobility Offerings Receive DISA STIG Approval for DOD Use; David Kleidermacher Comments

BlackBerry‘s latest operating system and its multi-OS enterprise mobility management platform have received the Defense Information Systems Agency‘s Security Technical Implementation Guides approval for use across the Defense Department. BlackBerry said Tuesday the STIG approval certifies its BES12 platform and BlackBerry OS 10.3.2 for smartphones as compliant with efforts to help government agencies and organizations prevent cyber attacks. …

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BlackBerry Updates AtHoc Crisis Mgmt Platform to Address Emergency Communication Issues

BlackBerry‘s AtHoc division has updated its crisis management platform in an effort to address market trends. BlackBerry said Monday the updates include an option to create rules for forwarding alerts received from external organizations and sources, automated staff mustering, management alerting and severity-codified notifications. “Critical events are inherently complex, and our customers have been …

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BlackBerry Receives VA Crisis Comms Platform Order; John Chen Comments

BlackBerry has received a $20 million order to deliver a communications platform for the Department of Veterans Affairs’ notification and personnel accountability systems in an effort to help protect employees and contractors during crises. The company’s AtHoc networked crisis communication system will work to centralize response activities and provide real-time status …

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DC Public Transportation Agency to Adopt BlackBerry AtHoc Emergency Communication System

Washington, D.C.’s public transportation agency has chosen a BlackBerry division to implement a unified network for agency personnel, first responders and local emergency organizations to communicate in the event of a crisis. BlackBerry said Tuesday the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority will use AtHoc‘s Connect alerting and crisis communication platform to distribute information to and from Metro’s enterprise monitoring, …

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BlackBerry Joins National Cyber Security Alliance; Edward Hearst, Michael Kaiser Comment

BlackBerry has joined the National Cyber Security Alliance, a nonprofit organization that collaborates with the Department of Homeland Security, corporate sponsors and nonprofit representatives to promote digital privacy and raise awareness on cybersecurity. Edward Hearst, vice president of U.S. government business development at BlackBerry, will represent the company on the NCSA …

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BlackBerry Obtains DoD Approval for Public Key Infrastructure; David Kleidermacher Comments

BlackBerry Ltd. has received a new Defense Department approval to deploy the company’s mobile device public key infrastructure credentials throughout the department. DoD personnel will use the BlackBerry OS and BlackBerry 10 smartphones to access and share data without the use of common access card tools for security, BlackBerry said Thursday. …

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DoD Seeks BlackBerry 10 Anti-Tamper Tech Sources

The Defense Department‘s U.S. Special Operations Command is seeking information on potential providers of integrity verification and tamper detection tools for BlackBerry 10 smartphones. USSOCOM said Thursday it wants a technology that can help special operations forces to monitor and audit BlackBerry 10 software and application modules. The command is …

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